Info on making VCDs on Mac : LUSENET : Video CD : One Thread

Are there any FAQs on the net covering the making of VCDs on mac??? I would like to get info on both VCD 1.1 and 2.0.

There has been a lot of talk about loosing sound using the mac, but are there any real answers to this problem?

I have used InternetDiscWriter Demo, it works but I can't get Toast to burn the produced image...

-- Joakim Mertensson (, March 04, 2000


Toast actually requires a non-standard mpeg file. If you have the InternetDiskWriter demo, try writing the cd directly from there (of course it only works with scsi drives).

-- Eric L (, March 08, 2000.

I have had good luck using Astarte M. Pact, Toast 3.5.7 and Editing Final Cut Pro. The key is that some Video CD, CD-R, CD-RW seem to troubles with playback. My discs play perfect in Philips brand DVD Players. (Even ones that don't say they support Video CD) The Pioneer DV-525 seems to be problematic with this set up. I did get good results out of a high end Sony DVD Player. Video looked the best on the Philips DVD players. Anxious to try out the Apex P

-- John Mortensen (, March 17, 2000.

I've had success using Heuris's MPEG-1 Power Professional. You can get it at

-- James (, April 25, 2000.

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