VCD means video Compact Disk which is a
compressed image format. VCD is a full-motion, full-screen
broadcast video standards developed jointly by electrical
manufactures like SONY, Philip, JVC, etc. With its video
compressed in MPEG-1 compression way and audio compressed in
MPEG-1 layer 2 way, even the trained professionals cannot
distinguish the original CD format from CD format after
compressing in such way. VCD is widely used in Asia and
owing to its features of free code and lower cost, it is
sure that it will not be replaced by DVD in a short time.
WMV contains video and audio
streams respectively using Windows Media Video codec and
Windows Media Audio codec.
To convert vcd to wmv file, if the VCD
file is encoded with VCD1.0 format, it is not necessary to
install any additional VCD decoder. If the vcd file is
encoded with 1.1 or 2.0 format, please install DVD players
such as WinDVD Player or PowerDVD Player, which include the
appropriate vcd decoder. VISTA has bundled
WMV Converter which can
convert vcd to wmv file.
Please insert a VCD into the CD/DVD drive, browse the folder MPEGAV
on the disk. There are some VCD files named
MUSIC01.DAT, MUSIC02.DAT or AVSEQ01.DAT,
AVSEQ02.DAT etc in the folder. Then open a
file in the program for vcd to wmv.
If set the customized size to watch high
definition in 1280x720 (720p) or 1920x1080 (1080p)
resolutions, and increase bit rate, you may convert vcd to
M2V is a video file extension of DVD excluding
audio files. Itís one kind of mpeg2's format. Thereíre 2
ways for Premiere pro outputting m2v: one is using adobe
mpeg encode to output in m2v format, the other way could
finish it one time. Please install a DVD player for mpeg2
decoder to convert m2v to wmv. Windows VISTA has bundled m2v
M1V if the file extension of mpeg1
video file. Windows98 or later version includes m1v decoder.