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DVD+ or DVD- which should I buy?

I just purchased my first DVD burner. It is a multi-format burner but now I'm not sure which format disks I should buy. Is one more likely than the other to be compatible in other players?

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DVD-R is probably the most widely compatible, but I

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have noticed that DVD+R is more commonly available. Although -R has an edge in compatibility, it is probably not that much of an edge. RW formats are not widely compatible, and probably do not have as much longevity.

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DVD+

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This seems to play in most players, but I can use either in my stand a lone player that will play anything. Some newer players here in Australia do not play DVD-
Best to just buy one of each and see what plays in yours.

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Thanks for the link

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I'm in the process of educating myself as much as possible on several DVD fronts. This link was very helpful to me. Thank you very much for sharing it with us.

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I buy one that does both formats that way I'm covered since older DVD players only can handle the R- format. John

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