Invelos Software's database of DVD information is grown and refined through contributions from users like you. In order to ensure accuracy and consistency within the database, we've created this set of rules governing contributions.

Please familiarize yourself with these rules and feel free to come back here whenever you have a question.

What to Contribute
Before You Contribute
Film Details
DVD Specification
Disc Features
Overviews & Easter Eggs
Cover Images
Box Sets
TV Series
Alternate Versions
Contribution Notes
Common Errors
Voting Rules
Revision History
Printable Version
Cover Images

Before submitting new scans of cover art, make sure your new covers are of significantly higher quality than the existing online images, and meet the following criteria:

  • The covers must match the profile exactly, including the UPC and locality.
  • Image size must be at least as large as the existing online covers. If you don't have a premium registration, you will be unable to verify this. Therefore, submit only images you have personally scanned at 100 DPI or higher.
  • If you scan images for your personal database at a quality that are higher than 100 DPI, you may still submit them. If accepted, they will automatically be downsized for inclusion in the main database.
  • Image quality must be at least on par with the existing online covers. Covers that are larger than existing images but are of inferior clarity will not be accepted.
  • Images must not contain extra watermarks, autographs, or site links.
  • Images must be of the front and back only. Do not include the spine in either the front or back image.
  • Make sure neither front nor back is of lesser quality than the existing scans.
  • If a DVD is packaged in a keep case, within a slipcase of some kind, scan the Cover Images from the outer slipcase. If, however, the Slipcase is reflective, and the inner cover art is identical, use the Keep Case art to scan, as it will give a better quality image.
  • If a title is re-released with the same UPC, but different cover images, do not contribute the new images to the original profile. This includes cases where a DVD was initially released in a slipcase, which was later removed. As explained in the introduction you may use your personal images in your local database, but they will not show online. Consult the alternate version rule section to determine whether an alternate version is warranted.
  • Do not contribute generic "Coming Soon" images. If the back image is not yet available (as in a pre-release), use the front images in both places.
  • HD DVD and Blu-Ray discs in either HD Slim or HD Keep Case type cases without slip covers should be scanned without the HD banner.
  • The inner sleeve may be used in lieu of the front cover as long as the only difference is the exclusion of sticker(s) or rating overlays.
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Last Updated: Saturday, April 16, 2016