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DVD player

A DVD player is device for playing video DVDs. Most hardware DVD players have to be attached to a television set; there are also some small portable devices which have an LCD screen attached. By far the largest producer of DVD players is China; in 2002 they produced 30 million players, more than 70% of the world output.

Software DVD players are programss that allow to view DVD videos on a computer with a DVD-ROM drive.

Most DVD players also allow users to play audio CDss (CDDA, MP3, etc.) and video CDs.

See also: CD, CD-ROM, VCR