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What Are the Dimensions of DVD Case/DVD Blu-ray Cover

We are familiar with DVDs, but few of us know the exact dimensions of a normal DVD case in pixels. DVD Talk, VideoHelp and other forums are flood with questions about the size of DVD case, DVD cover, and Blu-ray cover.

  • "I wanted to check the dimensions for a normal DVD case and couldn't find the exact dimensions in pixels."
  • "Does anyone have a list handy of the dimensions for Blu Ray covers, including different spines?"

Check for the list of the size and dimensions of different types of DVD case, DVD covers, and compact DVD disc, such as standard DVD case/cover, slim DVD case/cover, Blu-ray DVD cover.

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Part 1. DVD Case Dimensions

There are several different types of DVD case, standard DVD case, slim DVD case, and multiple DVD case. Standard DVD case holds one to three discs and is made out of one piece of plastic.

What the size of standard DVD case? Standard DVD cases are commonly 7.48 inches long, 5.31 inches wide, and 0.55 inches thick. Slim DVD cases are the thinner versions. It is used for one or two discs and a thin booklet. Slime DVD cases size is 7.48 inches in length, 5.31 inches in width, and 0.28 inches in thickness. Multiple DVD cases are a good way to keep DVD collection and consist two or more movies or TV episodes. The dimensions of DVD cases for multiple disks vary to accommodate more discs. The height and width of a multiple DVD case are at 5.25 inches and 7.5 inches respectively.

Standard DVD Case Dimensions

  • 190mm x 135mm x 14mm
  • 7.48 in x 5.31 in x 0.55 in

Slim DVD Case Dimensions

  • 190mm x 135mm x 7mm
  • 7.48 in x 5.31 in x 0.28 in

Multiple DVD Case Dimensions

  • 190.5mm x 133.35mm x 39.11mm
  • 5.25 in x 7.5 in x 1.54 in

Physical DVD sizes don't affect how much data a DVD can hold. There are different DVD types like DVD-5, DVD-9, DVD-10, and more. A single-sided and single-layer DVD has 4.7GB in size while a single-sided and dual-layer DVD can hold up to 8.5GB. For more DVD size and capacity information, please refer to DVD Size: How Much Data can Different DVDs Hold?

Part 2. DVD Cover Dimensions

DVD covers include standard DVD cover, slim DVD cover, US Blu-ray cover, and UK Blu-ray cover. Slim DVD cover is half of the standard DVD cover in thickness. A standard DVD cover are 7.2 inches long and 5.1 inches width. It's possible to fit a DVD cover onto a sheet of A4 paper. Check for the size of standard DVD cover, slim DVD cover, US Blu-ray cover, and UK Blu-ray cover below.

Standard DVD Cover

  • 184mm x 130mm x 14mm
  • 7.2 in x 5.1 in x 0.6 in

Slim DVD Cover

  • 184mm x 130mm x 8mm
  • 7.2 in x 5.1 in x 0.4 in

US Blu-ray Cover

  • 148mm x 128.5mm x 12mm
  • 5.8 in x 5 in x 0.6 in

UK Blu-ray Cover

  • 148mm x 129mm x 14mm
  • 5.8 in x 5 in x 0.7 in

Part 3. Compact Disc Case Size

The standard compact disc(CD) case measures 5.59 inches x 4.92 inches x 0.39 inches (5.59 inches long, 4.92 inches wide, and 0.39 inches deep) and has a volume of 177.5 cm³. A compact disc case is a jewel CD case along with liner notes and a back card. The liner notes typically come with 120 mm x 120 mm (4.72 in x 4.72 in) booklet, or a single 242 mm x 120 mm (9.53 in x 4.72 in) leaf folded in half.

The jewel case is occasionally used for DVDs but not for major movie releases. Blank Blu-ray Discs are also packed with standard-width jewel cases. It's worth noting that CD cases and DVD cases dimensions or sizes are not the same even though the discs are the same size.

Compared to CD, DVD discs have a larger capacity size. A standard DVD can hold 4.7GB. A dual-sided, dual-layer DVD has the capacity of up to 17GB. Check for more differences between CD and DVD.

Part 4. How to Burn Video Files to DVD Discs

Step 1. Insert a blank DVD. Free download WinX DVD Author and launch it on your computer. Insert a blank DVD disc into your drive. DVD-5 and DVD-9 are accepted. Choose the right one that fit your video file size.

Step 2. Load your video file folder. Click "DVD Disc Burner" to open the DVD burning interface, and click "DVD Folder" to import your video files that you want to burn to DVD.

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Step 3. Burn videos to the blank DVD. Click Run button to start burning videos to the blank DVD disc. After burning, you can choose your customized DVD cover, DVD case with proper dimensions and size.

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author - Donna Peng

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Donna Peng's fascination with multimedia began at an early age - shortly after she licked the physical disc and then she's been obsessed ever since. Her decade-long career at Digiarty after the graduation has seen her unmatched expertise in the field of DVD, digital video, software and anything related to home theatre. She is currently fascinated with photography.

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