Help File Topic Selecting a Disc or Case Template
AudioLabel Help File Topic

Edit Dimensions Dialog showing a CD Case Template

Edit Dimensions Dialog with CD Case Template


Selecting a Case Template
You can select different case templates in the Change Label Template dialog of AudioLabel. If your template is not listed, you can use a similar template and make adjustments. First, select a similar CD, DVD, or Blu-ray template and then click the Create New button which opens the Edit Dimensions dialog. Next, measure your label paper with a ruler and enter the dimensions in the Edit Dimensions dialog.

Selecting disc printer templates
Change Label Template Dialog - Disc Printers

Selecting a Disc Printer Template
If your direct disc printer is not listed, you can usually select a similar model disc printer. For example, if you have the Canon Pixma MG5450 printer, you can select the Canon Pixma MG5460 template and the dimensions are exactly the same.

It's also possible to select a generic disc printer template (listed below) in the Change Label Template dialog. These generic templates are based on the disc printer tray types used by the printer companies. Although there are many different printer models, there are only a few different disc tray types. Each tray type can cover a wide range of printer models. For example, the Epson Tray Type 1 template is used by 94% of all Epson Direct Disc Printers.

When choosing a generic Epson or HP printer template, always try "Tray Type 1" first because this will be the most popular.

Epson Generic Disc Printer TemplatesPercent of Epson Disc Printers
Epson - All Models Tray Type 1 - Print Directly on CD94%
Epson - All Models Tray Type 2 - Print Directly on CD6%

Hewlett Packard Generic Disc Printer TemplatesPercent of HP Disc Printers
HP - All Models Tray Type 1 - Print Directly on CD70%
HP - All Models Tray Type 2 - Print Directly on CD 30%

When choosing a generic Canon template, look for a letter (A through J) marked on the plastic disc printer tray included with your printer. Once you find the tray letter, select corresponding Canon template below. For example, if the letter "J" is marked on your disc tray then select the "Canon - All Models Tray J - Print Directly on CD" template.

Canon Generic CD Printer Templates
Canon - All Models Tray A - Print Directly on CD
Canon - All Models Tray B - Print Directly on CD
Canon - All Models Tray C - Print Directly on CD
Canon - All Models Tray D - Print Directly on CD
Canon - All Models Tray E - Print Directly on CD
Canon - All Models Tray F - Print Directly on CD
Canon - All Models Tray G - Print Directly on CD
Canon - All Models Tray J - Print Directly on CD

A print test is necessary to determine if the correct template has been selected for your disc printer. It's recommended that you set aside one inkjet printable CD for testing purposes (possibly one that has already been scrapped). When testing, print a blank white disc label with the Border option turned on. If the printed border looks centered on the disc, then you have selected the correct template.

Extra Information You can adjust the dimensions of any template in Edit Dimensions dialog.
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Release Date:
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