View Full Version : Anyone here have anything to do with Pool on VCD ?

12-04-2002, 06:58 PM
Whether matches or instructional, anything

I do and would like to trade

email me at


12-06-2002, 01:07 AM

12-06-2002, 08:21 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote bigbro6060:</font><hr> Bump <hr /></blockquote>

what's a vcd?

12-06-2002, 08:28 AM
LOL..i was wondering what a "bump" was...but after a coffee..i guessed it was to get the little orange light lit again /ccboard/images/graemlins/confused.gif

12-06-2002, 11:24 AM
VCD stands for 'Video Compact Disc' and basically it is a CD that contains moving pictures and sound. lots of folks copy DVDs this way although they need about 5-6 cd for every DVD Movie they copy /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif

err wait 5-6 CDs is wrong i forget VCD copies using MPEG compression so 1 disk can be enough for most Movies, cool thing is most DVD players can play these types of CDs

12-06-2002, 11:37 AM
I'm usually able to fit VCD movies (full Hollywood pictures w/o the 5.1 sound) on two blank CD's. Most DVD players will play VCD's (check the owners manual), otherwise you can just watch them on your computer.

All the info you would ever need on making VCDs can be found at

www.vcdhelp.com (http://www.vcdhelp.com)

they have links to shareware and step by step instructions, its a really good site.

12-06-2002, 06:06 PM
Also, you should be able to take a video file (not sure, if it has to be in 4:3 aspect ratio or not), and burn it with Adaptec/Roxio's EZ-CD Creator (ships with many CD recorders), or Nero.

I've read that EZ-CD burns more coasters, than VCDs, and haven't used it for that--I've only burnt regular CD-ROM and Music CDs with it. I have made a couple of VCDs for a friend, with Nero, and it worked fine (even with a 320x240 video file--AVI, I think). It's been months, so I don't remember the details, but if I have time I'll try to research it. . .if anyone is interested, let me know.


12-06-2002, 06:59 PM
I've read that EZ-CD burns more coasters<hr /></blockquote>I would totally agree. I think EZCD is more for the beginner. I think Nero is a better choice. Another issue with VCD being played in your DVD player is the actual CD media. The following site does a pretty good job of letting you know before hand which CD's to use for your particular DVD player. This link includes the results from a search for my DVD player but you can do a new search from the same screen. http://www.vcdhelp.com/dvdplayers.php?DVDnameid=433&amp;Search=Search&amp;#commen ts.

Back to the main reason for the thread...No I don't have anything pool related, I wish I would have saved the videos from www.trickshooter.com (http://www.trickshooter.com) but I don't think they are available anymore.