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Free CD cover templates.

Our free online CD cover maker features stunning templates and endless customization tools.

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Make rockin’ CD covers with Adobe Express.

A music album is more than just the recording – it’s an entire artistic experience packaged up for your listeners. Create stunning CD covers with the creative power of Adobe Express. Whether you’re publishing a studio-recorded album or giving a friend a mixed CD, Adobe Express has the tools you need to bring your idea to life. Explore professionally designed templates in the Adobe Express gallery to customize to perfection, or design your own from scratch.

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How to make a CD cover.

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Design iconic album artwork.

Enjoy making cover artwork for just about anything, from burned CDs to podcasts to motion picture soundtracks and everything in between. Use your artwork for both printed covers as well as digital ones. Turn your album artwork into merch by remixing your design for t-shirts, posters, keychains, custom mugs or tote bags, and so much more, all right within your Adobe Express workspace.

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Let Adobe Express be your CD cover design expert.

Explore professionally designed templates to get your wheels spinning, or design your CD cover from scratch. Establish a theme for your designs using photos, icons, logos, personalized fonts, and other customizable elements to make them feel entirely authentic. With Adobe Express, it’s free and easy to make, save, and share your designs within minutes so you can add collaborators, get approval, and debut your best CD cover artwork yet.

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Frequently asked questions.

What are the standard CD cover sizes?
CD covers are almost always a 4.75” square.
How do I design an impressive CD cover template?
A good CD cover is one that captures the content of the CD in an artistic way that is simultaneously direct and easy to understand. Use high quality images and impactful, legible font choices. If you need inspiration, start with our template gallery, then customize with the world of professional design tools and assets right at your fingertips.
What should I put on the back of a CD cover?
Add a track list of a summary of the CD’s contents. Feature imagery and text that matches the rest of the CD cover design. Add a logo, publishing company, contact details, or other relevant credits as well.
Can I create my own CD cover template?
Any new or existing project can be turned into a shareable template. Open your project, choose the Share option in the top right, and follow the prompts to make your own CD cover template. Access your templates from your library and share with collaborators.
Can I get Adobe Express for free? If so, what’s included?
Yes, Adobe Express has a free plan that includes core features like photo editing tools and effects and thousands of free templates. Learn more about our plans and pricing.