Universal Media Disc

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The Universal Media Disc (UMD) is a discontinued optical disc medium developed by Sony for use on their PlayStation Portable handheld gaming and multimedia platform.wikipedia
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The Offspring: Complete Music Video Collection

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The American punk rock band The Offspring released their Complete Music Video Collection on the format.
Complete Music Video Collection is an extensive video album (released in DVD and UMD formats) by the American punk rock band The Offspring.

Sony

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The Universal Media Disc (UMD) is a discontinued optical disc medium developed by Sony for use on their PlayStation Portable handheld gaming and multimedia platform.
Sony developed the Universal Media Disc (UMD) optical disc medium for use on the PlayStation Portable.

Optical disc

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The Universal Media Disc (UMD) is a discontinued optical disc medium developed by Sony for use on their PlayStation Portable handheld gaming and multimedia platform.
Universal Media Disc

Regional lockout

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However regional lockout is not applied to games, making them region-free
The DVD, Blu-ray Disc, and UMD media formats all support the use of region coding; DVDs use eight region codes (Region 7 is reserved for future use; Region 8 is used for "international venues", such as airplanes and cruise ships), and Blu-ray Discs use 3 region codes corresponding to different areas of the world.

Doctor Who

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The BBC released a number of its programmes on UMD in the UK, including The Office, The Mighty Boosh, Doctor Who and Little Britain.
The 2005 series is also available in its entirety on UMD for the PlayStation Portable.

Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep

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Despite the earlier push for PlayStation Network releases around the PSP Go's launch, over half of the PSP's library is still only available in UMD format including Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII and Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep, though there have been a few PlayStation Network-only releases since the PSP Go's launch, such as LocoRoco Midnight Carnival.
The game was released on UMD in Japan on January 9, 2010, in North America on September 7, 2010 and in the PAL regions on September 10, 2010.

PlayStation Portable

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The Universal Media Disc (UMD) is a discontinued optical disc medium developed by Sony for use on their PlayStation Portable handheld gaming and multimedia platform.
It is the only handheld console to use an optical disc format, Universal Media Disc (UMD), as its primary storage medium.

PlayStation Vita

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The successor of the PlayStation Portable, the PlayStation Vita, dropped UMD support entirely in a move similar to the PSP Go, focusing instead on digital downloads and opting for low-profile flash-based media for its retail software.
Further details were announced at Game Developers Conference 2011, including that Sony would be dropping the PSP's UMD disc format in favor of small game cartridges of 2 GB or 4 GB size variants.

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII

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Despite the earlier push for PlayStation Network releases around the PSP Go's launch, over half of the PSP's library is still only available in UMD format including Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII and Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep, though there have been a few PlayStation Network-only releases since the PSP Go's launch, such as LocoRoco Midnight Carnival.
The game was originally meant to have more scenes depicting Zack and Cloud's flight to Midgar, so as to expand on their friendship and unrealized plans, but these scenes were removed due to UMD limitations, and so the staff focused more on Zack's background as a formidable warrior.

MiniDisc

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In comparison to Sony's MiniDisc format the sliding shield which prevents direct disc contact on MiniDiscs is absent from all UMDs released, though it is an option according to the ECMA specification.
Universal Media Disc (UMD) - a similar Sony format, but read-only

Video game

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The Universal Media Disc (UMD) is a discontinued optical disc medium developed by Sony for use on their PlayStation Portable handheld gaming and multimedia platform.

Multimedia

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The Universal Media Disc (UMD) is a discontinued optical disc medium developed by Sony for use on their PlayStation Portable handheld gaming and multimedia platform.

Gigabyte

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It can hold up to 1.8 gigabytes of data and is capable of housing video games, feature-length films, and music.

Trademark

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UMD was the trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment for their optical disk cartridge (ODC).

Sony Interactive Entertainment

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UMD was the trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment for their optical disk cartridge (ODC).

Television show

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While the primary application for UMD discs is as a storage medium for PSP games, the format is also used for the storage of motion pictures and, to a lesser degree, television shows for playback on the PSP.

H.264/MPEG-4 AVC

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The video is encoded in the H.264/MPEG-4 AVC format, with the audio in ATRAC3plus.

Adaptive Transform Acoustic Coding

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The video is encoded in the H.264/MPEG-4 AVC format, with the audio in ATRAC3plus.

The Offspring

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The American punk rock band The Offspring released their Complete Music Video Collection on the format.

BBC

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The BBC released a number of its programmes on UMD in the UK, including The Office, The Mighty Boosh, Doctor Who and Little Britain.

The Office (UK TV series)

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The BBC released a number of its programmes on UMD in the UK, including The Office, The Mighty Boosh, Doctor Who and Little Britain.

The Mighty Boosh

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The BBC released a number of its programmes on UMD in the UK, including The Office, The Mighty Boosh, Doctor Who and Little Britain.

Little Britain

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The BBC released a number of its programmes on UMD in the UK, including The Office, The Mighty Boosh, Doctor Who and Little Britain.

Pornographic film

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Some adult films have been released on UMD in Japan.

Ecma International

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ECMA-365: Data Interchange on 60 mm Read-Only ODC – Capacity: 1.8 GB (UMD)