• AuthorSandeep


Updated: Sep 22, 2018

If you are an author and you need a awesome looking book cover but you can't afford any professional to make it.

Then you are absolutely in right place.

Here is my some covers with my upcoming book

But Wondering how to create beautiful 3D graphics to help promote your latest book?

Now that your book is ready for publishing, all you need is making some attractive 3D cover images to launch an effective book promotion.

Why would you need a 3D book cover?

1.Create an effective email opt-in or landing page 2.Can be used as a part of your author email signature 3.Craft engaging social media posts on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest etc 4.Make eye-catching book banners 5.Create online advertisement 6.Use as book marketing images on your website


I don’t have time to do that. I don’t have the budget to hire a professional designer or even buy a Photoshop action set. And I simply don’t have any graphic design skill.

Truth be told, these days life is a lot easier.

Did you know that you can create your own 3D cover in just a few minutes, without spending any money or wasting precious time?

All you need is using the RIGHT tool.

Today, I’m going to share with you my top 10 sites that allow you to create great-looking 3D covers in a wide variety of formats.

• It’s 100% free • Don’t require any graphic design skills • Don’t have to download any software • No ugly watermark on your book cover • Save your time. You can turn your flat design into a 3D cover image in just a couple of minutes.

Note: Before you start using this tool, you need to get your 2D front cover ready. You can easily create it with Canva or PowerPoint, and then use a 3D mockup generator to create a beautiful graphic.

I am going to show you 10 free 3D book cover template, by which you could make a super-cool 3d cover.

10Best free 3D Book cover generator

1. Diybookcovers.com

DIY Book Design is created by an author Derek Murphy for authors.

You can convert a flat design into a 3D cover or group mockup in 3 simple steps:

1. Choose the mockup design that’s most suitable for your branding or promotional purpose. 2. Upload your book cover file in JPG or PNG. 3. Save your 3D images as JPG or PNG.

If you want to change the background, you’ll need to save it as PNG.

2. Adazing.com

Another great 3D book cover maker is Adazing. It widely-used by authors, marketers and entrepreneurs who want to create free eBook covers and product mockups.

Here’s how to create instant eBook cover with this free 3D mockup: 1. Go to Adazing 2. Choose the cover template that you’d like to use and click “Next”. 3. Upload a PDF, PNG or JPG of your eBook cover file.

4. Enter your name and email address. Click “Finish”. 5. You’ll be taken to a page to download your free 3D cover.

3. Absolutecovers.com

Another best 3d cover is Absolutecovers.com where you can not only make a 3D cover, but you can make a gift wrap too. Just select --- Giftwrap. Here is a my book cover as a gist wrap

You can change the background too.

4. Myecovermaker.com

Myecovermaker makes it easy to create your own professional eBook covers.

There are many professional pre-designed templates to choose from. Simply select the template that you like, upload your file and they’ll take care of the rest.

You’ll need to sign-up an account to claim your first 5 covers for free. Their premium plan starts at just $14.95 per month with unlimited covers and downloads.

5. Boxshot.com

BoxShot is another useful tool where you can create realistic 3D book cover for free!

1. Go to BoxShot. 2. Select option 3D Book on the menu bar. 3. Upload a front cover image. You can choose to upload an image for the spine and back cover too (optional). 4. Click “Render”. It takes 30 seconds to 5 minutes to have your new 3D image ready.

The better the image quality, the more time it will take.

6. Dunnnk.com

Dunnnk.com is my favorite free 3D mockup maker for my eBooks and magazines.

They offer tons of high-quality 3D mockup styles with a variety of realistic backgrounds such as MacBook, iPhone, apple watch, iMac, and Android.

All the templates are for free. Simply choose the mockup styles that you want to use, and upload a picture. Then, right-click to save the 3D picture to your computer. No sign-up required.

Here’s an example of a 3D mockup for my magazine.

7. Smartmockups.com

SmartMockups is another great tool for creating stunning 3D marketing images.

There are over 700+ high-quality mockups with advanced features to choose from. You can make a great-looking mockup for your webpage, book, t-shirt, hat and more. Plus, it’s free!

If you want to test out all of SmartMockups’ features, you can sign-up for a free 7-day trial.

8. PhotoFunia.com

With PhotoFunia, you can add a spark to your book covers and product images in only a few seconds. This free tool will help to make your images more original and unique.

There are over 4000 templates from different categories that you can use for free. Let’s get creative and have fun.

9. MagicMockpus.com

MagicMockups allows you to showcase your products or book covers in a real-life environment. You can get good quality 3D mockups for personal and commercial use, without any attribution. 

10. Mockupsjar.com

With Mockupsjar, you can create realistic mockups for your eBook, mobile apps, websites and more in 3 easy steps.

  1. Upload an image for your mockup

  2. Choose the desired resolution for your mockup

  3. Click “Generate” to create final 3D picture

Mockupsjar is available as a free tool and gives you full access to 432 mockups. But if you want to get unlimited downloads for all resolutions and history support, you can choose to upgrade to their pro plan which is just $8 a month.

These are the 10 sites, now it's up to you which ones you wanna try.

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