stands for Super Video CD. A Super VCD is like a VCD but
the video is stored in MPEG-2 (as in DVD). Therefore
SVCD movies can contain from 35 to 74 minutes video. The
video is also stored in higher resolution, 480x480 for NTSC
and 480x576 for PAL.
Can I Get An SVCD Player?
CD-ROM/DVD-ROM can play SVCDs with a software DVD and SVCD
Player (for example Video
many stand alone DVD Players and SVCD Players. Also
playable on compatible DVD players.
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NTSC & PAL...
This is not as confusing as you may think.
Basically, there are two TV video standards, NTSC and PAL.
NTSC is used in North America & Japan. PAL is common
in Europe, Asia & almost everywhere else in the world.
(France & former communist-bloc countries use SECAM;
Brazil utilizes PALM).
Most hardware devices (DVD or VCD players) that play PAL
video resolution on a NTSC monitor correctly will cut 24
lines of resolution from the top and bottom of a PAL image.
Almost all our VCDs are in PAL resolution. This is usually
not an issue, because not much details are lost by such
Note : NTSC has 352 x 240 video resolution and PAL's video
resolution is 352 x 288. However, the PAL to NTSC video
conversion / truncation problem does not exist when viewed
on a PC monitor as the PC is able to display the whole image.
Most TVs and DVD players are multisync now. Therefore,they
can play both NTSC & PAL format. Thus you should not
have any problems playing PAL VCDs on these players.
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