Returning visitors to the site probably noticed that recently I changed the images for the software I offer to purchase on this site.
The new icons for the software are designed as a box, like software was offered in physical stores many years ago. I believe that it gives my products better appearance, and reflect more on the quality of the product better than just showing a screenshot of the application.
I don’t have any background in design and I do not have much experience with photoshop. I tried creating a software box using paint.net but it didn’t yield the results I was looking for. Since I have a lot of experience working with powerpoint I gave it a shot. For a Windows’ bound user, Microsoft’s products are very easy to learn: everything is familiar, controls and commands are the same and the learning curve is very steep.
I created a PowerPoint template the has some versions of a software box, in 3D which for me is very easy to copy and modify. Creating a new box for each new product I post has never been so easy. I decided to offer this template box as a product for you to download.
With this template, you can easily create software boxes like: