Digipack means that if you can get the regular edition in a jewel case, just get it and forget the digipacks, they really suck, those cardboard boxes are really a pain in the neck, and sooner or later you ended replacing the CD because of two things:
-first the CD got damaged because the usual in and out on the carton inserts or
-second the cardboard has a plastic insert, better than the first case, but then the digipack get damaged itself, ruining the artwork, because of the wear,
I don't know whose brilliant idea was that but unfortunately another really bad one....
Originally Posted by saint.panda
I love digipaks. The CDs is more special because the case is custom. With jewel cases, you can take out the booklet and just use another jewel case. This is somehow creates a feeling of substitutability. With Digipaks you can't do that, which means that not one part of the CD is exchangeable making the entire package absolutely unique. Also, a lot more love for detail has to go into the design of a Digipak than normal booklets and I'm sure the costs are higher, too. I'd happily add an extra buck or two to get the same CD in a digipak.
Really do you feel that way? It seems that there is no one size fit all in that neither eh???