DVD-R and DVD+R are different in that they are primarily supported by different manufacturers.
DVD-R is supported by supported by Panasonic, Toshiba, Apple Computer, Hitachi, NEC, Pioneer, Samsung and Sharp and others.
DVD+R is supported by Philips, Sony, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Ricoh, Yamaha and others.
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