A pre-recorded DVD format capable of carrying 133 minutes of high quality video (on a DVD-5) with multi-channel audio in up to 3 languages plus subtitles and menus to provide user interactivity. Other features include multiple camera angles, parental lock and random access.
This term is usually reserved for DVDs that serve entertainment purposes, like DVD movie titles. It will replace VHS tapes entirely this decade.
(often referred to as simply DVD) to hold pre-recorded video
A storage medium designed for playback of audio and video content on set-top devices known as DVD players. Con-tent stored on DVD-Video discs can include MPEG video, Dolby Digital audio, MPEG audio, as well as other formats.
Using the same techonolgy for DVD, this format is desiged to be used to store movies on a DVD medium. Most DVD drives have the ability to read DVD-Video.
A standard that combines DVD disks, MPEG-2 video compression, and any of a number of high-quality audio formats to create a movie that is stored and played back on computers and on DVD players designed for home entertainment centers.[[ | | | | | | | | | JK | | | | | | | | | | | | | XYZ
A consumer DVD format for displaying full-length digital movies. DVD-Video players attach to a television like a videocassette player. Unlike DVD-ROMs, the Digital-Video format includes a Content Scrambling System (CSS) to prevent users from copying discs. This means that today's DVD-ROM players cannot play DVD-Video discs without a software or hardware upgrade to decode the encrypted discs.
A standard for storing and reproducing audio and video on DVD-ROM discs, based on MPEG video, Dolby Digital and MPEG audio, and other proprietary data formats.
a DVD movie, such as one that you might hire from the local video store
The most common type of DVD available. DVD-Video discs mainly store video images and are used for feature films, television series and very limited games.
version of the DVD disc format used for storage of prerecorded movies which is expected to replace VHS. The DVD-Video specification uses MPEG.
A version of the DVD disk format used for storage of pre-recorded movies that is expected to replace VHS. The DVD-Video specification uses MPEG-2.
A pre-recorded DVD disc conforming to Book B or the Video Application specification in the DVD Video specification.
Popular MPEG2 video format that is designed to be used to store movies on a DVD and can be played on most DVD players.
A version of DVD disc format that will be used for storage of prerecorded movies and should replace VHS. DVD-Video uses MPEG.
Immensely popular video playback system, for which over 10,000 titles have already been published. Some say that DVD stands for "Digital Versatile Disc." Some say "Digital Video Disc." In fact, the format's inventors could not agree. Officially, DVD doesn't stand for anything.
Is a format capable of holding up to 133 minutes of high quality video, with 5.1 surround sound, multi-language support, subtitles and multiple camera angles etc.
A version of DVD for storing high quality audio/video content. (Eg. -Gladiator)
DVD-Video is the “standard” video element of the DVD format.
is the DVD format used for movies and other video titles. It features information for both video and audio. Video is stored and compressed using MPEG-2 compression, while audio can be PCM, Dolby Digital, or DTS. For a tutorial, read this page. Also see DVD, DVD-Audio, DVD-ROM. back to the previous page | Glossary & Acronyms: A-C E-K | L-M | N-S | T-Z | # Special Offers: NetFlix » Try the "Unlimited" DVD rental service absolutely free for two weeks. More info OneCall.com » 10% off all DVD players & recorders $200 or more, 10% off & free shipping on all 16:9 rear projection TVs, 10% off all receivers $300 or more, and a coupon for up to $375 in savings. Details here hifi.com » Free shipping for a limited time. Details here AllSat.com » Get a free 50-channel DISH Network satellite TV system with free installation, for $24.99 per month, and get 3 months free of the Dish Network Value Pack ($149 value). Details here Support this site » Click through our links and buy from our online affiliates.
DVD-Video is a professional and consumer video format used to store digital video on DVD (DVD-ROM) discs, and is currently the dominant form of consumer video formats in the United States, Europe, and Australia. Discs using the DVD-Video specification require a DVD drive and an MPEG-2 decoder (e.g. a DVD player, or a DVD computer drive with a software DVD player). Commercial DVD movies are encoded using a combination of MPEG-2 compressed video and audio of varying formats (often multi-channel formats as described below).