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    I think there is a lot of confusion regarding cd cover sizes. No matter how you slice it or dice it, here is the sizes for a cd cover. I haven't encountered sizes different than these with all of the printers I've used. If I'm wrong, someone please correct me. Hope this helps as I've noticed a few posts on here regarding proper cd cover sizing!

    2 panel (meaning a front image with text and stuff on the backside)
    4.7188" x 4.75"
    that equals 119.8562mm x 120.65 mm

    4 panel (thats double the size of the two panel because it's folded in half giving you technically 4 pages)
    4.7188 x 9.5
    or 119.8562 mm x 241.3 mm

    Traycard (thats the back of the cd case and the spine)
    4.625 x 5.90625 this size allows for .25" on both ends for the spine
    or 117.475 x 150.02 mm with 6.35 mm allowed on both ends for the spine

    CD Itself
    Most printable areas of a cd are 116mm x 116 mm with a 27 mm hole in the center
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    Right on, Cornfed. And if you need templates for what you are designing, take a look here:

    http://www.discmakers.com/templates/tempfinder/

    I use them and they work out great. They have quite a variety.

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    • #3
      Great info! Thanks Cornfed!

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      • #4
        Originally posted by cornfed
        I think there is a lot of confusion regarding cd cover sizes. No matter how you slice it or dice it, here is the sizes for a cd cover. I haven't encountered sizes different than these with all of the printers I've used. If I'm wrong, someone please correct me. Hope this helps as I've noticed a few posts on here regarding proper cd cover sizing!

        2 panel (meaning a front image with text and stuff on the backside)
        4.7188" x 4.75"
        that equals 119.8562mm x 120.65 mm

        4 panel (thats double the size of the two panel because it's folded in half giving you technically 4 pages)
        4.7188 x 9.5
        or 119.8562 mm x 241.3 mm

        Traycard (thats the back of the cd case and the spine)
        4.625 x 5.90625 this size allows for .25" on both ends for the spine
        or 117.475 x 150.02 mm with 6.35 mm allowed on both ends for the spine

        CD Itself
        Most printable areas of a cd are 116mm x 116 mm with a 27 mm hole in the center
        Impressive! Good to know. Thanks.
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        • #5
          Right on the mark. Thanks CF.
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