|VCD (Video CD)
||CD based format, playable on many standalone DVD players and PCs
with a CD ROM drive and software decoder. Standalone VCD players
also exist, but are rare in Europe and the USA.
|SVCD (Super Video CD)
||An enhancement of the VCD standard giving better sound and picture
quality, but still using CDs. This format is also playable on many
DVD players and PCs.
||DVDs store high quality audio and video on a disc the size of a CD.
DVDs can be played on DVD players (obviously!) and also on PCs with
a DVD-ROM drive and an appropriate software decoder.
|Digital Video Cassette (DV, DVC)
||Digital Video Cassette is a format commonly used in home digital
camcorders. It stores high quality video and audio in a small