Free Book Cover Maker Software Online

Every good book deserves to come in a great package. Now that you’ve finished writing, give your book an eye-catching cover with Lucidpress’s free book cover maker software.


With a collection of great-looking book templates, our book cover maker gives you a foundation to start with. If you’re looking for a little inspiration or need a hand getting your cover done quickly, we can help. You can create a beautiful book cover in minutes with our pre-designed book cover templates.

Adventure Book Cover
Adventure Book Cover
Night Book Cover
Night Book Cover
Roadtrip ebook cover
Travel Book Cover
Business Book Cover
Business Book Cover

Shine in digital or print

Lucidpress lets you design a book cover that will turn heads, whether it’s in digital or print format. Your book cover will look great on a computer screen screen, a tablet, or on paper, and everything you make in Lucidpress can be shared through social media channels like Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter with the click of a button.

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Lucidpress strikes the perfect balance between ease of use and sophistication. It’s more powerful than a word processor, but more accessible and less expensive than desktop design software. You won't find any steep learning curves here. Anyone can design professional-quality book covers with our simple, drag-and-drop book cover designer.

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Powerful and painless

Are you working on a deadline? You can make a stellar book cover today with Lucidpress. All you need is an email address to sign up and start making something beautiful. You don't have to worry about downloads or installations. Our book cover design platform is a fast and simple way to create your own professional book cover.

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Become a savvy book designer and publisher. We make it fun to bring your creative projects to life. With multi-page layouts, robust image management and smart brand controls, you and your team can collaborate online to create a book cover you're proud of. Check out our book cover design features below.

Nothing to install

Team collaboration on the cloud

Maybe you want others to edit your cover or just get some feedback. Lucidpress’s online book maker let's you do that and more with online collaboration. And you can do it instantly without ever leaving Lucidpress, so your work won’t be lost in the email void. Keep everything in the cloud while being able to collaborate remotely.

Drag and Drop

Hands-on, stress-free

Our easy-to-use software gives you the freedom to tackle the entire creation process with impressive results. The drag-and-drop editor makes it easy to achieve your vision with no compromises. Easily drag-and-drop text, images & graphics to customize your design for stress-free creation.

Easy import

Easy import

Lucidpress integrates with your favorite tools to put content at your fingertips. Transfer text from a Google Doc or import photos from Dropbox, Flickr, Facebook, or Google search so you can stay focused on your project. You can get to work without waiting for images or content to download.

Share via print or digital

Flexible sharing

We make it easy to share on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter & more. You can also increase your readership by publishing to a secure webpage or an embedded viewer, so readers can access it anywhere. Flexible sharing lets you show off your great book cover design anywhere you like.

How to make a book cover

Step 1: Select a style that works with your book

Decide on a portrait or landscape orientation—or you could even go for a different look, like a square. Select fonts and colors that fit well with the book’s style. At the same time, choose whether the focus of the book cover will be on the text or the imagery.

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booklet binding

Step 2: Consider your readers

Select images, a title, and other information that will connect with your target audience. Think about other elements of your book cover that you can use to attract readers. Your book cover is the first impression they’ll have of your work, so make it count.

Step 3: Use visuals

Make sure each visual element is cohesive with one another and with the theme of the book. Choose a font that really brings your text to life. Decide on an image that helps to create a visual overview of the book.

booklet images
booklet outline

Step 4: Share your book cover with the world

Save both the digital and print versions of your book cover in a high-quality format. Now you can print it off or share it online. For example, you can use the cover to promote your upcoming book launch on social media. Let the whole world see your work.


It’s fast and easy to produce professional results with our book cover designer. Our templates and drag-and-drop functionality make designing your book cover quick, while still allowing for full customization. Templates give you a place to start, and you decide how much time you want to take customizing your cover. Either way, you’ll end up with a professional quality book cover design. With Lucidpress, you won’t waste time learning how to use a complicated software that takes time and expertise to use. Lucidpress is the perfect cross between a simple and a professional design tool.