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.
WMA is Windows Media Audio. WMA is a
new audio format developed by Microsoft well known as MP3.
With a higher rate in files compression and better sound
quality than the latter, even far beyond those of RA.
To convert vcd to wma 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
WMA Converter which can
convert vcd to wma 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 wma. Set the start time, the end time
or audio encoding bitrate if needed. The bitrate is bigger,
the file size is bigger, the audio quality is higher, and
DVD means Digital Versatile Disc. Itís
the successor of CD/LD/VCD and is believed to be the storage
technology of new generationís standards. It adopts MPEG2
Program Stream format to store programs of fixed Length.
There are 5 formats for DVD, respectively are DVD-VIDEO,
DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD-RAM, DVD-AUDIO. After years of technical
development, DVD Standard products appear to be far better
than CD in whatever technology or sound quality. As the
increase popularity of its products, HD-DVD standard of its
next generation appears.
WMA Converter does not convert dvd to
wma file. Please download
Cucusoft DVD to Zune downloader
from RegNow, which can convert DVD to wma.