8 Best Packaging & Box Mockup Generators (Free & Paid)

We tested all the major packaging mockup generators, here are the best.

Do you want to quickly and easily create great-looking packaging and box mockups but not sure which online mockup generator is the right one to use?

We tested all the popular online packaging mockups tools and put together a list of the best ones to make it easy for you.

Let’s jump into it.

Best packaging and box mockup generators:

More options:

Packaging mockup template numbers:

ToolNo. of packaging mockups
Smart Mockups700+
Artboard Studio650+
Media Modifier150+

#1 Placeit

Packaging and box mockup templates on Placeit

Placeit takes top spot as they offer the most when it comes to packaging and box mockups, plus they have over 700 high-quality packaging mockup templates at the time of writing!

Their library of packaging mockup templates has plenty of variety with different styles (e.g. flat lay, lifestyle, featuring a model, etc.) and many templates for all sorts of packaging. Here are some of the main sub categories:

They even offer several packaging video mockups (9 templates at the time of writing).

Placeit is ridiculously easy and quick to use, particularly when it comes to mockups, and they have such a huge library of templates that you’re bound to find what you’re looking for.

Packaging mockup we made with Placeit:

Cream bottle mockup from Placeit


  • Some free templates
  • Individual mockups: $7.95
  • Subscription: $14.95 /month or $89.95 /year

#2 Smart Mockups

Cosmetics mockup templates on Smart Mockups

In at number two we have Smart Mockups which is another quality online mockup generator with a great range of packaging and box mockup templates (over 700 at the time of writing).

Smart Mockups has a varied range of packaging mockups with templates featuring cosmetics, food packaging, beverages, bags, boxes, and even more. Here are the main packaging mockup categories on the site:

  • Beverage mockups (350+)
  • Cosmetics mockups (150+)
  • Bags & box mockups (100+)
  • Supplements mockups (30+)
  • Food mockups (10+)

If you use Canva to create your designs for the mockups you can use the super useful Canva and Smart Mockups integration.

Smart Mockups also offers paid subscribers the ability to turn their own images into mockups so if you have your own packaging photos this could be a great option for you.

Packaging mockup we made with Smart Mockups:

Toothpaste tube mockup from Smart Mockups


  • Some free templates
  • Premium plan: $14 /month or $108 /year
  • Pro plan: $24 /month or $228 /year

#3 Artboard Studio

Packaging mockup templates on Artboard Studio

Artboard Studio takes third spot with a good sized and varied library of packaging mockup templates (650+) at the time of writing.

They have plenty of templates for the main packaging sub categories including food, beverages, paper bags, boxes, cosmetics, and much more.

The quality of the templates on Artboard Studio is fantastic, and what’s more if you’re looking for deeper customization options compared with tools such as Placeit and Smart Mockups you can find it with Artboard Studio.

It’s also possible to create custom scenes with their tool using mockup elements, design elements, filters, effects, and photos which allows you to create hundreds of bespoke mockup scene variations.

Packaging mockup we made with Artboard Studio:

Packaging mockup from Artboard Studio


  • Some free templates
  • Pro plan: $14 /month or $108 /year

#4 Renderforest

Packaging & box mockup templates on Renderforest

Renderforest is an online design tool that lets you create a huge range of digital assets including logos, videos, websites, and more. They also have their own mockup generator which has over 200 packaging mockups.

Although, at the time of writing, their packaging and box mockup library isn’t quite as big as some of the other tools in this list, there are plenty of high-quality templates to be found on Renderforest.

Like the tools mentioned previously in this list, they offer plenty of variety when it comes to their packaging mockups including food, beverages, coffee packaging, bags, boxes, and even more.

Like most of the mockup generators in this list Renderforest is very beginner friendly and super quick and easy to use. So, if do choose to use their product you’ll have packaging and box mockups ready to go in no time at all.

Packaging mockup we made with Renderforest:

Box mockup from Renderforest


  • Some free templates (w/ watermark)
  • $3.99 for individual mockups
  • Monthly subscription: $19.99 – $59.99 /month
  • Annual subscription: $83.88 – $599.88 /year

#5 Media Modifier

Packaging mockup templates on Media Modifier

Media Modifier is another online mockup tool that makes creating packaging mockups super simple.

They have a good range of packaging and box mockups, with over 150 at the time of writing and what’s on offer is decent quality although not as good as some of the previously featured tools in our opinion.

They do have a varied mix of packaging templates including food, beverages, boxes, bags, cosmetics, and more. However, if you’re looking for mockups featuring models you’re better off looking elsewhere as the fast majority of the packaging mockups on Media Modifier feature the product only.

Media Modifier also offers thousands of mockup templates in other categories such as t-shirts, ads, social media, and more.

Packaging mockup we made with Media Modifier:

Chocolate bar packaging mockup from Media Modifier


  • Some free templates (w/ watermark)
  • Subscription: $19 /month or $108 /year

#6 MockupsJar

Packaging mockup templates on MockupsJar

At number six we have MockupsJar which offers users the ability to create mockups online with their simple mockup generator.

Like Media Modifier, the vast majority of the packaging mockups on MockupsJar feature the product only, however what’s on offer is good quality and well worth checking out.

They currently have over 100 packaging and box mockups available via their mockup generator, and this includes templates featuring coffee cups, bags, containers, bottles, and much more.

Packaging mockup we made with MockupsJar:

Glass bottle mockup from MockupsJar


  • Free downloads (low resolution images)
  • Premium subscription: €5 per month or €25 per year

#7 Mockey

Box mockup templates on Mockey

In second last spot we have Mockey which is a 100% free to use online mockup generator. They have a fairly modest library of packaging mockups with just over 20 at the time of writing.

The majority of their packaging templates are free box mockups, but they also have a small selection of can mockups to.

The templates are very easy to customize, you simply need to upload your image, adjust the size and placement and you’re done.

They also have plenty of completely free mockups in other categories including apparel, accessories, stickers, mugs, and more.

Packaging mockup we made with Mockey:

Box mockup from Mockey


  • 100% free

#8 MockupBro

Packaging mockup templates on MockupBro

Last up is MockupBro, another 100% free online mockup tool.

They currently have just over 10 packaging mockups for users to utilize and these are mostly simple images that feature the product only.

Similar to Mockey and Media Modifier, if you’re looking for lifestyle mockups and images featuring models you’re probably better using another tool from this list to find packaging and box mockups.

However, MockupBro’s mockup generator is 100% free and very easy to use so it’s well worth checking out. It has some good quality templates that span various categories including devices, apparel, print, and more.

Packaging mockup we made with MockupBro:

Cosmetic jar mockup from MockupBro


  • 100% free

Alternative packaging mockup generators

Coffee cup mockup from Vexels

There were a few packaging and box mockup generators that didn’t quite make our top 8 but we think are still worth a mention:

Alternative packaging mockup sources

Packaging mockups on Envato Elements

Here are some fantastic alternative options for packaging and box mockups:

Where to find free packaging mockup templates?

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Wrapping things up

So there you have it. 8 of the best packaging and box mockup generators.

We hope this article was helpful to you!

Enjoy creating! If you have any questions, comments or suggestions for other awesome packaging and box mockup tools that we might have missed, leave a comment below.

Written by Sam McCraw

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