Need a Template for your YouTube Channel Art cover? Don’t worry, we got your 2015 sorted
We decided to put together a simple pack for a channel art template with different formats including; .psd, .ai, .eps, .svg, pdf, .png for all designers and you-tubers out there. After looking around the web we discovered some of these templates just were not good enough or was only in one format, but don’t worry, we know have the perfect bundle for both Photoshop & Illustrator! The download for your free YouTube Channel Art Template can be found at the bottom of this article
Why use the YouTube Channel Art Template?
As you may have found out by now YouTube has made everybody’s channel art follow their own guidelines to suit all types of screens. On TV the whole template will be used in which you can fill it with any of your art. The aspect ratio is 16:9 i.e. 2560 x 1440 px , On mobile they use the safe area scaled down to the width of the mobile screen (which varies by device). On tablets YouTube uses a slightly wider slice which is indicated in the template, the aspect ratio of this slice is 1855 px by 423 px.
How to use the YouTube Channel Art template
As the template suggests you need to put everything you want your viewers to see for sure in the text and logo safe area after that you can put all the un-important stuff that will only add to your channel art. All of these layers are toggle-able for your ease. Hope you enjoy this free to use the template (All downloads comply with our creative commons license, so please respect this)
*Editors note: We have updated it to allow maximum editing ability on layers