Tools for beginners and experts

Create and design a book you can be proud of in just a few clicks - anyone can do it with our smart tools. See for yourself! All tools are free of charge.
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Our goal is to develop tools that are specifically tailored to the needs of authors and easy to use without prior knowledge. 

Centerpiece
Project Editor

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Hundreds of functions in one simple tool

It's easy to create a book project. All steps are already preset for you. All you have to do is click on "Next". And if you're a pro, you can get a good romp on. Show what you've got and build a book you can be proud of!

Steps to the finished book

Print-only

Publishing

Project start

Start your project and let our smart Editor guide you through the process

Inner part

Design your book content in the Text Designer or upload your printable book file

Material

Choose from various paper types, cover types, finishes and bindings

Cover

Build a professional cover in the Cover Designer or upload your printable cover

Publish
(not for print-only)

You initiate the publication and we make sure that your book can be bought everywhere.

tredition Text Designer

Getting started
Professional structure of the first pages (front matter)

Create the first pages of your book professionally with the Text Designer. Place your dedication and acknowledgements and add the imprint. We make structuring your book's beginning very easy for you.

Start of book, first pages

Typesetting
It's easy to typeset your book

Simply upload your manuscript, select a template and off you go! Design the running text, headings, and headers and footers in just a few simple steps. No big deal with the tredition Text Designer.

Typesetting

Imprint Generator
Create a proper imprint for a legitimate impression

It's really easy! Just start a book project and we'll gather all the necessary information to set up the imprint along the way! This works with your own ISBNs, your own publishing label or tredition ISBNs.

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tredition Cover Designer

Cover Designer
Easily create covers via drag & drop

Choose a template or start on the white "sheet of paper". Drag and drop images and text elements onto your cover and change fonts, colors and shapes. In one step you can design the covers of all book types at once!

Color Palette Generator
Color your cover in the color of your picture

Create a color palette from an image (detail). With one click you can colorize your cover in the new colors. It's almost like magic!

Color Page Finder

Keep track of even the largest text documents. Our smart color page checker shows you the right pages and suggests which ones you should print in color. Even with different book formats we always find the right place!

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Many more tools
to make your life easier

PDF Printer

You don't have a PDF printer on your computer or you're not sure if you set it up correctly? No problem. Just upload your text document and choose PDF printing. Your inner part will be ready for printing immediately.

Barcode Generator

If you create your cover yourself, simply generate your barcodes. In the ISBN & Imprint step, everything is provided for you to download.

Keyword Finder

The more specific the keywords, the better your book can be found in search engines or online catalogues of booksellers. With the Keyword Finder, we help you find the right terms that make your book is easy to find.

3D Image Designer

Create a 3D view of your book with one click to include it with your promotional materials. You can use your own backgrounds and add effects. This way, every cover gets a chance to shine.

Digital Press Kit

Always up to date, we prepare the data about you and your published books. This way, people who want to write reviews about your book have everything at a glance.

Partner Program

You are thrilled with tredition? That's good! Tell others about your experience and profit when your friends publish a book with us. You'll receive a share of every sale.

Price Advisor

Based on your genre, book layout and chosen book type, we will find the optimal price for you. This is based on our experience from over 70,000 book projects and various market studies.

Title Checker

Better safe than sorry. Otherwise it can get damn expensive. Check your title for similarities to previously published titles to avoid trouble.

Imprint Service

Use tredition's free imprint service to remain anonymous. For legal questions, we are the first point of contact and will forward any inquiries to you. Nonetheless, you are responsible for all published content.

Project Calculator

How much can you earn with your publication? And how much will it cost you to print your books? Our project Calculator processes everything for you to make keeping track easy.

Convince yourself of the tredition services

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Free your
book

Your book - the way you want it! Give your book the fitting packaging. Choose from dozens of paper types, cover bindings and finishes! More about our Book production.

Softcover in a handy format, glued, ringed, or stapled. Low costs and fits in every pocket.

Pure luxury: with thread stitching, dust jacket and special finishing.

Always the right paper: No matter if lots of text or with many photos and color pages - your wish is our command!

Discover our world

See for yourself and give tredition a try. Our tools are just a click away. No obligations. No costs.