||Digital video through which users can navigate interactively. Multiple audio tracks allow for different languages and commentaries.
||Often simply referred to as "DVD." Quickly replacing VHS tapes for viewing movies at home. Many educational videos are now available on DVD.
||Digital video, multimedia and instructional content that can be accessed in non-linear fashion by using a computer.
||Similar to DVD-Video, but can also hold computer files. Likely to one day replace CD-ROMs.
||Format that allows re-recording and random access, making it suitable as a peripheral storage device.
||Can be used like an additional hard drive for your computer. Not widely used in schools.
||Format that allows you to burn (copy files onto) a DVD; cannot be re-recorded.
||Use to save data to share with others. Requires special software (such as Apple's iDVD) to create your own DVD-videos. One advantage to DVD-R is that they can't be overwritten, so there isn't the chance that someone will delete or add information on your DVD.
||Similar to DVD-R, but can be re-recorded.
||These discs are re-usable, but are more costly to purchase than DVD-R discs.
||Format for storing only audio files on DVD.
||Likely to one day replace music CDs.