Video CD format is used to record full-motion video or movies on a CD. Playing a Video CD requires special equipment, including an MPEG decoding system. Video CD must always be the first session on a disc. Video CD can be played on either a Video CD or a CD-i Player.
Format that allows the viewing of MPEG-1 (also known as the ISO IEC 11172 compression standard) video on CD-ROM. It allows for more than an hour of compressed video and compressed, hi-fi quality audio. The whole point of VideoCD is cross-platform compatibility. The discs should work on suitably equipped PCs, Macs, dedicated VideoCD players, and CD-I systems. The VideoCD specification is based on the White Book standard.
a digital video disc format that is popular in China using the MPEG-1 video compression standard. In terms of picture quality, it is about the same or slightly better than VHS. Most feature length films spans two Video CDs, and therefore swapping Video CD discs in the middle of a movie is usually required. Also see Super Video CD. back to the previous page
A standard for displaying full motion pictures with associated audio on CD. The video and sound are compressed together using the MPEG 1 standard, and recorded onto a CD Bridge disc. Video CD disc contains one data track recorded in CD-ROM XA Mode 2 Form 2. It is always the first track on the disc (Track 1). The ISO 9660 file structure and a CD-I application program are recorded in this track, as well as the Video CD Information Area which gives general information about the Video CD disc. After the data track, video is written in one or more subsequent tracks within the same session. These tracks are also recorded in Mode 2 Form 2. The session is closed after all tracks have been written.
A compact disc format standard developed by Sony, Phillips, JVC, and Matsushita that allows up to 74 minutes of video to be stored on one compact disc. Compact discs recorded in Video CD format can ... more