A DVD-ROM can also hold virtually any type of DATA you would like. A DVD can hold up to4.7GBson a single layer disc and 8.5 GBs on a dual layer disc. This DATA could be PDFs, MP3s, Microsoft Word Documents, Quicktime Movies, pretty much anything as long as you do not exceed the size limit.
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What type of data can a DVD-ROM hold?
A DVD-ROM can also hold virtually any type of DATA you would like. A DVD can hold up to 4.7GBs on a single layer disc and 8.5 GBs on a dual layer disc.
How much data does a Blu-ray Disc hold?
In some cases, you might need a disc that can hold more or less data. For example, if you need more storage space because your DVD isn’t enough, you might grab a single-layer Blu-ray Disc that can hold 25GB. There are even write-once BDXL formatted discs that can hold upwards of 100-128GB of data.
What is the maximum capacity of a DVD?
DVD capacity limits for all types of DVDs There are 3 common types of DVDs: DVD-5, DVD-9, and DVD-10. A DVD-5 is a single layer DVD that holds up to 4.7GB of data (around 120-133 minutes of video depending on compression). DVD-9 is a dual layer single sided DVD that holds up to 8.5GB of data (around 240 minutes of video depending on compression).
What determines the size of a DVD?
The size of data that DVDs can hold is governed mainly by number of sides (one or two) and layers (one or two). As you might expect, double-layer (sometimes called dual-layer) and double-sided DVDs hold more than standard single-sided, single-layer DVDs.