How can I play an SVCD?

Question

I have Media Player Version 9 installed. A friend sent me some CD's with the setting SVCD. Is that for Windows XP? When I try to play it in my Media Player, it says "Class Not Registered". I cannot find the exact problem in the help from Microsoft. Thank you. Elinor

Answer

This question was answered on March 29, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

SVCD (Super Video CD) is a format that originated in the Far East It is not supported by Windows Media Player 9 but you can play CD's with this format on most newer computers with the proper decoding software A popular choice can be found at www.Nero.com.

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Posted by Sean of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 29, 2005