FAQ

Upload Covers:
You can easily contribute and add covers to our database, you need to be registered and logged-in to upload covers.

How to scan covers?

  • Clean the cover and scanner
  • Flatten the cover being careful not to damage the scanner
  • Check the alignment of your cover in your image manipulation software and rotate it (use guides against the text to check it’s all straight)
  • Crop the image
  • Check corners and fill them using the stamp tool
  • Remove dust using the stamp tool or healing brush tool
  • If the spine is warped a little (it shouldn’t be if you flatten the cover) use the dodge tool to lighten or darken the raised and sunken areas
  • Set the contrast curves to an S shape, pulling in the dark parts to be black, the light to be bright but not exploded
  • Increase the vibrance, being mindful to keep a natural look for faces especially
  • Use the levels to sharpen a little more
  • Use color balance to increase the blues a little in the low end, the yellows in the mid range, and reds in the higher level
  • You cover should look clean and flat with full corners and a sharp image. Now save as a jpg up to 15 MB for this website.
    Remember that every time you save a jpg you lose a little data as your software recalculates and rounds up.

RGB color
600dpi (dots per inch to start and 300dpi for the final version)

If you save as a PDF you’ll end up with an embedded jpg. You can add more than one cover in that PDF if you have alternates. That’s useful for your own catalog.

Download Covers:
Click on thumbnail inside each title to open the gallery then just right click and Save the image.

Print Covers:
You can use our tool for free to print dvd or cd covers!

Why DVDCover.com ?
Need a better looking cover for your dvd collection or you need to change your broken & old covers? Working on a public library and need replacement dvd or blu-ray covers? Then this is the right place for you, welcome to the biggest online dvd cover library. Hope you enjoy the site and contribute to it as well. Thank you!

Everyone can contribute and help us build the largest online dvd cover site that can help libraries, schools and people in replacing their broken covers.


Comments to FAQ

  • Dumbo was one of the first movies our parents took us to.
    It featured aerial views when photography wasn’t doing that,
    and I’ll never forget the scene of Dumbo’s mother caressing him,
    when she was behind bars and he sat outside.
    Thanks for this domain, if I can get one to print full size.

    JohnWatt JohnWatt November 25, 2016 9:50 pm Reply
  • What’s needed are step by step instructions on how to get the best scans.
    I’ve been wanting to make a tutorial – I see many contributors who’s uploads are raw.
    The worst are those with raised spines. The solution is simply to flatten the cover before scanning. I realize skill levels vary, but as a minimum requirement scans should be usable.

    Technofeeliak Technofeeliak February 17, 2024 2:35 pm Reply

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