Posts tagged XVCD
One of the most attractive features of XVCD is the fact that it’s a format that doesn’t really exist in specifications but comes out of practical experience of low-cost Chinese-built DVD players.
It seems these manufacturers don’t really care too much for the exact letter of DVD/VCD specifications and go with the “spirit” of the specs instead. And that’s one of the major reasons why these budget players handle out-of-spec discs.
Now first up, I must stress that XVCD discs don’t work with every budget player. So far, my success rate More >
I was curious to see a post of at MaximumPC talking about the Compact Disc turning 26 and how the “damn thing just won’t die”.
Personally, I can’t see that happening any time soon.
The world may be jumping about the music download bandwagon but if you’re interested in listening to music in the highest quality still possible, CD is still the way to go.
And although CD-Rs may have well and truly been bypassed for storage capacity, they’re a cheap, readily available and easily used form of storage that More >