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13+ Best Free Online Tools to Create 3D Mockups in Seconds (No Photoshop Needed)

13+ Best Free Online Tools to Create 3D Mockups in Seconds (No Photoshop Needed) image
Have you ever wanted to bring your work to the next level?   How about making them into realistic mockups?   You know, with someone holding an iPhone, working in front of a computer or maybe just a simple iPhone frame.   Essentially, turning your 2D flat design into 3D generated mockups can make your…

13 Best Free Online Tools to Create 3D Mockups in Seconds (No Photoshop Needed). thinkmaverickHave you ever wanted to bring your work to the next level?


How about making them into realistic mockups?


You know, with someone holding an iPhone, working in front of a computer or maybe just a simple iPhone frame.


Essentially, turning your 2D flat design into 3D generated mockups can make your product screenshots more eye-catching, attractive and interesting.


Here are some quick ideas:

  • Use it on your website or blog. Example: See how I used the iPad mockup here.
  • Present website mockups to your clients professionally.
  • Add it to your portfolio.
  • Share on social media or billboard advertisement.
  • Showcase your work, design, websites, or products (online course, eBooks) etc.
  • See how your eBook, online course and website would look like on various backgrounds such as laptop, desktop, smartphone, or a tablet screen.



“I’m not a graphic designer, I don’t have time to do that and I don’t have a budget to hire a professional designer….”


Luckily for you, there’s a plethora of online tools that allow you to create professional 3D product mockups for absolutely free.


I’ve performed some detailed research and turned over a fair few rocks to bring you this tantalizing list!

  • Easy to use, straightforward interface, no learning curve
  • It’s 100% free. (Some may offer options to upgrade for extra features.)
  • No coding or design skill needed
  • Don’t have to download any software
  • Create super crisp, high resolution and high-quality mockups in just a couple of minutes
  • Save tons of time (and frustration)


Without further ado, let’s get started.


13+ Best Free Online Mockup Generators 1. Mediamodifier – All-in-one Mockup Design Platform

Mediamodifier is simple yet robust platform that helps you to create your own professional graphics, videos, ads, logos, social media posts, banners, book covers and more.


With the intuitive drag-and-drop editor and thousands of ready-made templates, you can quickly turn your ideas into inspirational marketing visuals- even if you’re not a design expert.


Plus, it’s completely free to use. Simply upload your image into a graphic template, resize to crop and fit. You can then preview your design , download and use as your own! That’s how simple it is.


However, it’s worth noting that all free downloaded 3D designs come with a watermark. To remove the watermark, you can purchase their monthly subscription for $19/month. Or save more money with yearly plan for just $9/month.


And, as a reader of this site, you can get 10% OFF all purchases and subscriptions just enter “THINKMAVERICK” when you check out.

Formats: PNG, JPEG, PSD

Free/Paid: www.mediamodifier.com


2. Smart Mockups– #1 Product Mockup Generator

Another superb free tool, Smart Mockups lets you choose from its library of professional mockups and create stunning 3D marketing images, effortlessly.


Here are a few things you can do with this web-based mockup tool:

  • Social media mockups: Create effective marketing campaigns like a boss on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc.
  • Technology mockups: Present your websites and apps, such as smartphones, tablets, TV and more.
  • Print mockups: Create business cards, greeting cards, books, magazines, brochures etc.
  • Packaging mockups: Instant preview of your packaging.
  • Apparel mockups: Showcase your clothing line or brand such as T-shirts, hoodies, tanks and accessories.
  • Home & decor mockups: mugs, pillows and more.


Their free, forever plan allows you to access only 200 mockups with basic features.

If you want to test out all of SmartMockups’ extra features, sign-up for a free 7-day trial.


Formats: PNG

Free/Paid : www.smartmockups.com


3. Mockuuups Studio – Instant Mockup GeneratorMockuuups Studio is a free macOS & Windows app that allows you quickly create product mockups, outstanding marketing materials, even visual content for social media or blog posts in seconds.


When it comes to creating product mockups, Mockuuups Studio is a huge time-saver. While other mockup generators ask you to pick a template that you like, insert your image and preview it one-by-one. Mockuuups Studio remove this redundant process, letting you instantly generate hundreds of mockups and find the right mockup with just one single click. You can then preview and download any final mockups that you like without wasting time.


Simply drag and drop your image into the app, Mockuuups Studio will automatically position your image to all the templates and you can easily browse and choose the best scene for your marketing needs.

To get started with Mockuuups Studio, you’ll need to download its simple software to your computer (available on macOS, Windows and Linux).


Mockuuups Studio offers a Limited Free Plan, including 10 Free Mockups and unlimited exports. Upgrade to their premium or take advantage of 7-day free trial will give you access to over 600 Premium mockups and advanced features like Figma plugin, Sketch & Photoshop Import and team management. 

Format: JPEG

Free/Paid: www.mockuuups.studio/


4. Yellow Images – Create Custom 3D Mockups13 Best Free Online Tools to Create 3D Mockups in Seconds (No Photoshop Needed). thinkmaverick

Yellow Images is a powerful mockup generator that lets you easily create a fully customizable 3D mockup from over thousands of popular devices and object, including

  • Create realistic Book Mockups
  • Display your UI design on Apple iPhone mockup
  • Showcase your amazing design on apparel & sports mockups (T-shirts, pants, hoodies)
  • Visualize your idea on vehicle mockups (cars, helicopters)
  • Make packaging mockups (cups, jars, boxes, bottles)
  • and more


Simply use your own uploaded screen captures and Yellow Images will show what they’ll look like in the real world. Its gallery of devices, for example…

free 3d book cover generator

…can easily be turned into beautifully photographed mockups:

free 3d book cover generator


Yellow Images offers limited free mockups that are completely free to use and download.


You can also opt to pay as go to access the premium mockup designs (Use Promo Code YMG for 10% Off).


If you want unlimited 3D Mockup Blueprints, become a Yellow Image Member. You can save more! Get 90% Off. Premium Members are getting Mockups for just $1.5. 


Formats: PSD, JPEG

Free/Paid: www.yellowimages.com

5. App LaunchPad – Create Fully Customizable Mockups

As its name suggests, App LaunchPad is originally built for app developers and designers.


But it can be hugely beneficial for authors, freelancers, bloggers, marketers, publishers, designers and any content creators.


This platform offers two free tools:

  1. Screenshot Builder: Create free beautiful App screenshots for App Store and Google Play pages.
  2. Mockup Generator: Create quality mockups with just a few clicks!


Here, we’ll focus on its free mockup generator, which offers over 1000+ professionally designed templates for your product mockups. All templates are sorted into easy-to-browse categories: iPhone iPad, Macbook, Android, Multi-device, Smartwatch, Windows and more.


What makes App LaunchPad different is that it gives you all the tools you need to design. This basically means that you can create fully-customized (rather than a generic mockup) design:

  • Add text with catchy fonts, style and color.
  • Upload your own brand logo, app store or google play icon.
  • Add image, color or transparent background to help you get more attention from audience.


Ready to make a mockup for your book, website or product?

Sign up for a free account with your email ID.


Choose a template, drag and drop any element you want to add to your template, adjust fonts, colors and then click download to get a quality mockup image.


Their free account allows you to create unlimited, high-resolution mockups.


The only downside is the ugly watermark right at the center of the mockup!

To remove this watermark and unlock advanced features, you’ll need to upgrade to their paid plans, which start at $19 per month.


Format: PNG

Free: www.theapplaunchpad.com/mockup-generator


6. Mockup Photos – Free Real-Life Mockup Generator

Mockup Photo is a great tool that allows you to showcase your products in a real-life environment.


There are over 1540+ mockups to choose from, Androids, Apple, desktop, iPhone to woman and workspace.


Not only that, they will handpick a few special mockups every week.

These weekly freebies will be available for use during that particular week, after that they’re gone. This helps give your mockups that creative and unique touch.


Mockup Photo is different from App LaunchPad:

(1)You’re not required to create an account to start using this free tool, (2) you can’t edit the existing template, and (3) you can’t upload your own logo or add text.

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Here’s how it works:

  • Select a template that you’d like to use.
  • Click “Place Image here” to upload your own image. It will show the recommended size for each device. In this example, you’ll need to upload image with size “2880×1800” for best result.
  • That’s it. Click “Download now” to save a copy to your computer.

And there’s no watermark.


Formats: PNG, JPEG, PDF

Free: www.mockup.photos


7. Magic Mockups

If you like using Mockup Photos, you might want to check out Magic Mockups too.


Magic Mockups is one of my favorite tools when it comes to creating real-life mockups. Often, I used it to create book covers in a real-life environment for social media sharing.


You can get good quality 3D mockups for personal and commercial use, without any attribution.

Although the available mockups are quite limited, they all look great, professional with the highest resolution.


Formats: PNG

Free: www.magicmockups.com


8. Shotsnapp- Free Device Mockup Generator

Shotsnapp is a simple DIY tool that allows you to quickly create beautiful device mockup images.


It offers a wide range of device mockups such as laptops, tablets and phones.


You can use it to make beautiful pictures for social media, device mockup presentation for your app, website design, product and more.


To start creating a mockup:

  • Go to Shotsnapp page, and choose a pre-designed template that you want to use.
  • Add a screenshot or an image of your design.
  • Edit it. Add a background image, change color etc.
  • Preview and download your mockup image.

However, its free option only lets you create one object per canvas. In other words, you can’t create multiple device mockup (for instance, iPhone+Macbook) with the free plan.


If you prefer, you can get their 1 year PRO access which lets you add an unlimited number of objects per canvas, including text for just $36 a year. That’s $3 a month.


Formats: PNG, JPEG

Free: www.shotsnapp.com


9. threed.io- Generate custom 3D device mockups fast

In Beta, threed.io is a rapid design tool for everyone to generate custom device mockups quickly on your browser.


Threed is the only tool on the list that offers just one device model, a single Phone template. They’re planning to introduce more templates in the future.


This super simple tool allows you to change the size and color of the background. Plus, you can choose to add a drop shadow, glare effect, change its angle as well as the frame color.


Simply upload your design, the app will instantly show you how it looks on the mockup, make some adjustment if you like and then download the mockup straight to your computer.


Formats: PNG

Free: www.threed.io


10. Screenpeek- Create Mockup with URL

I love Screenpeek’s clever functionality. You’re just only a tap away from creating great-looking mockups.


Before this, I have to take a screenshot of a website, upload it to an online mockup generator and then download the mockup image.


Screenpeek simplifies the entire process by allowing you to generate quality mockup of any website with just a URL.


Choose from the devices-iPhone(free), iPad, MacBook or iMac, and then paste any website URL, Screenpeek will automatically take screenshots of the website and put them into the device mockups in seconds.


To access the iPad, MacBook and iMac mockups, you’ll need to upgrade to Pro for just $12 (one-time payment).


Formats: PNG



11. MockUPhone- Free and simple screenshots device mockups generator

With MockUPhone, you can easily wrap your design in mobile devices in just a few clicks.


The app’s strong point is that it offers many types of device models. For example, if you’re looking for an iPhone mockup, you can choose from iPhone 5, 5C, 5S, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus, SE, X models.


However, it doesn’t have the option for real-life background.


To get started, simply choose a device, upload an image and MockUPhone will do the rest.


Lastly, enter your email address to receive the downloadable mockups directly in your inbox.


Formats: PNG

Free: www.mockuphone.com


12. Dimmy Club- Free Device Mockup Generator for your screenshots

Dimmy Club is a simple, quick and hassle-free way to generate device mockups for your website and products.


They offer a wide range of laptops, desktops, tablets and phones for you to choose from.


Simply upload your screenshot, pick a background color, change style (normal or flat) and device color.


That’s it. You can then download the mockup to your computer right away.


Formats: PNG

Free: www.dimmy.club


13. MockupsJar- Create realistic mockups

With Mockupsjar, you can create realistic mockups for your books, mobile apps, websites, T-shirts, projects and more in 3 easy steps.


  1. Upload an image for your mockup
  2. Choose the desired resolution for your mockup
  3. Click “Generate” to create final 3D picture


Mockupsjar is available as a free tool and gives you full access to 500+ mockups.

But if you want to get unlimited downloads for all resolutions and history support, you can choose to upgrade to their paid plans start as low as $1 per month.


Formats: PNG, JPEG, PDF

Free: www.mockupsjar.com


14. Dunnnk.com

My favorite free 3D mockup maker for my eBooks and magazines.


They offer tons of high-quality 3D mockup styles with a variety of realistic backgrounds such as MacBook, iPhone, apple watch, iMac, and Android.


All the templates are for free. Simply choose the mockup styles that you want to use, and upload a picture. Then, right-click to save the 3D picture to your computer. No sign-up required.


Here’s an example of a 3D mockup for my magazine.

How to Create 3D Book Covers for Free

Formats: JPEG

Free: www.dunnnk.com


15. mockDrop – Free Device Mockups

Another quick and easy way to create beautiful device mockups.


It allows you to showcase your online course, book cover, website, app and product on devices such as smartphone, desktop, tablet, TV and more, without the need of specialized photography equipment.


Here’s how you can create a 3D mockup with mockDrop:

  1. Go to mockDrop website.
  2. Click on any template that you like to use.
  3. Simply upload or drop your screenshot on the device. Remember you have to upload the exact image size for best result.
  4. After a few seconds of processing, you can download your mockup by clicking “Download mockup” button.


It’s completely free. No sign-up, no upgrade plan, no watermark.

Formats: JPEG

Free: www.mockdrop.io


16. Photofunia- Free Photo Editor 

With PhotoFunia, you can add a spark to your book covers and product images in only a few seconds. This free tool will help to make your images more original and unique.


There are over 4000 templates from different categories that you can use for free. Let’s get creative and have fun.


Formats: JPEG

Free: www.photofunia.com


Conclusion- The Best Free Mockup Generator

Using online mockup generator is like being in on a secret: the secret to creating good-looking 3D mockups without having to use professional software.


Now go on, create your masterpiece and have your followers wonder how you did it.


The best part? You can use them all for free!


Each tool offers a different set of templates, benefits, and interfaces.

  • Want to make fully-customized mockups, use App LaunchPad.
  • Looking for simple device mockup generators, try mockDrop, Dimmy Club, MockUPhone, Shotsnapp.
  • Just want to create iPhone mockups fast, use threed.io.
  • Want to generate website mockup with just a link, use Screenpeek.
  • Want to showcase your products in a real-life environment, check out Mockup Photo, Magic Mockups, Smart Mockups, Mockupsjar, Dunnnk.com.
  • Looking for a fun and unique way to showcase your screenshot, try Photofunia.


What do you think? Do you use online mockup generator for your website, product or any marketing materials?

Which is your favorite site to get high-quality 3D images?


Do you know any free online mockup tools that I didn’t mention in this post? Do share with us in the comment below. 


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