History:Next Generation Schema/Release Packaging

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Any format:

  • Clear vinyl sleeve (picture disc etc.)
  • Paper/Cardboard Sleeve -- (note: in the current ngs database, this is listed as "Paper Sleeve". If we're actually going to have this much detail, some users are going to list "Other" for cardboard or plastic sleeves. Maybe we should just go with "Sleeve".) Torc 03:03, 18 May 2011 (UTC)
  • Funny/Fancy/Novelty pack, perhaps as "Custom Case" (I've got a penguin shaped CD box)
  • Picture frame (very rare but as a collector you come across strangest types of packaging)
  • Wooden box (some Connoisseur Collection CD's came in a wooden box)
  • Lunchbox
  • miniature milk crate (I've been seeing a bunch of these milk crate CDs at sites I've worked at; they have the CD and a t-shirt. BrianSchweitzer 18:29, 22 March 2010 (UTC))
  • None (no packaging: essentially standard for digital media releases.)
  • Gatefold (not a packaging type per se, but a property of certain packaging types that would be useful to catalog).
  • Slipcase (for box sets)
  • A (non-wooden) box

CD / DVDs:

  • Jewel Case
  • Slim Jewel Case
  • Digipak
  • Japanese 8cm CD single long style package ex.1 ex.2
  • Keep Case
  • Ecopack
  • CD / DVD as part of a book, common with training CD/DVD's (in fact this isn't a packaging)
  • Double Case (This needs more detail. What kind of double/triple/quad case? Torc 03:20, 18 May 2011 (UTC) )
  • Triple Case
  • Quad Case
  • Tin box containing Jewel Case -- jacobbrett 01:35, 24 March 2010 (UTC)
  • (please add new types here)


  • Jacket
  • Box

7" singles:

  • Picture sleeve
  • Generic sleeve (plain or record label logo)


  • J-card case (aka "standard" cassette case)
  • polybox
  • cardboard sleeve
  • double case

Wax cylinders:

  • canister
  • Cardboard box