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Blu Ray disc is a next generation optical disc which is used for storing huge quantity of digital data in a compact space. This disc is developed keeping in view that it would enable recording, rewriting and also playback of movies that require large storage space. Blu ray movies are an enormous source of entertainment for the people. These discs can be used to store upto five times more data compared to the traditional DVDs. A single layered disc can hold upto 25 GB of electronic data and a double layered disk can hold upto 50 GB of data. Movies, when stored on these discs provide great entertainment to the viewers. The latest Blu ray movies are known to provide high quality entertainment to the users. The name of the this disc is derived from the technology that is brought to use for its functioning. A ‘blue-violet laser’ is used to read and write data on the disc.

The Blu-ray disc can work on wide range of formats. This includes Rom, R and RW. The BD-Rom is a read only format that allows the opening of games and movie files. The BD-R is a format that allows HD video recording and data storage in a PC. The BD-RE is a writable format for PC data storage and HD video recording. Thus these formats effectively support the playing of any type of videos stored on the discs. Essentially the video codecs supported by Blu-ray are on formats such as MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC. The SMPTE VC 1 is another standard format based on Microsoft Windows Media Video (WMV) technology.

There are some compelling features of Blu ray recorders. They allow the users to have random access to a track that is being played. The user can jump to any position on the track. There is also the option whereby the user can quickly browse and watch recorded programs. One can also change the order in which recorded programs are stored on the device. One of the key features of this disc is that it can simultaneously be used to record as well as play videos. While doing this, the disc automatically finds an empty space so as to avoid recording over already stored programs.