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  • Digital video disc or digital versatile disc (dvd) — A Digital Video Disc or Digital Versatile Disc is an Optical Disc that is capable of storing high-quality video as well as other forms of data, e.g. programs, text, still pictures and graphics. It is possible that DVDs will completely replace CD-ROMs in the not-too-distant future. DVDs can be read or written to on multimedia computers equipped with a DVD drive or Combination Drive. See CD-ROM, See Section 1.2.1, Module 1.2 and Module 2.2.