Recording Media

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Analog Media[edit]

Records[edit]

  • Cylinder
  • 78 rpm
  • 45 rpm single
  • 33-1/3 rpm LP
  • 12-inch Maxi-single
  • 16-2/3 rpm
  • 8-2/3 rpm
  • Soundsheet
  • CED Video

Audio Tapes[edit]

  • Two-inch reel-to-reel (professional)
  • One-inch reel-to-reel (professional)
  • Half-inch reel-to-reel (professional)
  • Quarter-inch reel-to-reel
  • Cassette
  • Minicassette
  • Microcassette
  • Elcaset
  • 8-track cartridge

Video Tapes[edit]

  • U-matic
  • Betamax
  • VHS
  • S-VHS

Digital Media[edit]

Magnetic[edit]

  • Hard drive
  • 8-inch floppy disk
  • 5.25-inch floppy disk
  • 3.5-inch floppy disk
  • Zip media
  • Bernoulli
  • SyQuest
  • Audio cassette
  • VHS cassette
  • DAT
  • QIC
  • Travan

Optical[edit]

  • CD
  • CD-R
  • CD-RW
  • DVD
  • DVD-R
  • DVD+R
  • DVD-RW
  • DVD+RW
  • DVD-RAM
  • Video Laserdisc
  • Universal Media Disc

Magneto-Optical[edit]

  • Floptical
  • LS120 Superdisk
  • LS240 Superdisk

Electronic[edit]

  • NVRAM
  • USB Flash media
  • Compact Flash
  • Secure Digital
  • Memory Stick

Paper[edit]

  • Paper tape
  • Punch cards
  • Barcode
  • Magnetic Ink Character Recognition