Here Are Some of The Best Word Cloud Generators for Teachers

February 7, 2016
Below is a collection of some of the best tools and mobile apps to use for generating word clouds. We have arranged these resources into three main categories:  word cloud generators for Google Drive, iPad word cloud generators, and web based tools for creating word clouds. As for Android users, the one we recommend is Word Salad which is also available for iPad.

1- Tagxedo

This is another great word cloud tool. You can use it the same way like Wordle but with an added feature which is  that of creating clouds in various forms.2- Wordle

This is my favourite word cloud tool and it is probably the most well-known of them all it helps you generate word clouds from the text you provide. Key words are given prominence in your cloud and you can use the clouds you create the way you like, print, or share with others3- ABCYA 

ABCYA provides a very practical tool to create word cloud for kids. The tool is very simple to use and has a  kid-friendly interface.4- Tagul

This is another cool web tool to create tag clouds for free. The procedure is the same like the ones above except that Tagul requires a sign up5- Word it Out

Word it Out is a tool that offers extra features like allowing you to create word  clouds from documents, or website URLs.

Google Drive tools for generating word clouds

‘Create your own word cloud from any text or Google Drive file to visualize word frequency.This is a tool for generating word clouds from text or Google Drive file that you provide. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and more. You can also create image from word cloud. You can print them out, or save them to your computer to share with your friends.’2- Word Cloud Generator

‘Use this add-on to quickly assess what your emerging theme is, how to best categorize your document, or if it is someone’s else’s document – find out the theme of the document without reading it. The #1 Word Cloud add-on for Google Docs just got tricked out. Loads of new features including control over number of words, prettifying the cloud, dropping words and including a word count table in the document.’
iPad word generator apps

Make great wordsalads out of documents that matter (or not) to you! With WordSalad you can make beautiful word clouds, super customized with different fonts, colors and words layouts.

Unleash your creativity by making beautiful word clouds on your iPad. Simply give Cloudart some text from a web page or paste some into the app and it will automatically create a gorgeous word cloud for you in seconds. Next, get busy with the intuitive sliders to customise your cloud to your heart’s content. When you’re happy with your masterpiece, share it with friends!

Visual Poetry lets you make beautiful text collages.Type your text or phrase and watch it instantly arranged as a mosaic in a variety of shapes and styles. 24 symbols are included or you can draw you own shapes. Pinch and drag to resize and rotate individual words.

Make beautiful tag clouds from your iPhone and iPad! Create a word cloud from a web page, custom text, your own spreadsheet file, or try sample clouds included with the app…

Create stunning word collages on your iPhone and iPad! Set up a collage with your text(or website URL), different layouts, fonts, and color themes.Simply start by clicking on the “Text” button. Add some text or input a website url. Select color theme and font in Settings. Select Landscape or Portrait orientation. Word Collage even lets you pan and zoom the picture.

WordFoto offers a great way of adding a message within photos, producing some intriguing results

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