Video CD

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Video CD or VCD is a way of storing video content on a CD. Video CDs are lower quality than a DVD, and can store about 70 minutes of data.

You can play a video CD in VLC by selecting Open Disc from the File menu, and selecting the VCD option. Alternatively, you can use vcd:// as a location of a file to open on the command line:

% vlc vcd://D:

or, on Linux systems:

$ vlc vcd:///dev/dvd

Technical specifications

According to Wikipedia and, the specification of a Video CD is: