Tuesday 21 December 2021

ebook cover dimensions | ebook cover size

In this article we will discuss the topic ebook cover dimensionsebook cover size. A book in an electronic or digital form refers to an ebook that can be in any format like pdf, epub etc. For any kind of book deciding the cover design is very important job. The cover of a book determines its worth! Your cover image has a significant affect on your readers' purchasing decisions, and using a high-quality cover image is a great approach to enhance consumer trust. 

Here we have shared some tips for both standard print and ebook publishing that can helps to create an ideal cover. When uploading a cover online to publishing planform the uploaded image often stretch or distort due to the improper ebook cover size. So before uploading ebooks online it is very important to know about the correct dimensions.


What’s the Ideal ebook cover dimensions?

The Ideal ebook cover dimensions or size is 1,600 x 2,650 pixels. Where 2,560 pixels represents the height and 1,600 pixels shows the width.  The corresponding Image ratio of height and width is at least 1.6:1. The images must have 300 PPI (pixels per inch) minimum resolution and should be in common file format like JPEG, PNG, TIFF etc.

The ebook cover size can be change according to the device,  if you are targeting high definition devices then the image height will be 2500 pixels.  Minimum dimensions of 1000 x 625 pixels in height and 625 width respectively. 

Each ebook publishing websites have diverse requirements for ebook covers (watch the video below). As we have provide the size an ideal size ratio above, according to which the general criteria for an ebook cover size is that the Hight must be 1.6 greater as compared with the width.

Type Standard ebook cover dimensions
Kindle  2,560 x 1,600 (1.6:1 aspect ratio)
Novels and Non-Fiction 2,560px x 1,600px (1.5:1 aspect ratio)
Illustrated Books 2,800px x 3,920px (1.4:1 aspect ratio) or
3,000px x 3,600px (1.2:1 aspect ratio)
Audiobooks 3,200px x 3,200px (1:1 aspect ratio)

The ebook cover must be designed so that if it is printed then it looks great as it look in the electronic form that is why the dimensions are very important.

Publishing platforms recommended ebook cover dimensions


eBook Publishing platforms cover size detentions video

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