Free Album Cover Maker

Love music? So do we! To help you get more eyes (and ears) on those tracks, we have just the solution to help you with the perfect album cover design. With VistaCreate, it doesn’t have to be complicated. You can start by browsing all the ready-made templates in our album cover maker. Choose a design you like and start creating your album cover for free online. We’ll guide you through every step of the process.
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Make an album cover that stands out with VistaCreate

Create cover art for free

You’ve set out to create an album cover but are not sure where to start? You’ll find that the VistaCreate library is full of album cover templates waiting to be customized. Simply pick one and explore all the different options to personalize your design in the free album cover maker. Check out millions of creative assets, design objects, and other free tools to make your cover design truly unique. You have all the tools needed to make a beautiful album cover, whether it’s for a rap album, a single track, or even a podcast.
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Top design features to create album covers

Spend more hours doing what you love and save time designing album covers for your music business with VistaCreate. You can use our simple tools and professionally designed templates to create covers for a podcast, music album, or mixtape. Explore easy-to-use design features and tools in the editor and make an album cover that speaks to listeners.

Use album cover templates

Geet the vibes right with our special templates for creators! No more hours of staring at a blank canvas trying to think of an idea — VistaCreate has already done the job for you. Whether you need a CD cover or an image for your podcast, you’ll find a suitable template in the editor. Browse available album cover templates and choose the best one for your project.
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Edit anything you want

Every graphic design element on a template can be adjusted in our album cover maker. Change the background and fonts, animate design objects, add or replace images, and more. Explore editing possibilities in VistaCreate and customize templates to your taste.
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Choose readable fonts

Choosing the right fonts is essential when it comes to creating a CD cover or album art. The back page of your album is just as important as the front, and they have to match. Make sure the names of the tracks are readable. Fortunately, VistaCreate offers a massive library of fonts and text styles to choose from. Explore over 680 fonts and find the best one for making your cover eye-catching.
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Enhance album covers

Experiment with various design objects from our creative library. VistaCreate has 53,000+ modern and vintage objects to enhance your music album cover. Convey emotions with stickers and illustrations or liven up your cover with animations — up to you. Plus, you can easily edit objects in the editor to make them fit your cover design.
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Upload your files

There is no limit to creativity in our cover art maker. If you want to design from scratch using your visual content, go ahead! Select a blank canvas and enter custom dimensions to get started. Then, upload your own photos, videos, and other files to our album cover generator and add them to your designs anytime you want.
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  • Access thousands of premium templates for your projects

  • Design using files from a library of 150M+ photos, videos, vectors

  • Remove backgrounds from your images with a single click

  • Unlock infinite Brand Kits, unlimited storage, and version history

  • Collaborate with up to 10 members in your Team Account

  • Make your own stickers, quickly resize designs, and more

How to make stunning album covers

  • Step 1

    Choose the format

    Log in to your VistaCreate account or sign up to get started. Enter “Album Cover” into the search bar to find the right design format.
  • Step 2

    Select a template

    Explore album cover templates and select one that inspires you the most. You can also start from scratch by entering custom dimensions in the editor.
  • Step 3

    Customize your cover

    Customize the chosen template and adjust it to your album style. Add your text, change the background color, upload your own photos, or replace design objects on your artboard.
  • Step 4

    Download your design

    When your design is ready, download it in one of the available formats in our album cover maker. Or, start promoting your release by posting your visual on social media.

Ideas for using the album cover format

  • Create a mixtape with style

    VistaCreate is your perfect mixtape cover maker. With its help, you can follow a vintage cassette aesthetic and create custom art for your playlist. This can be a great gift idea as well as a good marketing tactic effectively promote your product.

  • Design custom covers for your playlists

    Enjoy making playlists in Apple Music, YouTube Music, Spotify, Deezer, SoundCloud, or any other music streaming service? VistaCreate is the graphic design tool you’re looking for! Access cool customization features and design unique visuals for all your digital playlists.

  • Brand your album

    Don’t underestimate the power of good design. If you need an online LP or CD cover maker that allows you to easily make custom visuals, look no further. With VistaCreate, you can quickly make your cover reflect your brand. Upload your brand colors, fonts, and other elements, and easily design for your brand. Make a branded song cover that will stop everyone on their tracks.

  • Promote music like a pro

    Design appealing marketing materials to support the release of your stunning album. Make banners for ads, concert flyers, social media posts, and many more. Design everything you need to make noise online and offline in our album cover creator!


  • Why is an album cover important?

    If you want your album to be successful, don’t be afraid to take risks. Be ready to spend a lot of time creating cover art, because it is the ultimate marketing tool. Listeners see the cover before they listen to the music. Later on, this design will be associated with songs from the album and convey a more sentimental meaning to fans.
  • Where can one find inspiration for album covers?

    We won’t surprise you by telling you to browse Instagram, Pinterest, and other major social media platforms. But we know one more place full of genius ideas — your brain! Inspiration comes from within. When designing a cover, try to use key concepts from the music first. If your inner album cover creator doesn’t have any ideas today, then no worries! Go to VistaCreate and discover hundreds of design ideas for any music album style. Use them for inspiration or pick a template you like and adjust it to your cover in a few clicks.
  • How do I create an outstanding LP cover?

    It’s not easy to stand out in a world full of ambitious and talented musicians. However, if you manage to create impressive cover art, it will be a bit easier. Learn the basics of well-balanced visuals and research the latest trends in graphic design. Study the market and look through the covers of other musicians. With all this information gathered and analyzed, it’s easier to visualize what cover will fit your music. Our editor offers professional templates for any genre and style. Just select the right one for your purpose and start customizing it.
  • Can I create my own album cover template?

    Sure! You can browse our free templates or make your design from scratch. Just pick a blank layout with pre-set dimensions and create an album cover that perfectly reflects your music. Upload your logo, colors, fonts, and images and use them in your album design.
  • What should be included when designing album cover art?

    Think of your cover design as an advertisement for your music. Add your logo, artist name, album title, and a captivating image. You can also include a track list on the back of your design. If you’re working with a music label, add their name to your project.

Iconic album covers in minutes

Browse ready-to-use album cover templates in VistaCreate and easily customize any of them to show off your music!

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