Difference between revisions of "Release/Packaging"

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| A sleeve made of paper, paperboard, or cardboard. Traditional packaging for records, also seen with CDs.
 
| A sleeve made of paper, paperboard, or cardboard. Traditional packaging for records, also seen with CDs.
 
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| No packaging at all. Common for digital media (downloads).  
 
| No packaging at all. Common for digital media (downloads).  
 
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! Cassette Case
 
! Cassette Case
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! Book
 
! Book
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| A book with a sleeve containing a medium (usually a CD).
 
| A book with a sleeve containing a medium (usually a CD).
 
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! Fatbox
 
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| A double-sided, double-width jewel case capable of holding up to 4 CDs.
 
| A double-sided, double-width jewel case capable of holding up to 4 CDs.
 
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! Snap Case
 
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| A digipak-like case held together with a "snapping" plastic closure.
 
| A digipak-like case held together with a "snapping" plastic closure.
 
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! Gatefold Cover
 
! Gatefold Cover
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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.
 
| 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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! Discbox Slider
 
! Discbox Slider
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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.
 
| 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 17:47, 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 LP Sleeve.jpg
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 No packaging at all. Common for digital media (downloads).
Cassette Case Audio cassette TDK D90 (3).jpg Regular plastic case for a cassette.
Book A book with a sleeve containing a medium (usually a CD).
Fatbox A double-sided, double-width jewel case capable of holding up to 4 CDs.
Snap Case A digipak-like case held together with a "snapping" plastic closure.
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.
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.