by Dave Kellam

Mac and VCDs

I’ve had a tough time trying to get this one bin/cue vcd image burned. Everytime I tried to mount the image or burn it in Toast, the program would crash. After searching high and low for a solution, I found VCDGear, a great utility for converting between file formats and so on; I converted the bin/cue into an mpg. Unfortunately for any non-Windows clients, the only software available is command line (it’s not really all that difficult to use though). There’s a decent program out there to watch vcds called MacVCD — there’s some places it could use improvement.

With the playing of the VCD down to a science, you’re probably ready to move onto VCD creation. During my search for the clues to extracting video from video cd’s, I came accross two solid VCD/SVCD creation sources: here and here

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