What is DVD | DvD full form

You must have used DVD a lot but probably you would not know what is the full form of DVD. Who developed DVD, when DVD was invented. definitely you will not have any idea about this. But there is nothing to worry, you can get complete information through this article. What is DVD?

what is dvd

The full form of DVD is Digital Video Disc or Digital Versatile Disc . By the way, both of these (Digital Video Disc or Digital Versatile Disc) are known as the full form of DVD. But it would be more appropriate to call it Digital Versatile Disc instead of Digital Video Disc. Because only video files in DVD because different types of programs can be stored in DVD. Such as computer programs (softwares, operating systems) etc.

That’s why it is asked somewhere about the full form of DVD of M, so first of all tell that the full form of DVD is “Digital Versatile Disc”. And after that, if you want, you can also tell the second full form which is “Digital video disc” but the primary full form of DVD is “Digital Versatile Disc”.

Although DVD/CD was used a lot till a few years ago, CD/DVD was the primary option of our TV, at that time you could buy DVD easily in the market or anywhere. Because of DVD at that time. Due to the high usage, DVDs were available at shops everywhere.

At that time DVD is also used a lot to store softwares, computer programs. But now it is not like that at all, now it seems that the downfall of DVD has happened.

Earlier, videos were made for movies, songs, computer programs (software, OS) etc. even in weddings. So his video was also stored in DVD only.

But at this time Pendrive, memory card, mobile / computer and satellite TV network have taken their place. Because it has many advantages, and that too in less cost, while using TV from DVD is more expensive. And there is a lot of lack of programs in it.

Because when you use satellite television, you get to see many different types of programs, they are free as well as paid.

And on the other hand online video platforms are used a lot. Like YouTube, Facebook, video, on these we can watch any programs at any time. So you can imagine who would want to use DVD.

who invented dvd

DVD was invented by 4 different companies together, Sony, Panasonic, Philips, Toshiba, these companies invented DVD in 1997. But we cannot call it a completely new equipment.

Because even though the DVD was made by these four companies together. But they already had the method to develop it, on what basis it would work. And that method was cd, and cd was invented by james russell in 1979.

Invention of CD – by james russell in 1979

Invention of DVD – In 1997 four companies presented improved version of CD which is known as DVD 

Because DVD also works on the method of CD, just we can say that DVD is an improved version of CD. Because the capacity of DVD is more than that of CD. And the data transfer speed of DVD is also very high.

So we can say that after some improvements in CD, which is more capable than CD, it was given a new name DVD.

The minimum capacity of DVD is 4.7 GB and the maximum is 17.08 GB.

4.7 GB – Single side, Single layer
8.5 GB – Single side, Double layer
9.4 GB – double side, Single layer
17.08 GB – Double side, Double layer

In this article you learned what is DVD and DVD full form. We hope this information will prove useful for you.

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