You can send your files to us digitally after you place your order in DDP format at 44.1kHz and 16 bit.
The total time of your release can't be longer than 74 minutes of audio.
Please name your DDP file like this:
Order number + release name + product
* Files other than .zip or .rar are not accepted. Please send us your compressed disk image in one of these 2 formats.
WTF IS A DDP File?
A DDP image is a perfect copy of a CD with audio tracks, gaps, CD-text etc. A checksum guarantees the exact data transfer. Most CD these days are sent to the pressing plant as a DDP image.
How I can create a DDP File?
DDP files are fairly simple to create, you just need the right software.
The more popular software to do this is HOFA CD-Burn.DDP.Master
Using HOFA CD-Burn.DDP.Master you can create a DDP image with one mouse click that meets all professional standards!
With HOFA CD-Burn.DDP.Master you can not only create and burn red book compatible CDs but also add important additional information like CD-Text, ISRC and EAN codes to the CD.
Another option if you want a more complete solution to record, mix, master your tracks an also create your DDP file. You can get Presonus Studio One Professional
*We will duplicate exactly what you give us, so make sure you're satisfied with what you send.
Will My Song Titles Appear When I Put My CD Into A Computer?
When album information is displayed on a computer, it is a result of your CD being registered with the Gracenote or AllMusic databases. The Gracenote database provides album information to the following media players: iTunes, WinAmp, Quintessential Media Player, and Finder (Mac OS). The AllMusic database provides album information to the following media players: Windows Media Player, Rhapsody, and Real Music Player.