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                     The SVCD Releasing Standards 2002                      
                                                                            
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                          읕컴[ RELEASE RULES ]컴켸                         
                                                                            
  PROPERS:                                                                  
                                                                            
  - No previous releases may be propered based on audio or video bitrate.   
  - Propers will be allowed in the case of technical problems, bad aspect   
    ratio, sync problems, skipping/freezing, interlaced, bad ivtc, etc      
                                                                            
  VIDEO:                                                                    
                                                                            
  - Must be at least 1750kbit average, with a maximum of 2450kbit.          
  - TMPGENC: 2 pass minimum                                                 
  - CCE: 4 pass minimum                                                     
  - Menus allowed. (see notes)                                              
  - Subtitles allowed (and encouraged for foreign releases)                 
                                                                            
  AUDIO:                                                                    
                                                                            
  - Minimum 224kbit @ 44.1khz (regardless of source)                        
  - Secondary tracks shall be 224 or LESS                                   
                                                                            
  PACKAGING:                                                                
                                                                            
    - All releases must be BIN/CUE. (remove path from cue files)            
    - Must be packed with RAR, compression is NOT ALLOWED                   
      and broken into 15 or 20 MB volumes                                   
    - Recovery record recommended.                                          
    - Must have SFV                                                         
    - Must have NFO                                                         
    - NFO MUST INCLUDE:                                                     
        Group name                                                          
        Title                                                               
        Actual SVCD release date                                            
        DVD release date                                                    
        US theater release date                                             
        Audio bitrate                                                       
        Video minimum/average/maximum bitrate                               
        Movie runtime/length                                                
        IMDB/adultdvdempire link                                            
        Number of rars per cd (eg. 44x15MB)                                 
                                                                            
  SAMPLES:                                                                  
                                                                            
    - REQUIRED                                                              
    - Minimum 30 seconds, maximum 1 full minute in length and in separate   
      folder marked 'SAMPLE'.                                               
    - MUST be taken from the movie - NOT encoded separately.                
                                                                            
  DIRECTORY NAMING:                                                         
                                                                            
    - Directory names shall NOT exceed 64 characters.                       
    - All releases are to include production year.                          
    - DO NOT indicate Ripping method (CBR/VBR/CCE/TMPGENC and so on),       
      WS (widescreen), DVD/SVCD release DATE, GENRE or anything else        
      in the directory name (ONLY within the NFO).                          
    - Acceptable characters in naming a directory include (NO spaces or     
      double dots - single dots or underscores ONLY):                       
                                                                            
        ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ                                          
        abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz                                          
        0123456789 . -_                                                     
                                                                            
    - All Release directories, regardless of year, shall be named           
      according to Movie.Name.Year.Source.Codec-Group                       
      (i.e. Movie.Name.Year.DVDRip.SVCD-Group)                              
                                                                            
    - Releases that are more than 1 CD will follow these specs:             
        - MUST be named CD1, CD2, CD3 and so on. ('disc1', etc will NOT     
          be allowed).                                                      
        - There MUST be a SFV included for each CD.                         
                                                                            
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                       읕컴[ NOTES TO THE RULES ]컴켸                       
                                                                            
    Source related notes:                                                   
    - Source shall be DVD Only, no exceptions!                              
    - DVD Screeners shall be clearly marked in the directory name and the   
      nfo shall contain presence of studio watermarking, or lack thereof.   
                                                                            
    Ripping related notes:                                                  
    - Movies should be ripped in their most widescreen format available.    
    - Group Watermarks WILL NOT BE ALLOWED IN ANY CASE.                     
    - NO intros, outros, betweenos, or any other form of defacement of the  
      movie including possible menus will be tolerated.                     
                                                                            
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                        읕컴[ GROUPS & MEMBERS ]컴켸                        
                                                                            
                    SVCD 2002 revision was organized by:                    
                           - vimVam - ne14a69 -                             
                                                                            
              Respects to the original SVCD council organizers:             
                                                                            
             iV - V4F - 4HM - XPD  - DvCS - PTi - TBH - TWiLiGHT            
                                                                            
             SVCD 2002 has been approved by the following groups:           
                                                                            
       EPiC  -  V4F  -  aNBc  -  DEiTY  -  TheWretched  -  iFO  -  WiDE     
                                                                            
             DvCS  -  PMM  -  TBH  -  SChiZO  -  ESVCD  -  PTi              
                                                                            
                              Also signed by:                               
                                                                            
     DMR  -  VCDWS  -  tNB  -  SportsVCD  -  iNFiNiTY  -  NAPALM  -  TmN    
                                                                            
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   Special thanks to the TDX 2002 rules for their layout and guidelines.    
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