Transfer Vidio Tape to CD : LUSENET : Video CD : One Thread

How to transfer vidio tape to CD-R disk ?

-- Eddie (, May 07, 2002


well for beginers you need a video capture card, i have ATI makes ok cards. For $50 they allow you to connect a vcr or dvd player to it using coaxial and composite connections. there are many others Record your video into avi format and then get it into vcd mpeg1 compliant format: resolution 352x240, 29.97 fps. avi2vcd does this automatically simple for anyone that doesn't need to do anything else.

tips- it takes time to convert avi's into mpegs for me 2hrs for 10 minutes. if your computer can then try recording avis higher than 352x240 if frames dropping too much stick withing this area. if you buy ATI install drivers first (get from website) then the card then the software. Finally buy Nero to burn the mpeg to VCD. Some software lets you record directly into mpeg but the quality is not good depends on your hardware.

-- robot (, May 08, 2002.

By the way, if you want to play your VCD in a DVD I suggest you use CD-RW and not CD-R.

-- David Fullbrook (, May 14, 2002.

I need a card to do this but i have no more money

-- John Vincent Pritchett (, January 03, 2003.

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