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Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Paperback Book Mockup- FREE!

Paperback eBook Cover Action Mockup & Template- FREE!

ebook cover action scripts
Here's another option to publish your ebook into a bit different shape.
It's a book with thin cover. So called paperback or some might called it
curvy style. You know why.

Most of the actual book we found in a bookstore nowaday comes with this
shape. It's look more practical with it flexibility, light weight and cost

Requirement: Adobe Photoshop 7 or above.
Should you encounter any error massage during running the action, please
give us your feedback stating your Photoshop version and OS.

The download link for ebook cover action script- paperback 1:

paperback / curvy ebook cover action script

Click here to download the ATN file (zipped)

Here an output sample of the ebook cover action script- paperback 1.

ebook cover actions script

The blank template created by the action 1 are of the equal size with the
other ebook templates provided in our last post. Means all the templates
that I've created for ebook cover actions so far, can be use with all of
the ebook cover actions with no problems.

The FREE templates in PSD files are available from ebook cover hardback template and from here

There will be more and more templates for this ebook action in our future
post. Better 'Bookmark This Site' now before you forget the URL for future
reference. Even better if you bookmark this site into your social
bookmarking site to share with the others.

Terms of use:
You can use it to promote your new digital product on your site,
give it as a free giveaway to promote your site, as a bonus or else.

Anyway you have no rights to sell or use any of ecover-Templates.com's
products for commercial purpose.

'eCT eBook Cover - Paperback 1' is another original action script created
and exclusively brought to you by www.eCover-Templates.com.

How To use Photoshop eBook Cover Action Scripts and Templates

User Manual: How To Use Photoshop Cover Action Scripts

Just in case you are new to Photoshop, here's step-by-step guide on how to use the Photoshop ecover action scripts provided by ecover-templates.com.

You need Photoshop to run the actions.
Adobe Photoshop 30 days free trial can be download from here

Step 1- Loading The EBook Cover Action Into Your Photoshop

1-Fire up Photoshop and and make sure the Actions palette is visible. If not, go to main menu bar, Window > actions to visualize it.

2- Open the Actions palette, click on the little triangle button as shown below

3- Click on the "Load Actions..." from the drop down menu to locate and load the action script (ATN File) that you had download previously.

Then, you can see the ebook cover action get listed in your Action palette.

Step 2- Using the Photoshop EBook Cover Action Script

First, Create a blank template by
1- Select the action of your desire
2- Click on Action / Step 1 from the dropdown menu
3- And click on the Play button as shown

Give a few seconds for the action to execute.

This creates blank flat template. You may now start filling the template with your own design.

I strongly suggest you to make each of your graphic and text into separate
layers. This will make your work much easier in the process.

I come up with this

Second, Transform your flat 2D into stunning 3D ebook cover

When you're done with with your design,
click on the Action 2 and then the play button

Wait a few seconds for the action to execute thoroughly before start to crop and resize the image into your desire size. Then save for web.

The final result:
ebook cover action scripts

That's how to use the action script, but how about the templates?

How To Put ECover Templates Into Action

After downloading the templates pSD files into your computer, you need to unzip it using zip unzip software. You can get 45 days free trial version of winzip here.

1- Load the PSD file into your Photoshop as shown in Step 1 above.

2- Choose your action from the Action palette

3- Skip Action 1 and play the Action 2 as shown below.


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