VCD Vs SVCD

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#1

I have looked through the various threads and can’t find an answer to this, what is the diference between a VCD and a SVCD?

I have been burning to VCD so far and have no complaints but I am wondering if there is any advantage to buring movies to SVCD instead.


#2

Originally posted by Katfish
[B]I have looked through the various threads and can’t find an answer to this, what is the diference between a VCD and a SVCD?

I have been burning to VCD so far and have no complaints but I am wondering if there is any advantage to buring movies to SVCD instead. [/B]

Click here for VCD and SVCD comparison. Do a bit of Googling will enhance your learning experience.


#3

VCD is MPEG1 has a resolution of 352x240 (NTSC) and a constant video bitrate of 1150 (XVCD you can change both of these).
SVCD is MPEG2 and has a video resolution of 480x480 and a constant bitrate of 2520, but this can be set to variable to allow for a smaller file size without sacrificing too much quality.
SVCD is the way to go if your after quality…
check out vcdhelp.com for more info