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