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As of July 2007
 
Please contact us at info@onedisc.com or 800-427-0692 with any questions regarding the use of the design templates.
 
All of our CD art templates are in Adobe Illustrator CS3. Please contact us if you have any questions about working with them or about the specs below. OneDisc.com also offers professional graphic design services to develop your artwork. The cost for creating custom CD artwork is $100.00.
 
Preferred Applications:
Adobe Illustrator (.ai), Adobe Illustrator EPS (.eps), or Adobe Photoshop (.psd), please include all embedded and linked image files. Also, please ensure that all images are “high resolution” not 72dpi (i.e. Web Graphics).
 
Acceptable Image Format & Image Resolution:
300dpi TIFF or better, but will try to work with what you have, please try not to have images that are below 300dpi for print.
 
Colors:
Please use CMYK or PMS. Artwork done in Adobe Illustrator with both CMYK and PMS will incur additional printing costs. Unlike printing on paper PMS colors work best on discs. 4 color artwork over a white flood is standard. If PMS is used please use only the Pantone® Coated Color Library for PMS colors. If there are going to be transparent areas on the disc please specify them and refer to the graphic below:
 
#1 Printable Area
CD-ROM has a shiny silver finish for text and vector graphics with no fill. A very nice effect for shadows and shading.
#2 Printable Area
This ring is a mirror band, therefore text and vector graphics with no fill nor underlying white flood will appear different in this area than in area #1.
#3 Printable Area
This area is usually clear plastic, therefore text and vector graphics with no fill nor underlying white flood will appear differently in this area than area #1 and #2.
 
Fonts:
Please outline your fonts whenever possible. Type 1 PostScript fonts recommended. Please include all fonts in a separate file with disc art if possible. Please do not “stylize” any fonts, use correct version (i.e. Helvetica Bold Italic). We are a PC-based company but have full Mac capabilities.
 
Review Process:
OneDisc.com reviews each design and will correct minor errors at no extra cost. If we see larger problems with your artwork we will contact you discuss the issues. In all cases you will be approving a ‘Final Proof’ (pdf or jpg) from our factory before production.
 
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All of our packaging templates are in Adobe Illustrator CS3 or Adobe InDesign CS3. Please contact us if you have any questions about working with them or about the specs below. OneDisc.com also offers professional graphic design services to design your packaging from start to finish. The cost for creating custom packaging starts at $100.00.
 
Preferred Applications:
Adobe Illustrator (.ai) or Adobe InDesign (.indd), please include all embedded and linked image files. Also, please ensure that all images are high resolution not 72dpi (i.e. Web Graphics). We also request that you use the specific template that you receive, do not try to recreate it.
 
Acceptable Image Format & Image Resolution:
300dpi TIFF or better, but will try to work with what you have, please try not to have images that are below 300dpi for print.
 
Colors:
Please use CMYK or PMS. Artwork done in Adobe Illustrator or Adobe InDesign with both CMYK and PMS will incur additional printing costs. Unlike printing on Discs, CMYK works best on packaging materials. If PMS is used please use only the Pantone Coated Color Library for PMS colors, and please check your color library to make sure that the correct PMS color is there before sending final print package to OneDisc.com. If there is going to be Disc artwork with the packaging please refer to the disc artwork section above.
 
Fonts:
Please outline your fonts whenever possible. Type 1 PostScript fonts recommended. Please include all fonts in a separate file with disc art if possible. Please do not stylize any fonts, use correct version (i.e. Helvetica Bold Italic). We work primarily on PCs but have full Mac capabilities.
 
Review Process:
OneDisc.com reviews each design and will correct minor errors at no extra cost. If we see larger problems with your artwork we will contact you discuss the issues. In all cases you will be approving a ‘Final Proof’ (pdf or jpg) from our factory before production.
 
 
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