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9 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines

9 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines
  • Flipsnack supports digital magazines with audio, video, text, images, links and voice-over. Quickly transform a pdf into an embeddable ezine.
  • Canva (Web/iOS) also has a template for creating a digital magazine and a collection of images, clipart, and graphics to choose from.
  • LucidPress‘s drag and drop publishing platform makes it easy to create a digital ezine. Students can add stock images from their library.
  • Book Creator can be used to create a sophisticated multimedia digital book and works wit iOS and Android devices. There are several learning needs friendly features. To publish on the Google Play Store or iBooks isn’t free.
  • MadmagZ has one free ezine template students can edit collaboratively.
  • Create a class magazine with this Time Magazine Google Slides template.
  • Flipboard (iOS/Android) allows you to curate students’ posts from blogs or websites into a magazine like format.
  • Issuu is another free way to create and publish a digital magazine with less options than the other tools and doesn’t have an education account like the other tools. Issuu has a new update where you can share stories more easily.
  • Yumpu is a free web tool for creating engaging digital magazines and flip books with links, videos and sounds. Here is a review of this cool tool.

Challenge– Get your students to create a digital magazine and teach them about being media reporters in the digital age.

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Shelly Terrell is an education consultant, technology trainer, and author. Read more at