Does the disc label matter on a DVD?

Asked by Derek White

I was building a video DVD with DeVeDe on a Vista machine, and the process failed while creating the ISO, leaving me with a DVD disc structure.

In order to burn the structure, I have to give the disc a label. Is there a standard/default label that must be used for the DVD to be compatible with home DVD players? [e.g. audio cd's are usually "Audio Disc"].

I searched everywhere for this (and mostly found cd/dvd label makers - arghh). Even doom9's website skipped right over the disc label and started deeper at the AUDIO_TS/VIDEO_TS folders.

So, my question: Does the disc label matter when burning a DVD structure to disc? Or, can I label it anything I want and have it still be compatible with even the cheapest of home DVD players? Is there an ISO standard that regulates this?

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Best Benjamin Drung (bdrung) said :

It does not matter what label you use for your DVD. The burning application (e.g. Brasero) will regulate the length of the label to fit the required standard.

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Derek White (d-man97) said :

I will be using the Vista machine for the burning process, as I do not have the 2 computers networked and have no USB stick big enough for the DVD structure to fit on.

I will make the disc label short enough to avoid any standards fudging. Thank you for your answer Benjamin.

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Derek White (d-man97) said :

Thanks Benjamin Drung, that solved my question.