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Dave Poehlman

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Is there any freeware/shareware/software out there to create your own Video CDs? (or Super Video CDs?)
What is involved?
I finally got with the 90's and bought a CD-RW and was interested in putting my home videos on VCD.
Any input is appreciated.
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VCDHelp is your friend.
Homemade VCDs are more trouble than you would expect, simply because it's almost a crapshoot getting a DVD player that a)plays VCDs and b)reads CD-Rs and CD-RWs.
If you've got a DVD player that does both, then you are good to go.
 

Dave Poehlman

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Yeah, I just found that website after I sent the post. It seems to be a pretty archaic process converting video to VCD.
I wonder, is there a way to utilize my current inputs (ie, serial port/audio line in) to capture a signal and convert it to MPEG video? I just want to take the occasional home movie and save it on a CD rather than VHS tape for obvious reasons.
Hmmm.... I will have to do a little more research.
Thanks.
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