Wednesday, May 21, 2014

What Are DVD-5, DVD-10, DVD-9 and DVD-18?

This article will explains what Are DVD-5, DVD-10, DVD-9 and DVD-18, the difference between them and intrudoct some useful DVD tools to all of you.

Are you a DVD lover? As we know, DVD is an optical disc storage media format. Compared to CD, DVD offers higher storage capacity with the same dimensions and is widely used by people to store data and information nowadays. Generally speaking, there exist 4 types of DVDs including DVD-5, DVD-9, DVD-10, and DVD-18. Now follow this article and have a comprehensive understanding of these different sizes of DVDs. 

DVD-5, DVD-10, DVD-9 and DVD-18

  1. DVD-5 is a single-sided single-layer disc, can hold about 4.7 GB (4.38GiB) of data and is supported by DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R and DVD-RW. It is the most common DVD media.
  2. DVD-9 is a single-sided dual-layer disc, can store 8.5 GB (7.96GiB) of data. It is supported by DVD+R and DVD-R formats. It is also called DVD+R9/DVD+R DL, DVD-R9/DVD-R DL.
  3. DVD-10 is a double-sided single-layer disc, can contain 9.4 GB (8.76GiB) of data with 4.7 GB on each side, equivalent to two DVD-5 discs and is supported by DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R and DVD-RW formats.
  4. DVD-18 is a double-sided dual-layer disc, can hold 17.1 GB (15.93GiB) of data with 8.5 GB on each side, equivalent to two DVD-9 discs. It is supported by DVD+R format.

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Tips about DVD burning, DVD copying and DVD ripping

1. If you want to enjoy your favorite DVD movies on Android OS, Apple iOS, Windows RT/Pro devices, game consoles HD media player, editing programs and home theater. Pavtube DVDAid is your ideal tool to rip DVD to all popular video formats for playback. It has helped thousands of customers to backup or rip them DVD disc, folder, IFO and ISO image files which offers various outputting presets exactly according to device model, it couldn’t be easier for users to make their choices. Besides that, it also offers many small video editing options to help user trim, crop source movies, add subtitles, or edit the audio.
2. If you want to backup your DVD movies, you can use Pavtube DVDAid. It is an easy-to-use DVD copier to backup DVD movies to hard drive losslessly. For customers who want to make 1:1 copy of original DVD Disc without quality loss with all audio streams, subtitle tracks, extras, etc. “Full disc copy” is the most recommended feature. Plus, "Directly copy" option will help you copy DVD main movie content and leave out extras, commentary, etc. with outputing an intact m2ts file of the main title.

In conclusion, Pavtube DVDAid integrates DVD backup and DVD transcoding features to help users simply choose the best video presets according to their own terminal requirements in one go. (See also: Store/Rip DVD disc on Windows 8.1 with original quality)

3. If you want to burn videos to DVD discs, you can use Pavtube DVD Creator to burn and back up all kinds of videos to playable DVD with ease.

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