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Common Magazine Sizes

Most common sizes for printing magazines are 8.5 by 11 and 5.5 by 8.5 inches. Both, portrait and landscape is possible, either for perfect bound magazines or saddle stitched magazines. The digest size which is a little bit smaller with 5.5 by 8.25 inches is also very common. Beside that square sizes are popular, either 8.5 by 8.5 inches or 5.5 by 5.5 inches. Nearly 90% of magazines sold in the online printing business are close to these sizes but you will find slightly smaller or bigger ones for certain purposes. If you are looking for special sizes please contact us and we are glad to provide a custom quote.

Below you will find the related European sizes which are measured in millimeters. The international paper size standard is based on the German DIN standard:

European size DIN A4 magazine:
210 × 297 mm
8.5 x 11 inch (related US size)

European size DIN A5 magazine:
148 × 210 mm  
5.5 x 8.5 inch (related US size)

European size DIN A6 magazine:
105 × 148 mm
4 x 6 inch (related US size)

If you wish to order a DIN A4 magazine or other international standard sizes please contact us. In general the pricing will be quiet similar to the related US size, no matter if you wish to print a perfect bound magazine or a saddle stitched booklet.



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