Difference between revisions of "Release/Packaging"

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;Jewel Case: The traditional CD case, made of hard, brittle plastic. ([https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ef/Jewel_Case_02.jpg example])
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;Super Jewel Box/Case: Similar to the regular jewel case, but with rounded corners and a latch closing mechanism. ([https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:SuperJewelCase.jpg example])
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! Type
;Slim Jewel Case: A thinner jewel case, commonly used for CD singles. ([https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/68/Packaging_Slimcase.jpg example])
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! Image
;Digipak: A folded case, typically made of coated paperboard, with a plastic tray glued into it. ([https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/ca/Sugarcane-Digipak.jpg example])
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! Description
;Cardboard/Paper Sleeve: A sleeve made of paper, paperboard, or cardboard. Traditional packaging for records, also seen with CDs. ([https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/2c/Packaging_Paper_Sleeve_with_CD.jpg example])
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;Keep Case: The traditional DVD case, made of soft plastic (usually) dark grey with a thin transparent plastic cover protecting the artwork. ([https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/69/Amaray-case.jpg example])
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! Jewel case
;None: No packaging at all. Common for digital media (downloads).
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| [[File:Jewel Case 02.jpg|100px]]
;Cassette Case: Regular plastic case as for a cassette.
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| The traditional CD case, made of hard, brittle plastic.
;Book: A book with a sleeve containing a medium (usually a CD).
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;Fatbox: A double-sided, double-width jewel case capable of holding up to 4 CDs.
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! Super Jewel Box/Case
;Snap Case: A digipak-like case held together with a "snapping" plastic closure.
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| [[File:SuperJewelCase.jpg|100px]]
;Gatefold Cover: A cardboard sleeve that folds in halves, thirds, etc. It can hold multiple records or CDs as well as booklets, posters and other memorabilia. [https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/be/Made-in-Heaven-CD-Gatefold.jpg]
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| Similar to the regular jewel case, but with rounded corners and a latch closing mechanism.
;Discbox Slider: A pouch-like package with an internal mechanism that pushes the contents (usually a CD) out of the case when the lid flap is opened.
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|-
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! Slim Jewel Case
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| [[File:Packaging_Slimcase.jpg|100px]]
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| A thinner jewel case, commonly used for CD singles.
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|-
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! Digipak
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| [[File:Sugarcane-Digipak.jpg|100px]]
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| A folded case, typically made of coated paperboard, with a plastic tray glued into it.
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|-
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! Cardboard/Paper Sleeve
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| [[File:Packaging Paper Sleeve with CD.jpg|100px]]
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| A sleeve made of paper, paperboard, or cardboard. Traditional packaging for records, also seen with CDs.
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|-
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! Keep Case
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| [[File:Amaray-case.jpg|100px]]
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| The traditional DVD case, made of soft plastic (usually) dark grey with a thin transparent plastic cover protecting the artwork.
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|-
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! None
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| [[File:Amaray-case.jpg|100px]]
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| No packaging at all. Common for digital media (downloads).  
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|-
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! Cassette Case
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| [[File:|100px]]
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| Regular plastic case as for a cassette.
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|-
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! Book
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| [[File:|100px]]
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| A book with a sleeve containing a medium (usually a CD).
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|-
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! Fatbox
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| [[File:|100px]]
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| A double-sided, double-width jewel case capable of holding up to 4 CDs.
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|-
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! Snap Case
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| [[File:|100px]]
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| A digipak-like case held together with a "snapping" plastic closure.
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|-
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! Gatefold Cover
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| [[File:Made-in-Heaven-CD-Gatefold.jpg|100px]]
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| A cardboard sleeve that folds in halves, thirds, etc. It can hold multiple records or CDs as well as booklets, posters and other memorabilia.
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|-
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! Discbox Slider
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| [[File:|100px]]
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| A pouch-like package with an internal mechanism that pushes the contents (usually a CD) out of the case when the lid flap is opened.
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|}

Revision as of 17:39, 10 July 2017

Type Image Description
Jewel case Jewel Case 02.jpg The traditional CD case, made of hard, brittle plastic.
Super Jewel Box/Case SuperJewelCase.jpg Similar to the regular jewel case, but with rounded corners and a latch closing mechanism.
Slim Jewel Case Packaging Slimcase.jpg A thinner jewel case, commonly used for CD singles.
Digipak Sugarcane-Digipak.jpg A folded case, typically made of coated paperboard, with a plastic tray glued into it.
Cardboard/Paper Sleeve Packaging Paper Sleeve with CD.jpg A sleeve made of paper, paperboard, or cardboard. Traditional packaging for records, also seen with CDs.
Keep Case Amaray-case.jpg The traditional DVD case, made of soft plastic (usually) dark grey with a thin transparent plastic cover protecting the artwork.
None Amaray-case.jpg No packaging at all. Common for digital media (downloads).
Cassette Case [[File:|100px]] Regular plastic case as for a cassette.
Book [[File:|100px]] A book with a sleeve containing a medium (usually a CD).
Fatbox [[File:|100px]] A double-sided, double-width jewel case capable of holding up to 4 CDs.
Snap Case [[File:|100px]] A digipak-like case held together with a "snapping" plastic closure.
Gatefold Cover 100px A cardboard sleeve that folds in halves, thirds, etc. It can hold multiple records or CDs as well as booklets, posters and other memorabilia.
Discbox Slider [[File:|100px]] A pouch-like package with an internal mechanism that pushes the contents (usually a CD) out of the case when the lid flap is opened.