What does Booktype mean in nero

  jagx400 20:25 10 Apr 2004
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Can someone explain what booktype is. When I burn DVD+ a small checkbox appears allowing me to select booktype, but not with DVD-, Searched the web but no real explanations.

  anon1 20:39 10 Apr 2004
  Lionheart ? 20:51 10 Apr 2004

Don't know about Nero but found this.

click here

  jagx400 20:54 10 Apr 2004

I read that one lionheart, doesnt really explain much though

  Eric10 21:30 10 Apr 2004

Basically the same as crx1600's answer but I found this on another forum:

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Some burners (Liteon, NEC and Ricoh) can change the booktype of a DVD+ to DVD ROM booktype. This is the same as a commercial DVD.

It means it will allow a DVD player that doesn't play DVD+ to play it as it thinks it is a commercial DVD.

A DVD+RW can be changed after burning but a +R needs to be done prior to finalising.
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