Preserving a DVD may seem better using a plastic jewel case over a paper sleeves for a number of reasons, however with the right sleeve it makes it more attractive as an alternative to plastic cases.
- A plastic case provides greater impact protection over paper sleeves.
- A soft plastic CD case can provide excellent protection and excellent durability.
- CD jewel cases also provide good protection and labeling options but are fragile.
- Paper sleeves have the major advantage of compact storage if the right precautions are taken.