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What is the difference between HD and HDV?

Asked by R. Barnes, Last updated: Jan 15, 2020

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P. Micah

P. Micah

Answered Oct 21, 2019

HD is the shortcut for High Definition. This is the term used for the resolution of the video system that you are using. HD is said to be the upgrade of SD, which means standard definition. HDV is considered to be under HD. This means High Definition Video format. This is a popular video format right now that are being used by a lot of professionals when they want to show vid...Read More
 

S. Hughes

S. Hughes

Answered Sep 17, 2019

HD stands for High Definition while HDV stands for High Definition Video. HD describes how many pixels a display has in length and width. It defines how a device is good in terms of quality. Display with HD resolution can be 1280 x 720 pixels (which is 720p) or 1920 x 1080 pixels (which is 1080p). The letter “p” stands for a progressive scan which means nom interlaced. HDV is a subset of HD. It is a format for the recording of high definition video which is commonly used i...Read More
 

J. Pollock

J. Pollock, Science Professor, Los Angeles

Answered Sep 04, 2019

HD and HDV are known to both mean “High Definition” HD is considered to be the higher version of SD when it comes to video quality while HDV is known to be a subset of the HD. The video data that will be saved in HD can usually be played in MiniDV cassettes while HDV was supposed to replace the old format called DV. When it comes to price, those that are in HDV format are considered to be less expensive as compared to those that are being sold in HD format. This means that...Read More
 

Bobby Rickets

Bobby Rickets, Content Reviewer

Answered Sep 03, 2019

When you say HDV or HD, these are both high definition formats. HD is considered to be a term that can be used loosely to describe a format that is high quality. HDV is considered to be a format that is commonly used in videos. This is effective in capturing what people want to see easily. ...Read More
 

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