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#1 Ddude58

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Posted 07 April 2007 - 11:39 AM

I just finished completing my photo story with music. I was wondering which type of disk I should burn this to so I can view it on my dvd player recorder? I tried some dvd disks but I can't seem to burn to them. will a regular cd-r work?
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Posted 07 April 2007 - 12:07 PM

A couple of questions:
Does your DVD player, play VCD/SVCD disks?

VCD
VCD stands for 'Video Compact Disc' and basically it is a CD that contains moving pictures and sound. If you're familiar with regular audio/music CDs, then you will know what a VCD looks like. A VCD has the capacity to hold up to 74/80 minutes on 650MB/700MB CDs respectively of full-motion video along with quality stereo sound. VCDs use an encoding standard called MPEG-1 to store the video and audio. A VCD can be played on almost all standalone DVD Players and of course on all computers with a DVD-ROM or CD-ROM drive with the help of a software based decoder / player

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SVCD
SVCD stands for 'Super VideoCD'. A SVCD is very similiar to a VCD, it has the capacity to hold about 35-60 minutes on 74/80 min CDs of very good quality full-motion MPEG-2 video along with up to 2 stereo audio tracks and also 4 selectable subtitles. A SVCD can be played on many standalone DVD Players and of course on all computers with a DVD-ROM or CD-ROM drive with the help of a software based decoder / player.

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What format is your photo story with music (AVI, MPEG, etc.)?

Edited by tg1911, 07 April 2007 - 12:12 PM.

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Posted 07 April 2007 - 12:24 PM

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I guess I will have to go down and buy some of those VCD disks
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Posted 07 April 2007 - 12:47 PM

A VCD is a regular CD disk.
Read the quote above.

Here's a couple of articles that might help:
How to start with VCDEasy
How to author a SVCD with VCDEasy
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