What is DVD+R?


Definition – What does DVD+R mean?

DVD+R (DVD Recordable) is a DVD technology that allows the user to write data one or many times to a DVD with the computer’s DVD drive. DVD+R is a term that refers to both rewritable and write-once formats, whereas it refers only to rewritable formats.

Glossary Web explains DVD+R

There are three versions of recordable DVD are introduced, and all three of the systems use a red laser that has a 650-nanometer wavelength. Write once, read many versions are printed with organic dye-based media, and rewritable versions are printed with phase change technology. Single-sided writable DVD disks such as the non-recordable version can store 4.7 GB of data.

DVD Recordable formats conflicts remain a problematic issue. Two major industry coalitions are backing largely and different incompatible versions such as the Recordable DVD Council and the DVD+RW Alliance. A latest and advanced standard, Blu-ray, has been established as a possible replacement for DVD+R.

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