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CD/DVD pressing is an essential process in the music and video industry that allows the production of high-quality physical discs. While digital formats have gained popularity in recent years, CD/DVD pressing continues to hold a significant place by providing a tangible and complete experience for music and film enthusiasts.

CD/DVD pressing is a sophisticated industrial process that involves creating a master from which physical copies will be mass-produced. It begins with the creation of a master containing the audio or video data, which is then used to create a metal mold. This mold is then used to press the melted polycarbonate that forms the disc. Once the disc is pressed, a reflective layer is applied, followed by a protective layer to ensure increased longevity.

One of the advantages of CD/DVD pressing is the superior audio and video quality it offers. Pressed discs benefit from better sound and visual resolution compared to compressed digital files. Additionally, physical CDs/DVDs allow for a tactile and aesthetic experience with personalized covers, accompanying booklets, and unique artwork that complements the artistic work.

CD/DVD pressing is also favored by many artists and filmmakers for promotional purposes. Physical discs can be distributed at concerts, special events, or used as marketing tools to draw attention to a new project.

Frequently Asked Questions


CD pressing is the industrial process of manufacturing audio CDs on a large scale. It involves creating a metal mold from the audio master, followed by injecting melted polycarbonate into the mold to create physical discs.

CD pressing is an industrial manufacturing process used to produce large volumes of CDs, while CD duplication is a simpler and less expensive process used to produce small volumes of CDs using CD burners.

The main steps in the CD pressing process include creating the audio master, manufacturing the mold, injecting polycarbonate, applying the reflective layer, printing the disc, assembling the CD package (disc, cover, booklet), and final packaging.

Commonly accepted audio formats for CD pressing are uncompressed WAV (Waveform Audio File Format) and lossless FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) format.

The standard maximum duration for a pressed audio CD is about 80 minutes, which corresponds to approximately 700 MB of audio data.

The typical production time for CD pressing usually varies from 7 to 14 business days, depending on the project's complexity and the quantity of CDs to be produced.

You can work with a CD pressing company that offers graphic design services, or you can hire an independent designer to create a custom design for the CD cover and printing. Make sure to provide the technical specifications required by the CD manufacturer.

Common packaging options for pressed CDs include plastic jewel cases, cardboard digipacks, paper sleeves, vinyl covers, boxes, etc.

The minimum quantity of CDs that you can press may vary from one manufacturer to another. At Hurricanbe Entertainment, you can press a minimum of 50 copies.

The advantages of CD pressing include superior audio quality compared to compressed digital music formats, the ability to create attractive custom packaging,...