ABCya is a simplified word cloud maker aimed at younger students. Infant teachers might want to take a look at this for use with their classes.
Tagulis a free word cloud generator that offers the option to link every word in your word cloud to a Google search. Click on any word in your word cloud to be taken directly to a Google search results page for that word. Tagul creates a word cloud from text you copy into your Tagul account. Tagul will also generate a word cloud from any url you specify. Just as you can with other word cloud generators, Tagul allows you to specify words to ignore in creating your word clouds. Once your word cloud is created Tagul provides you with an embed code to put your cloud on your blog or website.
Word It Outcreates word clouds out of any text that you paste into the word cloud generator. Once the word cloud is created you can customize the size and color scheme of the cloud. You can also customize the font used in your word cloud. The feature of Word It Outthat I like the best is that you can choose to haveWord It Out ignore any word or words you choose. Ignoring words keeps them out of the word cloud.
Tagxedomakes it very easy to customize the design of your word clouds. You can select from a variety of shapes in which to display words or you can design your shape for your word cloud. You can enter text into the word cloud generator manually or simply enter a url from whichTagxedowill generate a word cloud. As with other word cloud generators you also have options for excluding words from your word clouds.
Amongst educatorsWordleis probably the most famous word cloud generator. Wordle provides many options for color, shapes, and fonts for displaying your word clouds.
Bonus:WordsiftThis is slightly different to the others in that the word cloud produced is pretty basic. But it does have the additional feature of linking each word to a visual thesaurus. Click on the word to get it’s meaning, and see how it is linked to other words.