what software for conversion of different formats to VCD?

Discussion in 'Professional Video Production' started by Leythos, Jul 3, 2003.

  1. Leythos

    Leythos Guest

    I'm new to the VCD format, but I have a DVD-RW drive and a new DVD
    Player for my home theatre system that plays MP3, WMA, VCD, DVD-R, DVD-
    RW, etc....

    Over the years I have moved a lot of home movies of the kids to avi and
    mpeg formats. The RecordNowDX software that I have will only make VCD's
    out of mpeg format files that are of a specific type and most of my
    files don't match that format.

    As I don't have any software that will convert from MPEG/AVI to the
    standard format I need to burn VCD's I'm open to suggestions.

    I would like to purchase the application as cheaply as possible, it does
    not have to build/burn the VCD format, only allow me to take any
    MPEG/AVI and convert it to MPEG that I can use the CD burning software
    to make VCD's.

    Thanks in advance for your help,
    Mark
     
    Leythos, Jul 3, 2003
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  2. Leythos

    Graeme Ellis Guest

    TMPGENC! - www.tmpgenc.com Register for mpg2 conversions but VCD will work
    otherwise. Also can handle AVI & MOV files.
    I recommend the KVCD formats, nonstandard but if your DVD player can handle
    them try it. I can get 90mins+ DVD 720x480 res on a 800MB VCD.
    http://www.kvcd.net/dvd-models
    Use VCDeasy www.vcdeasy.org to author the files to CDs. Works with the
    nonstandard file types.


    For how to guides & other utilities. www.vcdhelp.com
     
    Graeme Ellis, Jul 3, 2003
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  3. Leythos

    Graeme Ellis Guest

    Seems VCDeasy has gone shareware, to bad but worth the $15.00. Try the last
    freeware version here.

    http://www.afterdawn.com/software/video_software/video_tools/vcdeasy.cfm



     
    Graeme Ellis, Jul 3, 2003
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