DVD

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  • noun

Synonyms for DVD

a digital recording (as of a movie) on an optical disk that can be played on a computer or a television set

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The DVD-RW format, therefore, is popular with people who want to record a pre-edited video file and play it on consumer DVD players.
The DVD-RW (referred to as 'RW') format was introduced last year featuring the ability to read and write rewritable RW media as well as popular DVD-R discs.
Random access time: 160 ms (CD-ROM), 200 ms (DVD-ROM) -- Buffer memory: 8 MB -- Buffer under-run error protection technology: Sony Power-Burn(TM) -- Recording method (CD): disc at once, track at once, session at once, packet writing(DVD): Random Access Write (DVD+RW/DVD-RW/CD-RW), Sequential Write (DVD+R/+RW, DVD-R/-RW/CD-R/RW) -- Compatible disc format: DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, DVD+RW, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD-R, CD-ROM, CD-DA, Video CD, Photo CD (multi-session), CD TEXT, CD Extra, and others -- Availability -- May 2003 -- Estimated Selling Price -- Under $350 Sony DRX-510UL DVD/CD Rewritable Drive -- Hi-Speed USB (USB2.
The drive also supports 8X DVD+RW and 6X DVD-RW Rewriting; 16X max DVD-Reading; and 48X CD-R Writing, 24X CD-RW Rewriting, and 48X max CD-Reading.
COMDEX, Booth #L5132 -- Sony Electronics today announced a new suite of DVD recordable discs, including DVD-RW and DVD-R, as well as DVD+RW and DVD+R media.
Pioneer's newest drive (model DVR-A03) writes DVD-RW as well as DVD-R, and--a stroke of genius here--it also writes CD-R and CD-RW.
announced today that it has developed software extensions for its leading DVD recorder platforms which enable a consumer to use all of the popular types of recordable DVD media, including DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, and DVD-RAM.
DVD+RW drives can read DVD-ROM, audio CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R and DVD-RW formatted media.
But DVD-RAM has had more than two years' head start against Pioneer's new rewritable DVD-RW format.
The Plextor PX-740UF Series drive is a highly versatile 10-in-1 DVD/CD burner that supports 8X DVD+R DL, 4X DVD-R DL, and 16X DVD+/-R Writing; 8X DVD+RW and 6X DVD-RW Rewriting; and 16X max DVD-Reading; as well as high-speed 48X CD-R Writing, 32X CD-RW Rewriting, and 48X max CD-Reading.
CEO Chris Gorog told me, in person, that Roxio is working on DVD-writing software, but he did not say whether the target medium is the Hitachi/Toshiba/Panasonic DVD-RAM, or Pioneer's alternatives: the four-year-old writeonce DVD-R, or its upcoming sibling, rewritable DVD-RW.
While both authoring and general media can be read by all DVD drives--DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, DVD-RW, DVD-RAM, and DVD-Video--technical differences make it impossible to write to DVD-R authoring media using a general DVD-R system.