Originally Posted by Green_Manelishi
I just opened a package of DVDR that I have owned for some time ... but no idea for how long. The first two in the package are not acceptabled as "recordable" by my MacBook, but my Windoze machine successfully formatted one of the two. A package of DVD+R is being used with no problem.
What's the difference between a DVDR, and DVD-R or DVD+R?
How old is your Macbook? DVD +R came out 5 years after DVD -R and many older systems have problems with one or the other.
What a mess. It aint like CD-R for sure.
Newer DVD writers can use both -R and +R, seldom RAM but it depends on age.
If you want to really know what's what: