Audio / Video to Digital

You won't get too far jamming those tapes into a empty computer bay! Let us do the magic while you enjoy the memories.

CHOOSE YOUR FORMAT
Watch all your home movies!

Whether you've got VHS, Hi8, MiniDV, Betamax and most everything in between, we can get it running on your HDTV. Your videos are provided on a flash drive in a universally compatible format for backup, sharing and editing. DVDs are available as an option, though as DVDs are slowly being phased out, long-term we recommend learning to use the MP4 files either on your computer or on your TV via a streaming device such as a Chromecast, Android TV or Roku. If there's TV or any other unwanted content, no problem - you'll only be charged a checking fee.

Acceptable Formats

VHS | VHS-C | SVHS | 8 | Hi8 | Digital8 | Betamax | Betacam SP, Betacam SX, MPEG IMX, Digital Betacam | UMatic | Umatic SP | MicroMV | MiniDV | HDV | DVCam | DVCPro | MiniDVD

We can also transfer PAL tapes for most formats listed above.

Custom Options

For those who desire the highest quality files for editing, most transfers are also available as ProRes MOV files. Due to the significantly larger file sizes, you will need to either provide or purchase a larger hard drive or SSD rather than a smaller USB flash drive. In order to request ProRes output on our online order form, look for the checkbox titled "Display Advanced Options" and select "Yes" for uncompressed output. On the final checkout page, you may select "Add Custom Details" to add clarity to complex orders and make any other custom requests.

8mm / 16mm Movie Reels - w/ magnetic and optical audio capability

Fiddling with that clunky projector just isn't cutting it anymore? We can digitize your old Regular 8, Super8 and 16mm family movies once and for all for easy viewing and sharing. Files are available as digital files and playable DVDs.

Thanks to superior technology, your transfers will be much higher quality than had you taken the leap years ago to VHS. Our HD 1080P transfers will give you far better clarity and color, imaging the film itself. Many places today still use inferior equipment to actually record a projection rather than capture the full quality inherent in the film. We recommend doing it right the first time!

For even better quality, you might consider our wetgate option and additional post-production restoration for grain reduction, increased sharpness and dust and scratch removal.

Instructions

1) Submit our order form online and enclose your email confirmation in your shipping box. Or swing by during walk-in hours.

2) Please arrange your videos in chronological order if possible.

3) Type and email title preferences to . Otherwise, we'll type up what's written on the labels if requested.

Can I email my video files?

Videos will be too large to share in an email, so you would instead email a link to an online version. There are many paid sites for online storage and video streaming. However, one easy and FREE way to share your movies online is with YouTube. Just set video privacy to unlisted so it's not publicly searchable. To learn how to upload videos longer than 15 minutes, watch this short clip: https://youtu.be/dBf7miGxOe4

Consumer Formats
MP4 Editable Files, ProRes MOV optional
1-9 tapes $25/ea
10+ tapes
VHS, VHS-C, Hi8, Digital8, MiniDV $18/hr footage
Betamax $25/hr footage
MicroMV $25/ea
DVD to File
DVD $10/ea
Unfinalized Mini-DVD $25/ea
Pro Formats
MP4 Editable Files, ProRes MOV optional
BetaSP, Betacam, U-Matic, U-Matic SP, DVCam, DVCPro $50/ea
Foreign Formats
PAL $18/hr footage
8mm / 16mm Reels (MP4 or ProRes MOV Output)
Premium 1080P HD Transfer $0.30/ft + $5/reel for extra splicing
Wetgate Transfer OptionSuperior manual scratch/dust correction Add $0.15/ft
Digital Restoration OptionEnhanced clarity and sharpness Add $0.15/ft
Wetgate + Digital Restoration BundleThe absolute best option | Sharp and clean image Add $0.25/ft
Sound filmsOptical and magnetic capability Add $0.15/ft
All charges are in one hour increments. A 30 minute tape is billed for one hour of footage.
All listed cassette tapes can be converted on-site.
Hear your favorite recordings!

We can transfer all your audio cassettes and reels for your continued personal enjoyment. Listen to your favorite hits or family history on your iPod, iPhone or PC. It'll be a blast!

Acceptable Formats

Standard audio cassettes | Microcassettes | Reel to Reel Audiotape | Vinyl LPs

Why us?

Just as with photo and video, we do our best to make the most of your originals. Wherever possible we use balanced audio connections and XLR cables to get the best signal from your audio recordings. We can adjust audio levels to ensure it's not too quiet or too loud (clipping), and also EQ your transfers to reduce noise and bring out voices.

Instructions

1) Submit our order form online and enclose your email confirmation in your shipping box. Or swing by during walk-in hours.

2) Please arrange your tapes in chronological order if possible.

3) Type and email title preferences to . Otherwise, we'll type up what's written on the labels.

Audio Cassette to Digital
MP3 or WAV File $25/tape
Audio CD Add $10/CD
 
Reel to Reel Audio
$30/reel Up to 1 hour, additional hours $20/hr
Audio / Video Editing

Whether you need a short clip from your video, need to refine some raw footage or split your audio into unique tracks we're happy to help. Once your media is in digital format, we'll just need to know the desired start/stop times for each clip. This can only be done after the initial transfer process and is not a replacement for transfer services. All editing services are charged at an hourly editing rate in addition to any conversion costs.

Highlight Reels - Coming Soon!

If you're like many customers, you may be thinking "Wouldn't it be nice to have a bite-size version rather than hours of raw footage?" We can accomplish this through our basic editing service if you provide precise start/stop times of the best moments. Alternatively, provide a few pictures of the family members you'd like to capture most and the desired video length. We'll scrub through your footage for you and produce a nice highlight reel that's sure to be the best gift ever!

Instructions

1) Play your DVD or file in your favorite media player.

2) Write the start and stop times for each clip you'd like in your video. Put this information in the "additional information" section of the order form.

3) Provide the desired title to be printed on your final disc.

Costs: Custom editing is charged at an hourly rate. Ask for an estimate based on your specific job and provide a budget so we can keep you updated.

Audio / Video Editing
$75/hr

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