Frequently Asked Questions

How to Make a Mockup

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How do I make a mockup with Placeit?

To make a mockup you:

1. Select the category of mockups you want to see using the top menu bar

2. Filter the mockups using the left hand side bar

3. Select the mockup you want to use

4. Click on “Upload Image” and select which image you want to use

5. Reposition and resize your image if you need to

6. Click on the blue “download” button to purchase and download your mockup

How to Download a Mockup

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How do I download a mockup from Placeit?

To download a mockup from Placeit:

1. Click on the “download” button above the mockup you want to download

2. Choose the image resolution you want

3. Click on the blue purchase button to purchase and download your finished mockup

How to Filter Our Templates

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How do I find a mockup on placeit?

To find a specific mockup on Placeit, you have three options:

Using the main menu bar
1. Use the top left hand side of the menu bar to select a specific category

Using the filters
1. Select the general category of mockup using the top menu bar

2. Use the left hand sidebar to filter mockups based on category specific details, template types and tags

Use the search bar
1. Type what you’re searching for into the search bar and press enter

How to bookmark a Template

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How do I bookmark something on Placeit?

To save a mockup or template for later:

1. Log into your Placeit account or create a new one

2. Go to the page that has the mockup or template you want to save

3. Click on the heart icon above the mockup or template to save it

4. Click on the heart icon in the menu bar to see all your saved mockups and templates

Image Mockup Tutorials

Resizing and Repositioning Your Image

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How do I position and resize an image on Placeit?

To adjust the images you upload to Placeit:

1. After you click on “upload image” you’ll see a window with your image

2. Click and drag the image to reposition it

3. Use the slider below the image to make the image bigger or smaller

Making a Mockup from a URL

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How do I make a mockup from a URL on Placeit?

To make a mockup from a URL:

1. Go to the mockup you want to use

2. Click on “screenshot from url”

3. Type in the url of the website you want to use in the mockup

4. Click on “go”

How to Do a Multi Device Mockup

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How do I make a mockup with more than one device?

To make a mockup with different devices:

1. On the left hand sidebar under “template types” click on “multi device”

2. Select the mockup you want to use

3. Click on “upload image”

4. Select “image a” or “image b” to upload each image

5. Click on "download" to purchase and download your finished mockup

Making App Store Screenshots

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How do I make an app store screenshot with Placeit?

To make a screenshot for the app store:

1. On the left hand sidebar under “template type” click on "appstore screenshot"

2. Choose the mockup you want to use

3. Click on “upload screenshot” to upload your image

4. Change the text, font and colors

5. Change the background color and design

6. Click on “download” to purchase and download your finished mockup

How to Make a Facebook Ad for Your App

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How do I make a Facebook ad for my app?

To make a Facebook ad for your app:

1. On the left hand sidebar under “devices” click on "Facebook ad"

2. Choose the mockup you want to use

3. Click on “upload image” to add your screenshot

4. Edit the text, fonts and colors

5. Click on “download” to purchase and download your finished mockup

Add Text and Effects to Your Mockup

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How do I add text to a mockup?

1. Choose the mockup you want to use

2. Upload your image

3. Click on “download” to purchase and download your image

4. Click on “add text/fx” to add text or effects

5. Make your edits and click “apply” to keep them

6. Click on “save” to save and download your final image

Creating Your Own eBook Facebook Ad

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How to make an eBook Facebook ad

To make a Facebook ad for your eBook:

1. Mouse over “apparel + print” in the main menu

2. Click on “eBook Facebook ads”

3. Select the mockup you want to use

4. Edit the text, fonts and colors

5. Click on “upload image” to upload your book cover and spine if the template asks for it

6. Choose the book color if your cover image is a transparent png

7. Click on “download” when you’re finished to purchase and download your mockup

Video Mockup Tutorials

How to Make a Video Mockup

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How do I make a video mockup?

To make a video mockup:

1. Select the category of mockup you want to use from the main menu

2. Filter the mockups with the left hand sidebar by selecting "videos" under “template types”

3. Select the mockup you want to use

4. Click on “upload image” to add your image

5. Adjust your image by clicking and dragging and using the slider to resize it then click “crop”

6. Click on “download” to purchase and download your finished mockup

How to Make an App Demo Video

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How do I make an video demo of my app?

To make an app demo video:

1. Mouse over the main menu under “digital” and click on “app demo videos”

2. Select the mockup you want to use

3. Click on “upload video” to upload your video file

4. Or click on “record your screen” to use Recordit to record your video with gestures

5. Using Recordit, click on “select area” and select an area of your screen you want to record

6. Follow Recordit’s instructions to record your video

7. Click on “download” to purchase and download your finished video app demo

Template Tutorials

Using T-Shirt Design Templates

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How do I make a t-shirt design with Placeit’s t-shirt design templates?

To make a t-shirt design:

1. Mouse over “design templates” in the main menu bar and click on “t-shirt design templates”

2. Choose the t-shirt design template you like

3. Edit the text, fonts and colors

4. Choose the main graphic color and design

5. Choose the background color and pattern or photo, you can also upload your own.

6. Click on “download” to purchase and download your finished t-shirt design

How to Use the Book Cover Maker

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How do I make a book cover?

To make a book cover with Placeit’s book cover maker

1. Mouse over “design templates” in the main menu bar and click on “book cover maker”

2. Select the template you want to use

3. Edit the text, fonts and colors

4. Edit the main graphic and its color

5. Choose a background, a pattern or an image, you can upload your own

6. Edit the dimensions of the book cover with the button above the book cover design

7. Click on “download” to purchase and download your finished book cover

Designing a Custom Logo With the Logo Maker

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How to make a logo with Placeit’s logo maker

To make a custom logo:

1. Mouse over “design templates” in the main menu bar and click on “logo templates”

2. Choose the logo template you want to use

3. Edit the text, fonts and colors

4. Choose the main graphic and its color

5. Change the background color and image or pattern, you can also upload your own image

6. Click on “download” to purchase and download your finished logo

How to Make Online Banner Ads

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How do I make an banner ad?

To make an online banner ad:

1. Mouse over “design templates” in the main menu bar and click on “online banner maker”

2. Select the template you want to use

3. Edit the text, fonts and colors

4. Choose the style and color of the button if the template has one

5. Select the main graphic and its color

6. Choose the background color and pattern or custom image, you can also upload your own

7. Edit the dimensions of the banner ad using the button above the template

8. Click on “download” to purchase and download your finished banner ad

Using the Sports Logo Maker

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How to make a sports logo

To make a custom sports logo:

1. Mouse over “design templates” in the main menu bar and click on “sports logo maker”

2. Choose the type of sports logo you want to make

3. Edit the text, fonts and color of the sports logo

4. Choose the main logo color, accent color and background color

5. Select the mascot you want for your sports logo

6. Click on “download” to purchase and download your finished sports logo

Account Settings

How to Change Your Password

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How do I change my Placeit account password?

To change you Placeit password:

1. Log into your Placeit account

2. Click on your email address on the right hand side of the main menu bar

3. In the “account & payment information” section, type in a new password

4. Click on “update” to set your new password

How to Check Your Invoices

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How do I check my Placeit invoice?

To review your invoice from Placeit:

1. Log in to your Placeit account

2. Click on your email address on the right hand side of the main menu bar

3. In the “invoices” section you can see all your invoices

4. Click on “download pdf” to download a pdf of that month’s invoice

How to Update Your Billing Info

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How do I update my Placeit account info?

To update your account info on Placeit:

1. Log in to your Placeit account

2. Click on your email address on the right hand side of the main menu bar

3. In the “account & payment information” section, next to the email address box, click on “change” to edit your billing contact and payment info

4. Click on “update” to save the changes to your account

How To Upgrade or Downgrade Your Account

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How do I upgrade or downgrade my account?

To upgrade or downgrade your account on Placeit:

1. Log in to your Placeit account

2. Click on "Pricing" in the right hand side of the menu bar

3. Choose the plan you want to change to and then click on the blue button to upgrade or downgrade

Note: You can't downgrade until you've been on a plan for at least three months

Pricing and Licensing

How to Purchase Your Mockup

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How do I buy a mockup on Placeit?

To buy a mockup on Placeit:

1. Once you have a finished mockup click on “download” above the mockup preview

2. Select the image resolution you want to purchase, each resolution has a different price

3. Click on the big “purchase” button to purchase and download your finished mockup

4. If you have credits on your account you will only see a “download” button, it will deduct one credit per download

How Subscriptions Plans Work

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How do subscriptions work on Placeit?

Subscriptions are great if you need a regular amount of mockups a month:

1. Click on “pricing” on the left hand side of the main menu bar

2. Each subscription plan has different costs and benefits.

3. You must commit to being a subscriber for at least three months, you won’t be charged for all three months at once.

4. Image credits roll over for three months so you don’t need to worry about your credits expiring

5. Choose the subscription plan you think works best for you and click on the big blue button to subscribe

How Image Download Packs Work

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How do image download packs work on Placeit?

Image download packs are great if you don’t want to deal with subscriptions or if you need a lot of mockups at a time

1. Click on “pricing” on the left hand side of the main menu bar

2. Click on the “image download packs” tab to view the different options

3. Use the two drop down buttons to mix and match any combination of image credits you want

4. Your credits are valid for a full year and you can use them whenever you want

What Are You Allowed to Do with Content You Create

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What can I do with the mockups and designs I make with the design templates?

You are allowed to use the mockups and designs you make for most anything you can think of.

You can:

1. Use them on your website, social media accounts

2. Use them on products and sell them

3. Use them to promote your products Print them out

You can’t however use them to replicate Placeit’s functionality, that is you can’t sublicense them.

Read Placeit's license agreement

What's the Best Pricing Option for Me

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What Placeit subscription or option should I choose?

Which subscription or option you choose depends on your needs.

If you only need a few mockups or design templates, single purchases would be a good option.

If you need a regular amount of mockups, a subscription would be a much cheaper option especially if you need a regular amount of video mockups.

If you don’t want to deal with subscriptions or need a large amount of mockups an image download pack would be best as it is a one time payment and you have a full year to use your credits.

Go to Placeit's pricing options

API

How to Use the Placeit API

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What can I use the Placeit API for?

Use the Placeit API to:

1. Show your customers what the final product will look like without leaving your site/app

2. Increase your value proposition by helping your customer promote or showcase their designs

3. Turn users into customers with professional previews

Check out the API details here

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