Archive for the ‘GIMP’ Tag

Creating eBook Covers: Software

Software to Create Images and Covers

The image needs to be saved as a Jpeg, therefore it is easier to work in a program that can save as jpeg files.

  • Microsoft Paint
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • GIMP (freeware)

There are many other programs, but you will already have Paint if your operating system is Windows. Continue reading

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Creating Covers for eBooks

Now I am creating covers for my stories before I upload to Smashwords I need to learn more about photo manipulation, so I downloaded and tested a free program called GIMP over the holidays to compare with Adobe Photoshop Elements and Corel Paint Essentials. Continue reading