Our book mockup generator for Photoshop renders paperback books, commercial notepads, and consumer hardcovers in seconds. Find glossy booklets, square books, manuals, comic books, graphic novels, perfect binding, trade, and other customizable book mockups with softbacks.

The book branding mockups are divided below into retail products for online mockup browsing. Each license free paperback book mockup features a customizable template rendered using the PSDCovers mockup generator. Take your commercial designs or product designs and place it into the PSD mockup template to render your packaging high-angle or eye-level mockups in seconds.


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    PSDcovers C-Format Paperback Centrefold Top View
    PSDcovers Paperback C-Format Glossy Top View
    paperback028
    PAPERBACK028 is a large C Format book proxy representing a product measuring roughly 6 inches by 9 inches. This PSD Mockup renders the book from a top view looking straight down onto the centre pages of the book.  The left and right pages present your page designs on 2 high gloss pages (toggle gloss layers to disable gloss effect).  Highlights and shadows each appear on distinct layers which can be further modified to suit your needs. To add your own custom background behind the book simply toggle the default white background layer and place your own desk, shelf or outdoor image behind the book.
  • PSDcovers Paperback Centrefold looking down
    PSDcovers Paperback C-Format Centrefold
    paperback027
    PAPERBACK027 renders pages from a C Format book on a softcover mockup laying on a white background.  The left and right pages of the book itself are facing upward while the front and back cover, including the spine of the book, are not visible in the final rendering.  The book is presented at a 30° rotation with a view looking down at the book from 45°.  Shadows and highlights are included on individual layers and can be manipulated to suit the designs which are applied to the final rendering.  The background itself is transparent, simply toggle the visibility to hide the background or drop in your own scene.
  • PSDcovers Paperback Centrefold looking down
    PSDcovers Paperback Open Presentation
    paperback026
    PAPERBACK026 presents your internal page designs for your new book on a proxy C Format size paperback mockup.  This PSD mockup is rendered and presented as being on a flat surface while face up and open to the centre page.  While the left and right pages are prominently displayed, the spine and covers of the book are not visible in this template.  The Photoshop template features highlights and shadows which are provided on individual layers which can be further manipulated to suit your needs.  The background, shown here as white, can be hidden to reveal a fully transparent background where a custom image can be placed.
  • PSDcovers Paperback Centrefold looking down
    PSDcovers Paperback C-Format Centrefold
    paperback025
    PAPERBACK025 is a C Format book opened to the centre page while laying on a flat surface. This PSD Mockup template presents your left and right inside page designs for a C format book onto a proxy product measuring roughly 6 inches by 9 inches. The front, back and spine of this paperback template are not visible in the mockup but are in others. The book is rendered looking down at the book from 30° above and faces directly forward. The background, highlights and shadows are all provided on individual layers and may easily be further customized to suit the needs of the designer.
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    Paperback PSD Mockup C-Format Laying Flat Surface
    Paperback PSD Mockup 45° Angle Perspective
    paperback024
    PAPERBACK024 continues the C Format series of books which allow you to render your book cover design onto a paperback proxy for a 6in by 9in aspect ratio mockup.  This PSD template renders the book laying on a flat white surface and includes a series of highlight and shadow layers in the result. The background is default white but can be toggled off for a completely transparent background — you can also add your own background.  The book's orientation in the final rendering means the back cover and the book spine are not visible.  This mockup simulates a paperback book which is generally .6 inches in thickness.
  • Paperback PSD Mockup C-Format Laying Flat Surface
    Paperback PSD Mockup Laying Flat
    paperback023
    PAPERBACK023 renders your supplied book cover design onto a C Format PSD Mockup.  The paperback is generated by running a Photoshop Action which renders the book laying on a flat surface. Highlights and shadows for the book are presented on individual layers and can be modified to appear brighter or darker. This book is a proxy for any book sharing the same 6in x 9in aspect ratio as C Format books. The final rendering presents the book on a surface with a 30° rotation and a view from above the book also from 30°.  The spine and back cover are not visible in this mockup template.
  • Paperback PSD Mockup C-Format Laying Flat Surface
    Paperback PSD Mockup Laying Flat at 0 degrees
    paperback022
    PAPERBACK022 is a straight on C Format book laying flat on the surface with the book cover face up.  The pages from the bottom of the book are clearly visible, however the spine and right edge of the book are not. The book's dimensions are 6 inches wide by 9 inches tall with a thickness just slightly over half an inch.  This PSD mockup of a C format book is an ideal proxy rendering for any author looking to showcase their new book in marketing materials or on their website. The book have a number of highlight layers as well as shadow and gradient elements that help to further the illusion that this cover action has produced a photo of a book. The C-Format series can be located here.
  • Paperback PSD Mockup C-Format Laying Flat Surface
    Paperback PSD Mockup Laying Flat
    paperback021
    PAPERBACK021 is a 6in x 9in C format mockup of a paperback book.  This softcover proxy is rendered to appear laying on a flat surface with the cover facing up. The placement of the C format book is presented at 30° with a view looking down at the book from 30° above. Highlights and gradient shadows for the spine and cover of the paperback are provided on individual Photoshop layers.  The default white background is rendered as a visible media layer by default but can be toggled off or replaced with your own scene after rendering is complete.  Additional viewing angle of this C Format mockup can be found here.
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    Paperback PSD Mockup C-Format Laying Flat Surface
    Paperback PSD Mockup Laying Flat
    paperback020
    PAPERBACK020 renders a C-Format book laying on a flat surface. The PSD Mockup renders your book facing up from the surface.  The spine and pages at the bottom of the book are clearly visible in this rendering. Subtle highlights are provided on individual layers for further customization, shadows are also provided which help further the illusion the book is laying on a flat surface.  The scene comes with a default white background which can be toggled off or replaced with a custom background image.
  • Paperback PSD Mockup C-Format Standing Portrait Mode
    Paperback PSD Mockup Upright Presentation
    paperback019
    PAPERBACK019 renders your supplied paperback cover designs onto a standing C-Format book rotated to 45°.  This PSD Mockup includes a fully transparent background with individual layers for highlights and shadows to further customize the mockup after rendering is complete. This mockup displays a clear shot of the book spine and cover. This mockup renders your new book cover for promotion or marketing materials on a solid white background by default.  The background can be toggled off revealing a fully transparent background ready for a custom scene.
  • Paperback PSD Mockup C-Format Standing Portrait Mode
    Paperback PSD Mockup Standing 45 degrees
    paperback018
    PAPERBACK018 is a standing C-Format paperback book rendered to be viewed at eye level.  The PSD Mockup applies your supplied artwork and renders it to the front cover of this book. The paperback itself is rotated to 30° allowing the spine of the book to be sufficiently visible to the viewer.  Highlights and shadows are provided on the individual layers and can be adjusted to suit designs which may require more or less intense highlighting.  The shadows are also provided on separate layers and are supplied to further enhance the illusion the book is standing.
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    Paperback PSD Mockup C-Format Standing Release
    Paperback PSD Mockup Standing Face Forward
    paperback017
    PAPERBACK017 stands at eye-level facing directly forward.  The paperback covers bulges slightly at the top and bottom of the book suggesting it has been opened previously. This Photoshop template renders your artwork onto the cover of a closed C-Format book. The spine and pages of the book are not visible in this mockup, however, other books in this series do display those features. This PSD mockup is a proxy for a 6x9 inch paperback book, the dimensions of the book (including the thickness) are hardcoded into the Action itself and cannot be modified. This mockup includes a default white background which can be toggled off or replaced with your own background scene.  Highlights are included on individual layers and should be adjusted after rendering is complete to compliment the contrast in your cover design.
  • Paperback PSD Mockup C-Format Standing Release
    Paperback PSD Mockup Standing Face Forward
    paperback016
    PAPERBACK016 is a standing PSD mockup made to present your new paperback book on your website or marketing materials.  This C-Format book renders your book design onto a front facing product standing on a flat surface, a faint shadow is cast at the front of the book.  The paperback is rotated to 30° allowing for the right side of the book to be visible along with the pages.  The spine is not visible due to the rotation of the book which stands at eye-level. This Photoshop template includes highlights and shadows on individual layers for further customization (for example, changing opacity level to make highlights less apparent).
  • Paperback PSD Mockup C-Format Standing Release
    Paperback PSD Mockup Standing Face Forward
    paperback015
    PAPERBACK015 is a large C-Format book standing at eye-level.  This PSD Mockup renders your supplied paperback book design onto a 6in by 9in product which stands on a flat surface with a 45° rotation.  The spine of the book in this rendering is not visible but the thickness and pages are clearly visible along the right edge of the book. This paperback provides subtle lighting and shadow elements on individual layers for further customization.  A solid white background layer is provided which can be toggled off to reveal a fully transparent environment, prefect for scene customization. Please note that the product dimensions are fixed and cannot be modified during, or after, rendering is complete.
  • Paperback PSD Mockup C-Format Standing Release
    Paperback PSD Mockup C-Format
    paperback014
    PAPERBACK014 is a 6 by 9 inch C-Format paperback book rotated to 45°.  This psd mockup stands at eye-level facing forward, the thickness of this book is evident due to the clear visibility of the book's pages. The paperback is rendered as a closed book with no direct view onto the spine or back of the book. This mockup provides some highlight layers and minimal shadows on the flat surface beneath the book. Once your design is rendered to the book cover you may toggle off the background layer to reveal the transparency around the book.  A custom scene can easily be placed behind the book.