DVD's are similar to compact discs, with the exception that they are double sided, unlike traditional CD's. This means they can store twice as much data.
New computers sometimes come with a DVD drive. See the information about the CD drive to locate the DVD drive.
A disk storage device that uses digital video disc (DVD) technology. A DVD drive reads both CD-ROM and DVD discs; however, a DVD decoder is necessary to display DVD movies on your computer screen. See also DVD decoder; DVD disc.