Video Discs by Date

Video disc formats, including analogue and digital video.

Dates are approximate and refer to availability in the UK or Europe where known, or elsewhere.

1970s

Television Electronic Disc (TeD) (1975 – 1978)

1980s

Capacitance Electronic Disk (CED) / SelectaVision (1981 – 1986)

Video High Density (VHD) (1983 – 1986)

LaserDisc (1983 – 2001)

LaserDisc EP (1983 – 2001)

Compact LaserDisc (1986)

CD-Video (1987 – 1992)

1990s

Video Single Disc (1990 – 1991)

Laser Juke (1990 – 2002)

CD-i Digital Video (1993 – 1994)

Video CD (1993 – 2000s)

MovieCD (1997 – late 1990s)

MiniDVD-R (1997 – )

DVD-Video (1998 – )

Interactive DVD (1998 – )

DVD-10 / double-sided DVD (1998 – )

DIVX (Digital Video Express) (1998 – 1999)

2000s

Superbit (2001 – 2007)

Personal Video Disc (PVD) (2003 – 2006)

Flexplay (2003 – 2009)

Professional Disc (2003 – )

Universal Media Disk (2004 – 2011)

DualDisc (2005 – 2009)

HD DVD (2006 – 2008)

Blu-ray Disc (2006 – )

Blu-ray Recordable (BD-R) (2006 – )

Blu-ray Recordable Erasable (BD-RE) (2006 – )