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DVD

abbrevation for digital video disk, an optical computer disk that is used to digitally store large graphic and video content in two layers (gold and silver). A DVD can hold many gigabytes of information. Commercial DVDs contain entire motion pictures or other video data. Compare compact disc.

DVD

Digital versatile disk, digital video disk Informatics An optical disk capable of storing ≥ 4 GB of audiovisual data. Cf CD.

DVD,

n the acronym for digital versatile disk or digital video disk. A high-density compact disk for storing large amounts of data, especially high-resolution audio-video material.
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A manufacturer of DVD-R/RW drives, Andy Parsons, vice president of Product Development, Pioneer Electronics, recently speculated that DVD-R discs are compatible with 90 to 95 percent of the latest batch of DVD players, while DVD-RW discs are only compatible with 70 percent of these players.
Sonic reports, even though DVD+RW drives are not supported by the DVD Forum, "the DVD+RW drives read DVD-ROMs and CDs, and usually read DVD-RW and DVD-R discs; but they can't read or write DVD-RAM discs .
Sony's new DVD-R and DVD-RW, and DVD+RW discs will be available this November for suggested list pricing of $9.
This could be an especially thorny problem for Roxio because, while DVD-RAM has been targeted at jukebox vendors and "power" users, Pioneer is targeting DVD-RW at "home" users, which are Roxio's targets too (remember those friendly skins and MP3s).
But there's no question that, compared to DVD-RAM media, DVD-RW media will more nearly resemble the replicated disks that today's DVD-ROM and DVD-Video drives "expect" to read.
In addition to supporting the 1x real time recording requirements of camcorders, Verbatim Mini DVD write-once and ReWritable DigitalMovie media can be recorded with any DVD burner that supports 8cm DVD-R up to 4x speed and DVD-RW at 2x speed.
AuthorScript CE supports all popular DVD devices including DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW and DVD-RAM, as well as CD-R and CD-RW.
AuthorScript CE supports all popular devices, including DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD+RW DL and DVD-RAM, as well as CD-R and CD-RW.
01 and is compatible with a range of CD and DVD burners: CD-RW, DVD-RW, and DVD+RW.
AuthorScript CE supports all popular DVD devices, including DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW and DVD-RAM, as well as CD-R and CD-RW.
The drive's dual format technology allows users to read and write in most popular formats, including DVD+R and DVD+R double layer, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, CD-R and CD-RW, as well as choose either a DVD or CD format, whichever is most compatible with a user's personal computers or home DVD players.