YouTube Cover Photo Maker

Make stunning designs with PicMonkey's YouTube cover photo maker. You'll be amazed at what you can create — no design skills required.

How to make a YouTube cover photo

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Pick a template

Choose a YouTube cover photo design that you like from PicMonkey’s templates.

2
Add photos to your design

Replace the photos in the template with your own pics, or choose from millions of professional stock photos or videos our stock library. Customize your image's size, shape, color, and more with effects and editing tools.

3
Customize your template

Replace the text in the template with your own words, or add more text. Choose from hundreds of beautiful fonts, and customize the text's color and size, or try effects like curve or outline.

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Share your work

When you're finished designing, share your work by downloading to your computer, or exporting directly to social media or email. Your work will always auto-save to our cloud storage so you can return to it at any time.

Why use PicMonkey for design and photo editing?

Minimal learning curve

Our easy and intuitive tools allow you to start editing photos and creating spectacular designs immediately, no matter your skill level.

Extensive feature set

Start with a professionally designed template or take advantage of our high-powered tools to make custom images from scratch.

So much for so little

Get everything you need to create fabulous images for one low subscription price, with no one-off purchases or hidden costs.

Create with graphics

We’ve got thousands of awesome graphics in a multitude of styles, shapes, and sizes that you can use to create designs that will get noticed.

See our graphics

Create with stock photos

We’ve got millions of gorgeous, authentic stock photos taken by some of the best photographers in the world that you can use to create a truly unique image—all included with a subscription.

See our stock photos

Making YouTube cover photos in PicMonkey

Creating cohesive channel art distinguishes you as a serious video creator, and viewers are more likely to watch your content. So, what’s a profesh page look like? The YouTube cover photo and the video thumbnails all match in some way — font or color or design or all of the above. Good-looking channels that are easy to navigate means more click-throughs. Let's dive into designing for YouTube...

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