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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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As an example of how DVD-R can reduce overall archival system costs, a 100-disc DVD-ROM jukebox can contain a total of 470GB or nearly a half-terabyte of data.
In essence, DVD-R dics can be thought of as enormous "bit buckets.
DVD-R is the next logical step forward from the very successful CD-R format in applications that benefit from write-once security, but inevitably require more capacity.
The basic recording process for DVD-R discs should be familiar to any user of CD-R technology.
There are two methods of writing a DVD-R disc: disc-at-once and incremental writing.
With Ultera's DVD-R MultiMaster we offer a unique solution that saves time and money for multiple DVD-R duplication.
Ultera's DVD-R MultiMaster delivers plug-and-play compatibility with all major OS platforms, including Windows 95/98/NT, Mac OS, UNIX and Linux.