DVD-ROM full form

Meaning : Digital video disk read only memory

Category : Technology
Sub Category : Storage media

What does DVD – ROM mean or stand for ?

The DVD-ROM was the hardware that was necessary to read and play DVDs on a computer.It was also called the “DVD Player” because of its ability to playback DVD movies.It had a pullout tray and an optical laser with a lens that was used to read the optical data that was magnetically stored on a DVD.

The DVD ROM could only read data and not write to it.The DVD R/W on the other hand could do both – read as well as write (burn) data onto a blank DVD.