is no STANDARD as VCD,SVCD or DVD.
miniDVD is basicly a DVD
but on a CD-R(W) instead of a DVD disc. miniDVD is also
sometimes called cDVD. A miniDVD does only fit about
15 minutes video on a 650 MB CD-R(W).
What's DVD then? read on the DVD page.
Why doesn't miniDVD work on a standalone player?
The DVD Player must be able to identify the CD-R/W miniDVD as
a ordinary DVD-Video disc, many players identifies CD-R/W as
VCD, SVCD or CD Audio and not DVD-Video.
the high bitrate on DVD requires the CD-R/W reader in the DVD
player to support at least 8x CD-R/W reading speed, and most
DVD Players support only a maximum of 2x.
A miniDVD can be played on
- Not many DVD Players, check here
- On all computers with a CD-ROM or DVD-ROM with a software
the DVD with your favorite dvd burning tool and add both
the VIDEO_TS and the AUDIO_TS folder(be sure that they
are in capitals) and burn in UDF/ISO mode. Read here
how to burn with Nero. (read the included text file
for more info)
To play the DVD on your computer you extract the VIDEO_TS
and AUDIO_TS folder to any root partition and then you
launch WinDVD and under
Properties->General->Player settings you select
the Default DVD drive to the partition you extracted the
files and hit Play.
up to 9.8 Mbit/sec MPEG-2
720 x 576 pixels
on the picture for 720x576 pixels)
up to 9,8 Mbit/sec MPEG-2
720 x 480 pixels
(23,976 frames/second NTSC Film)
on the picture for 720x480 pixels)
to DVD MPEG2 Conversion
(mini)DVD MPEG2 Author and burning