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In pixels, what's the right dimensions of a DVD insert?

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Mike Wegimont, Sep 25, 2001.

  1. Mike Wegimont

    Mike Wegimont Stunt Coordinator

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    I want to make my own cover art for some cases. Can you tell me what size in pixels to make the image?
    Thanks,
    Mike
     
  2. Bill Catherall

    Bill Catherall Screenwriter

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    What's the resolution you seek? Is it 600dpi? 1200dpi? 1400dpi?
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  3. Mike Wegimont

    Mike Wegimont Stunt Coordinator

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    600 dpi should be fine, I think.
    Thanks,
    Mike
     
  4. Andrew W

    Andrew W Supporting Actor

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    don't confuse DPI with pixels/inch. Most color printers will print a photo quality picture at 300 pixels/inch.
    Remember it take one of each of a CYMK dot to defined each pixel. That means you get 4 or more ink dots per pixel plus some white space.
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  5. Philip_G

    Philip_G Producer

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    if you're using photoshop you can change the measure to inches, then just measure the case, and change it back to pixels to get the pixel size.. I'd do it but I'm at work with no cases [​IMG]
     
  6. Mike Wegimont

    Mike Wegimont Stunt Coordinator

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    Thanks, Philip_G, I didn't even think of that.
    Mike
     

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