What is a DVD?

Last Update Date : Mar 21. 2018

DVD stands for Digital Versatile/Video Disc, DVDR stands for DVD Recordable and DVDRW for DVD ReWriteable. A recordable DVD stores up to 2 hours of very good quality DVD-Video, including several audio tracks in formats like stereo, Dolby Digital or DTS.

 

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Know more about DVD :

 

● If you choose to lower the video quality it is possible to store several hours video on a recordable DVD using low bit rates and low resolution with video quality more like VHS, SVHS, SVCD, CVD or VCD.

● It is also possible to have up to 4.37* GB ordinary data or mix DVD-Video and data on a recordable DVD that can be played by most computer DVD-ROMs.

 

Additional Information :

 

● DVD-R is a non-rewriteable format and it is compatible with about 93% of all DVD Players and most DVD-ROMs.

● DVD-RW is a rewriteable format and it is compatible with about 80% of all DVD Players and most DVD-ROMs.

● DVD-R and DVD-RW supports single side 4.37 GiB* DVDs(called DVD-5) and double sided 8.75 GiB* DVDs(called DVD-10). 

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