Youtube thumbnail border

Quick and easy way to add border colors to YouTube thumbnails.

Create a YouTube thumbnail with a border

Color has a strong psychological effect. So adding borders to images is a simple way to help highlight the thumbnails available for your Youtube videos.

Follow the steps below:

  1. Upload the image from your device.
  2. Choose the color and thickness of the border.
  3. Click Add Border button.
  4. Click download button to save to your device.
  5. Sign in to YouTube studio to update new thumbnails for your videos.
  6. All done!

Common Psychological Effects of Colors

Keep in mind that certain shades or tones may result in very different meanings. Also, the context around the color, and even surrounding colors, can have an effect. Think of this as more of a beginning guide to color psychology.

The Color White: purity, innocence, cleanliness, sense of space, neutrality, mourning (in some cultures/societies)

The Color Black: authority, power, strength, evil, intelligence, thinning / slimming, death or mourning

The Color Gray: neutral, timeless, practical

The Color Red: love, romance, gentle, warmth, comfort, energy, excitement, intensity, life, blood

The Color Orange: happy, energetic, excitement, enthusiasm, warmth, wealth prosperity, sophistication, change, stimulation

The Color Yellow: happiness, laughter, cheery, warmth, optimism, hunger, intensity, frustration, anger, attention-getting

The Color Green: natural, cool, growth, money, health, envy, tranquility, harmony, calmness, fertility

The Color Blue: calmness, serenity, cold, uncaring, wisdom, loyalty, truth, focused, un-appetizing

The Color Purple: royalty, wealth, sophistication, wisdom, exotic, spiritual, prosperity, respect, mystery

The Color Brown: reliability, stability, friendship, sadness, warmth, comfort, security, natural, organic, mourning (in some cultures/societies)

The Color Pink: romance, love, gentle, calming, agitation

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