How to Change EPUB Cover

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When buying or reading a book, at the first glance you intested in is the cover, yes? For paper books after we choose one book we can't change the cover any more. But unlike the paper books, for eBooks it's possible to change their covers.

Probably there are some people like to change epub cover calibre, but if you are not so professional at computer, this recommended program Ultimate Converter maybe your type. It's easy to use.

Firstly get it downloaded for free.

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Then here is a guide how to use this Ultimate Converter.

Step1: Load epub books

Run this tool, then click "Add" button to load epub books you want to change cover.

As the image shows, either your epub books are DRMed or DRM free, you can still load them to this program.

load epub books


If you want to strip the drm protection, take a look at how to remove DRM from ePub.

Step2: Change EPUB Cover

Click on "Edit" button, it will pop up a window that allows you to edit epub metadata, such as title, author, publisher, certainly including ebook cover. For how to edit ebook metadata, click here to get more information.

Here you can change your epub book's cover with 3 methods. To begin with click on "Edit".

1Download default cover

This program helps you grab some suitable images in this book, and then download it to use as cover. You don't have to resize them because this tool already have done it for you. Click "Download", several seconds it will provide some images for you. Choose the cover you like, "OK".

download default cover

Then "Apply"-"Finish". Back to the main interface, you will see the new cover has been applied to this book in this program.

apply the downloaded cover

2 Browse your image as epub cover

If the default or presented cover is not your cup of tea, you can browse the images on your computer, then choose one you like to set. Click on "Browse".

For instance, here I don't like the images this program has provided, then I can browse from my local computer to choose another image I like. Then click "Apply", "Finish".

browse image to change epub cover


3 Replace to use Epubor cover

If you neither like the default covers nor want to spent time searching images on your computer, you can click "Replace" button to get a proper image soon. This program has get an image already for you. Then "Apply"-"Finish".

replace epub cover


Step3: Convert ePub to ePub

Though afer you click the "Apply" button you will get back to the interface and you can see the new cover has been used on your book, but in fact your changing are just applied to this program but not the book really. So click the "Convert" button please.

convert epub to epub

Step4: Enjoy the new book cover

after the epub to epub conversion you will get a new eBook at the output folder, in which the change of cover has been appied to the book and nest time you open them they are with new cover, too. Transfer them to your devices please.

read cover changed epub books

Now you can enjoy your epub books in new cover on multiple devices such as Kobo, iPad, iPhone, etc. In one word, with this program you can change epub cover android, change epub cover iBooks, change epub cover mac, etc.

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joined Epubor since 2011, loves everything about eBooks and eReaders. He seeks the methods to read eBooks more freely and wants to share all he has got with you.

05/19/2016 06:18:51
I've been looking for this for a long time. Thanks for the info.
01/7/2017 04:33:53
Is there a way to make sure that the cover image is seen on the epub file when viewed in Windows Explorer?
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