CONVERT VCD to ASF, MPEG2 to ASF
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.

ASF is Advanced Streaming Format. It is an extensible file format developed primarily for storing synchronized digital video, audio, subtitle streams, or transmitting data on the internet. ASF is also a multimedia container of Windows Media Video or Windows Media Audio.

To convert vcd to asf 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 ASF Converter which can convert vcd to asf 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 asf.


MPEG-2 is one of the formal international standard of active image and sound coding developed by MPEG (Moving Picture Exports Group) in 1994. It consists of 9 standards itself ,and has many distinguished features such as: high transfer rate and resolution, broadcast-like video and CD-like audio, many ways of surround channels and audio channels, etc. Besides, it provides broader scope of changing compression ratio. With those characters, MPEG-2 is adapted to HDTV which thus makes MPEG-3 discarded before its birth.

To convert mpeg2 to asf, please install a dvd player such as PowerDVD Player or WinDVD Player for the mpeg2 decoder.

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