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I am trying to work on my website, which is for a mobile application. While I can put an image of my app screenshot on my website, what I am not sure how to do is to create a shiny device image like most websites which promote apps.

For example, path.com is a popular app. On their website, on the right side, is an image of a device and inside the device is a screen shot. How could I make that?

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They are done by taking a screen shot of your app, and then placing that inside of a device PSD (Photoshop file) template which you can find by just Googling for "device name PSD" - for instance here is a iPhone 5 PSD template.

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i would also recommend this question is moved to the graphic design stack exchange site, by an admin –  sam Mar 18 '13 at 14:49
    
moving this question makes sense. For some reason I had the impression that that site was being phased out. –  Genadinik Mar 18 '13 at 14:50
    
i dont think so, i think its just in beta –  sam Mar 18 '13 at 14:59
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Placeit will do it for you. Pretty slick. And free.

You could also pay a designer about $5 to insert a screen shot (that's what we did).

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Though the PSD mock-up is the norm, I've also loaded a screenshot of an app I'm developing onto my phone and displayed it fullscreen. Then I take a picture of it. This to me looks the most realistic as you can even see the pixels on the phone.

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Unless one has access to a green screen and good lightning such a picture might end up looking bad. –  user555 May 22 '13 at 13:41
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