free ebook cover creator

  Janebell 09 May 08

I have spent most of this afternoon looking for a decent (free) ebook cover creator - to no avail. I object to spending $35 - $100 for something I will probably use only very occasionally - also the software can't be THAT technical?
Anyone know of anything out there?

  Forum Editor 09 May 08

but some of it is very good, and to be frank, the old adage that you get nowt for nowt holds good here.

When you consider that a really professional-looking cover can work wonders in terms of attracting interest, an expenditure of £40 or so isn't exactly a fortune. I've yet to see a totally free product in this field that was any good at all.

  Janebell 09 May 08

Thanks - good advice (sometimes you don't know whether to fork out or just keep looking) do you recommend any one in particular?

  Janebell 09 May 08

Sorry that should have read ebook COVER creator

  Forum Editor 09 May 08

I recommend this:

click here

  Janebell 10 May 08

Thanks for your continued help. I don't have photoshop so this would be an expensive option - any others you know of?

  Forum Editor 10 May 08

you run a Google search on 'ebook cover creator software'.

You'll get plenty of results, and you can look through them at your leisure.

  ChristyRZ 25 Jul 09

GIMP is free software like Photoshop. It's as powerful as Photoshop, without the pricetag. (It's open-source.)

click here

Once you download GIMP, go to:

click here

...and get the tutorial on how to use GIMP to make the 3D covers, software boxes, etc. There's both a written tutorial as well as a set of video tutorials.


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