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I wpold like to know what I have to do to make VCD for my Napa VCD Player without jumps in video. I've done some vcds with standard parameters and audio is perfect but video is always jumping. Thanks.

-- japychou (, February 09, 2003


The portables don't support VCD on CD-R very well. I could never find a combination of media and burning programs that worked well. I had exactly the same problems as you, only with a different brand than Napa. One guy posted here some months ago with a very vague message that it was possible to make VCD on CD-R that the portables would play without problems, but he offered no suggestions on media or burning programs. All he would say is that it depended a lot on the media you used and what you burned with. Real helpful. The only suggestion I have is that VCDeasy ( should probably be used to make the VCD. VCDeasy makes truly compliant VCDs. Nero does not, although it comes close. Having a compliant VCD is the first step, but I do think it may well depend on media and I have no idea what brand might work well. Neither Kodak nor TDK worked when I tested them. I had the same jumpiness you report. I don't remember, but I may have also tried Prime Peripherals. If so, it didn't work either. If you find anything that works, it would be nice to post it to the forum. Good luck.

-- Root (root@yahoo.moc), February 10, 2003.

I will try to use VCDEasy. I've tried many kind of cdrs and cdrws and they offer the same problem. I found recording at 2x speed there are less jumps but it keep on jumping anyway. I will keep on posting and I hope for your answers. Thanks.

-- japychou (, February 10, 2003.

I have found a start to the solution at:

The recommended TMPGEnc template ( with download ) helps a lot but doesnt completely solve the problem and doesnt answer all the questions ( speed of burning i.e. )

I have tried to contact the author with no success : the email address is wrong..

Hope this will help ...


-- Antoine Puerto (, February 25, 2003.

Hi! If you want to make VCD for Napa without jumps, use the program Canopus ProCoder to do MPEG files and you must forgets about Tmpegenc to do this. It's the only solution.

-- pirracas77 (, March 02, 2003.

I just downloaded Canopus ProCoder, and tried it :

- result is not better than standard TMPGEnc template and is worth than the napa template.

What did I do wrong ? do I need to set special options for the NAPA 311 ? and if yes : where ? I am using NERO or VCDEasy to burn the VCD.

I do all my tests with the 5 first minutes of the CHIHIRI DVD.

-- Antoine Puerto (, March 05, 2003.

Hey pirracas Canopus Procoder is the real solution and video and audio look great. I'm very happy with it. All people here please, convert your avis with Canopus Procoder and burn with nero. I always deselect "standard compliant" and then my vcds look incredible played by my 311. I say again I'm very happy with it. Que tal pirracas, gracias por haber dado esa informacion que ya la habia recogido en el foro de vcdspain. Alli firmo como "nikis". Le comente tu descubrimiento a todos los colegas del trabajo que tambien tienen un 311 y estan que dan saltos. Gracias.

-- japychou (, March 06, 2003.

HI ! I read the pirracas77's manual abt napa and canopus procoder, and have tried with the following bitrate 1262 video 112 audio : the result is splendid !! I have also found in the vcdspain forum ( ) a new template for TMPGEnc : I have tried it with the above bitrates and the result is also good !! the template at the following address : " board=11;action=display;threadid=5813" by millones500

congratulations to both contributors !

for the final choice, I am sure that price will also be a parameter ;-) unless.... Antoine

-- Antoine Puerto (, March 07, 2003.

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