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DVD

Digital versatile disk, digital video disk Informatics An optical disk capable of storing ≥ 4 GB of audiovisual data. Cf CD.
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Last month, Toshiba abandoned its competing HD-DVD format after major studios and leading US retailers came out solidly behind Blu-ray as the standard next-generation DVD format.
Toshiba and Japanese disc maker Memory-Tech have developed a new type of disc that can store content in both conventional and highdefinition DVD formats.
From its very inception, the DVD format was designed to appeal to the sell-through market, whereas VHS was initially targeted to renters.
Blu-Ray Disc is the high-capacity DVD format developed by a consortium of companies.
A further boost to the popularity of the DVD format can be seen in growing sales of DVD recorders, or burners.
To recap, Blu-Ray is a rewriteable DVD format launched by a conglomerate of nine consumer electronics companies as the optimum format to record high definition broadcasts.
The telling shift occurred a mere six years to the month after the launch of the DVD format in the United States, according to Adams Media Research.
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When you do begin to use the DVD format, be cautious about one factor -- the use or misuse of the ability to create chapters.
The growth of the DVD format coincided with a drop in the popularity of VHS cassettes.
And 'Legacy Of The Lions' gives an insight into the history of the Lions and also comes in extended DVD format. For two months PT Video are selling the videos for pounds 9.99, 'Living With Lions' DVD for pounds 19.99 and 'Legacy Of The Lions' DVD for pounds 12.99.