Release/Packaging

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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.