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HD DVD is a high definition DVD format developed by Toshiba, and is in competition with Sony's rival Blu-ray format. Please refer to The High Definition DVD FAQ for more information on HD DVD.


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Industry Backers

These backers back the HD DVD format exclusively in the HD format war, meaning they will not support Blu-ray in terms of software or hardware:

  • Toshiba
  • Microsoft
  • NEC
  • Intel
  • HP
  • Sanyo
  • RCA
  • Kenwood

There are also supporters of HD DVD that also support Blu-ray, and they include Hitachi Maxell, LG, Lite On, Onkyo, Meridan, Samsung, and Alpine.


Movie Studio Backers

Several movie studios offer exclusive support to HD DVD, meaning they will not release any movies on Blu-ray:

  • Bang Bros (Adult)
  • ClubJenna (Adult)
  • Digital Playground (Adult)
  • Dimension Home Video
  • DreamWorks Animation
  • DreamWorks Pictures
  • First Look Home Entertainment
  • Focus Film Entertainment
  • Genius Products
  • MTV Films
  • Nickelodeon Movies
  • Paramount Home Entertainment
  • Pink Visual (Adult)
  • PolyGram Entertainment
  • Rogue Pictures
  • Universal Pictures Home Video
  • Weinstein Company
  • Wicked Pictures (Adult)


There are also several studios that offer backing to both HD formats, and they include:

  • Brentwood
  • Discovery Channel
  • Goldhil
  • HBO
  • Image Entertainment
  • Koch Releasing
  • Magnolia Home Entertainment
  • New Line Home Entertainment
  • Ryko Distribution
  • Studio Canal
  • Vivid (Adult)
  • Warner Brothers/Group


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