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 VCD1.1/2.0 decoder.

Download 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 wmv HD.

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 decoder.

M1V if the file extension of mpeg1 video file. Windows98 or later version includes m1v decoder.

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