Glorify Templates: YouTube Thumbnail

Make the most remarkable, unavoidable, and eye-appealing YouTube thumbnail for your YouTube Videos with Glorify!

Running a YouTube channel is no joke, it is no child’s play. You spend a major chunk of your day, perhaps, even days, to make that one perfect vlog. You then spend another couple of hours trying to edit it down to perfection. After all of that hard work, when it boils down to creating a YouTube thumbnail, you might often have found yourself rather demotivated and might even have wanted to just pick out an image for the YouTube thumbnail at random- do not commit that sin ever again!

With Glorify, you can create the best YouTube thumbnail video under minutes – it really is as easy as drag and drops! 

Creating A Breathtaking YouTube Thumbnail With Glorify in 5 Easy Steps-

1Launch and sign in to your account (or sign up for one, what are you waiting for?)

2Click on “Browse” under and explore through hundreds of templates available under YouTube>YouTube Thumbnail

3Feeling a little too creative? You could even open a Youtube thumbnail blank template to start from scratch!

4Customize your template by adding text, images, graphics, play with colors – experiment all you can

5Save and export to give your YouTube channel the art it deserves!

Glorify YouTube Thumbnail Templates- Experience The Edge of Professionally Designed Templates

Your YouTube thumbnail will be that small display image on your video, ideally supposed to summarize what your video is all about. This image is responsible for attracting an audience to your video by letting them know, with just one image, a brief of what your video has to offer and also to exaggerate the number of potential clicks on your video. 

While there has been a lot of debate around what all this image should contain, it totally depends and is majorly dependent on the kind of channel you host. For example, if you are a channel that is more around serious issues, you might not want to include emojis or a slang-oriented text. On the other hand, if you host a channel that is more fun-oriented, usage of slangs, symbols and emojis could be a relevant deal. Most YouTuber’s also like to pull out an image from the video itself and add that as the thumbnail image. This works in favor of most because it helps the viewer understand what the video could be about. However, it is always recommended to not stop there just yet- twerk this image with the Glorify editing tools and take your snapshot to the next level!

Like your appearance and your looks create first and last impressions, your YouTube thumbnail also has the potential of creating lasting impressions. Do not tone down your enthusiasm at this point. While it is true that a YouTube thumbnail could be a little tricky to make, it is also true that you can do it under minutes with Glorify!

What is the ideal size for a YouTube thumbnail image?+

The ideal size for a YouTube thumbnail image is 1280 x 720 pixels, with the minimum width requirement of 640 pixels. The dimension aspect ratio is supposed to be at 16:9. Glorify’s YouTube thumbnail templates are predesigned, perfectly-sized templates which means there needs to be no worry about size at all! Just click open a template, tweak it to your standards and you are good to go!

Can I add text to my YouTube Thumbnail?+

You can and you most definitely should! Text can help you attract more audience because while they get a visual representation with your thumbnail, the text goes a step ahead to connect with them. However, never go overboard with your text as this could risk cramping up your thumbnail.
Adding text to your YouTube thumbnail is easy like a breeze! Click on the ‘Text’ icon in the left-hand side column and find add/edit/delete text in any font of your choice. You also get the option of spacing, changing font size and transparency, border thickness or even adding shadows amongst so much more with our integrated ‘Text’ tool.

Is Glorify’s YouTube thumbnail Template free to use?+

Our YouTube thumbnail templates are not free to use forever. However, we do offer a 14-day n- frill (no credit card required) trial period which gives you access to not only our Youtube thumbnail templates but tons of other creatives and the background removal tool to explore! At the end of the trial period, you would be asked to pick from a plan of your preference – Glorify Pro or Glorify Business and everything is free thereon!

What is the ideal recommended file size for a YouTube video thumbnail?+

The file size for a YouTube video thumbnail is recommended at 2 MB.

What are the best practices for the YouTube thumbnail image?+

Here are some practices you could follow for a remarkable YouTube thumbnail image-
Use colors for the text of the image that matches and is cohesive with your channel and your brand as a whole
Use contrast to make your image clear and definitive
Always try and aim for high quality, clear images
Do not cramp your image with too many symbols or too much tex
Ensure that this image serves its purpose: an accurate visual conveyance of what your video contains
Never let this image deceive your audience into something your video is not just so that you get clicks and views.

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