Well, the facts are in, and the verdict is: Yes, Blu-Ray is better than DVDs. Its better than streaming, too, providing cleaner, crisper imaging, more room for movie extras, and overall a much-improved movie-viewing experience.
Is Blu-Ray better quality than DVD?
Blu Ray resolution, Blu-Ray easily wins this battle, too. A DVD is a standard definition device. On the other hand, Blu-Ray is made for HD, and youll get the best picture possible, with 1080 HD capability for your Blu-Ray movies. So if you are looking for a quality picture, Blue Ray is the clear winner.
Can you play a Blu-Ray on a DVD player?
Blu-ray Disc players can play Blu-ray discs, DVDs, CDs, and some can also play other types of discs, such as SACDs and DVD-Audio Discs. However, although you can play a DVD in a Blu-ray Disc player, you cant play a Blu-ray Disc in a DVD player.
Is the really a difference between DVD and Blu-Ray?
Blu-Ray has been designed to hold 5 times more information than DVDs, as single layer discs can hold up to 25GB, and double layer discs are capable of up to 50GB of information. Bluray discs are therefore formatted to have High Definition 1080p picture, whereas DVDs deliver only standard quality images.
Is it worth upgrading DVD to Blu-Ray?
It is definitely worth going from DVD to Bluray. But it might be worth going for digital copies rather than Hard copies, as there will probably be another upgrade in quality in the next few years. Personally I prefer to have a hard drive full of Hi-Res films rather than a shelf full of Discs.
Can I make a Blu-ray disc?
To create your own playable Blu-Ray, youll need a few things to get started including: A Blu-Ray burner drive: By the time Blu-Ray became a common standard, many computers were skipping optical drives altogether. Single layer Blu-Rays can store up to 25GB, while dual layer Blu-Rays can store up to 50GB.