CD DVD Duplication and Printing Services By Rafi Michael
CD duplication allows one to duplicate many copies of CDs from a master copy. There are many compact disk duplication services available at everyone's disposal however; one must consider various factors before choosing firms offering duplication services. A good duplicating firm offers discounts to clients duplicating many copies. One should also ensure correct disc labeling. One should also ensure that the firm offers competitive packages to attract clients. This includes attractive packaging for instance; using PVC wallets dig packs in addition to jewel cases. CD duplication firm should offer glass-mastering services at affordable costs. Other services to look for includes: compact disk pressing, full shade printing, encoding, mastering of audio files, incorporation of graphic designs, edge cutting and color package incorporation. People have realized that duplicating small quantities is less cost effective therefore; one may consider purchasing a computer and use it to duplicate the data depending on one's tastes and preferences. Prior to embarking on the use of a computer to duplicate one's data, one has to understand various requirements necessary for CD duplication. Numerous CD duplication software packages exist in the market due to development by the I.T industry. When one decides to duplicate one's data using a computer, one chooses software compatible with computer's operating system. One has to fit a computer with a duplicating hardware such as the CD/DVD writer component. After fitting the hardware, one installs the appropriate software such as Nero or fast ware software. Depending on one's level of computer operation, one may require a technician to install the software. It is advisable to choose software with a variety of features. For example when using Nero software one has an advantage duplicating data, mp3, audio and video data. Depending on type of information contained in the master, one chooses the appropriate feature from the menu. Mainly people in the music industry practice CD duplication where they duplicate music videos. While duplicating video files, one chooses the "burn video files" from the menu. The next step involves choosing the correct video files from storage folders in the computer. One follows burning guidelines presented the dialogue box. After following all protocols of compact disk burning, the next steps include inserting blank CDs in the CD Rom and clicking the burn button respectively. This has led to piracy thus denying musicians, filmmakers and software developers their rightful dues. Piracy is the main hurdle facing these
industries however, there are laws put in place that checks on this vice. While duplicating compact disks, one should avoid duplicating other people's work because this is against the law.