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White Book

White Book refers to a standard of compact disc that stores not only sound but also still pictures and motion video. These discs, most commonly found in Asia, are usually called "Video CDs" or "VCDs." VCDs can be thought of as the successor to Laserdisc and the predecessor to SVCD and DVD.

Here is some information on the format of the VCD itself, as well as the audio and video stored on these discs:

Related Article: Read the Wikipedia article "Video CD" for more information regarding video quality (clarity) as well as comparisons with VHS, SVCD, and DVD.