DVD

DVD and Blu-ray: A Visual Comparison

One of the most important differences between DVDs and Blu-ray discs is the amount of information they can store. We’ve all heard that Blu-ray discs store 5 times more than a DVD-R disc, but what does that really mean? It doesn’t tell you in real terms how much more information the disc will hold. That’s […]

Backward Compatibility of Optical Media

If you are not a wizard when it comes to CD and DVD technology, this article is for you! Optical media such as CD, DVD, and Blu-ray discs look very similar to one another. They are the same size, shape, and very close in weight. However, optical media discs are not universally interchangeable. Today I’m […]

All About DVD Encoding and Decoding

In every good spy movie, there is usually a scene where the hero must decode a secret message which was encoded by the bad guy. In this case, the message has been encoded from one format to another in order to conceal its true meaning. However, encoding and decoding are also part of the process […]

What’s the Difference Between DVD Replication and Blu-ray Replication?

At first glance, a DVD disc and a Blu-ray disc look almost identical. They are the same size, shape, and very close in weight. They both store movies which can be played back on a computer, game console, or home theater system. Both DVD and Blu-ray discs can also be used for storing computer data […]

Preserve Your Data with Archival CD/DVD Media

Not so long ago, people wrote letters when they wanted to communicate a message. Today we use e-mail because it can transmit messages around the world in seconds. In the past, people balanced checkbooks and kept ledgers to track their finances. Today we use accounting software and online banking to manage our money. Historically, people […]