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What is CD Duplication?

The CD duplication process “burns” your content directly onto pre-existing CD-R media. Customers typically utilize CD duplication for lower volume (1,000 CDs or fewer) or when quick turnaround is required.

What is DVD Duplication?

The DVD duplication process “burns” your content directly onto pre-existing DVD-R media. Customers typically utilise DVD duplication for lower volume (1,000 DVDs or fewer) or when quick turnaround is required.

What is CD Replication?

The CD replication process stamps an exact replica or clone of your disc. Customers typically use CD replication for higher volume projects (1,000 CDs or more), as CD replication costs are a fraction of duplication costs at high volumes.

What is DVD Replication?

The DVD replication process stamps an exact replica or clone of your disc, and can store from 4.7 to 17 gigabytes of information. Customers typically go with DVD replication for higher volume projects (1,000 DVDs or more), as DVD replication costs are a fraction of duplication costs at high volumes.

 

What is DVD Authoring?

DVD Authoring is the process of creating an interactive DVD, a DVD which has a main menu page from which you can make the selection to play your video or to go to other interactive menu pages. A scene selection page can include animated thumbnails.

DVDs can also contain animated video transitions from one menu to another, or an animated introduction to your DVD. Combined together with a good video production it is a very powerful marketing tool

What is a DVD Conversion (Video to DVD)?

It refers to the process of converting different formats of video to DVD. An example would be converting the analog information on a VHS tape to a digital DVD disc.

Because there are numerous different ways to capture video footage, one tends to build up a collection of different formats over the years, but never watches them due to the hassle and inconvenience of setting up old equipment. At Freeman Productions we can convert most formats to DVD to ensure ease of access of your precious memories.

What is DVD- 5?

DVD-5 holds 4.7GB and is supported by the DVD+R/RW and DVD-R/RW formats. It is also known as Single-Sided Single Layer.

 

What is DVD -9?

DVD-9 holds 8.5GB and is supported by the DVD+R and DVD-R formats. It is also known as Single Sided Double Layer (sometimes called Dual Layer).

What is the capacity of CD-R?

CD-R discs usually hold 74 minutes (650 MB) of data, although some can hold up to 80 minutes (700MB).

Can I write data and video onto a regular DVD-R?

DVDs are primarily known for their storage capability of DVD Video, however DVDs can also be used to store numerous data types ranging from music, general files, to video content and much more.

What is the difference between DVD-R and DVD+R?

There is two competing technologies that use different formats, hence the name -R and +R. DVD-R only allows for one layer of data to be written where DVD+R is a dvd disc that allows multiple layers for one disc.

DVD-R is an older technology but tends to be more compatible with video playback  on DVD home players. DVD+R can play at higher speeds and can contain more information with their Double Layer discs having a storage capability of 8.5 GB

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