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DVD Discs

There are many DVD formats and options out there, and the new variety of recordable disc formats could lead to some confusion when you're at a store trying to figure out which kind of blank disc to purchase. This potentially frustrating situation with DVD formats has been brought about by competition among the makers of DVD players who are pitting DVD-R against DVD+RW and so on. But a simple review of what DVD discs are, and what kind are compatible with your Mac, will prepare you to avoid the confusion and get on with having fun.

Recordable DVDs

Recordable DVDs (DVD-R) enable you to write data a single time to a disc. They're much like the CD-R discs that are so popular these days. Much like the phenomena of dropping prices with CD burners and recordable CDs, the price of making your own DVDs will continue to drop.


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