AW: OT: How to recognize a double layer drive?

Tiemo Hollmann TB toolbook at
Tue Feb 3 04:17:33 EST 2009

Thanks for verifying Klaus and Phil,
I was just a little unsure, because one of my older DVD writers can't read
my self burned DL, but that's obviously the +/- specs of self burned DVDs...
Thank you

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: use-revolution-bounces at [mailto:use-revolution-
> bounces at] Im Auftrag von Phil Jimmieson
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 3. Februar 2009 10:08
> An: How to use Revolution
> Betreff: Re: OT: How to recognize a double layer drive?
> Hi Tiemo,
> as far as I know, DL disks have been in the DVD specification since
> almost the start, so all players should play plant-pressed ones (just
> like the movie DVD's you can buy). I know that some early DVD players/
> writers cannot play DL disks that were produced directly from a DL DVD
> writer though. That bit of the specification came along later I think.
> On 3 Feb 2009, at 08:52, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am to publish an app on a double layer DVD-ROM. Now I came to the
> > question
> > of the system requirements. Does anybody know how to recognize, if my
> > DVD-drive can play DL discs? Or can all DVD-drives play DL discs
> > since the
> > "beginning". I really don't know, but would like to tell my
> > customers if not
> > and how they can check, if they have a compatible drive.
> >
> > Any experiences with this? Win/Mac
> >
> > Thanks for any idea
> >
> > Tiemo
> >

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