Short for Video Compact Disc VCD is a CD (CD-R or CD-RW) that contains moving pictures and sound. A VCD can hold up to 80 minutes of motion video and stereo sound on a 700MB CD. VCDs use the MPEG-1 encoding standard. On a VCD you can have chapters, video, digital images, album slideshows, audio, or a combination of media files. A VCD can be played on most DVD players and on computer DVD-ROMs and computer CD-ROMs with the aid of software.
See also SVCD.
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