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dvd-r versus dvd+r, what's the big difference

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i looked on wikipedia, but i can't understand why dvd-r is more popular than dvd+r. it seem like the latter is better than the former.

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DVD-R is used for things like console game discs and the such. As for the difference, who knows!
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Nothing really big... just two standards. Most devices are now +/- capable so it generally is moot.
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DVD r+ is more widely compatible, they are really the same beyond that. DVD-r might not play/work in some players/readers.
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Sorry i typed that backwards DVD-r is more compatible, thats why they are more popular.
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Plus DVD-r tend to be a few cents cheaper.
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