Imac G5 Rev. A and DVD-R/DVD+R?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Willy S, Jun 24, 2005.

  1. Willy S macrumors 6502

    May 8, 2005
    I saw in the specs of iMac G5 rev A, that only DVD-R is supported. However, I have burned DVD+R discs without any problems.

    I´m now going to buy a large quantity of DVDs and the price of +R and-R is the same. I wonder if it is safe to buy the +R and would it be better than the -R? And does the quality of the DVDs differ between manufacturers or is it just standard?

    I don´t know much about DVDs but some people argue that +R is better in some way. :confused:
  2. wwooden macrumors 68000


    Jul 26, 2004
    Burlington, VT
    Are you using iDVD to make the DVD's? With the newest version that came out in January, it can handle both DVD+R and DVD-R. So you're safe to choose either. I don't know the benefits of either, I think it has something to do with the capability with standard DVD players.

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