Create a CD Paper Case

Martin Brinkmann
Jun 1, 2008
Updated • Dec 14, 2012

I discovered a nice website running a script that you can use to create a CD or DVD paper case with. The most basic version of the CD paper case you can create on the site requires you to enter an artist, an title and tracks before the paper case will be created as an Adobe PDF document that you can print out as many times as you want.

The basic form can list up to 16 titles and offers several optional parameters like selecting the paper format, type (papercase or jewel case) and the font from Western, Japanese, Chinese Simplified and Chinese Traditional. An advanced form is available as well which increases the tracks to 28, provides room for additional text, an address and return address and a graphic from a selection on the site.

Once a paper has been created it needs to be printed and folded to resemble a paper CD case. Folding the CD case is not complicated, take a look at the image below to see how that is done.

The website provides access to a CD search engine which can automatically fill in the artist, album and track information if the CD is a commercial CD. It's naturally also possible to use it to create a paper case for a movie or other data by leaving some of the fields blank during the setup.

Please note that you can leave all information blank instead which may be useful if you want to fill out information by hand once you have printed a batch of blank CD cases using the site. Regardless of what you do, it should not take you longer than a couple of minutes to create custom CD paper cases using the online script.


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