Convert Video to DVD
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You can add more pieces once you receive your box.
Mix and match formats.Your originals are always returned.
Simply the best way to preserve your past.
The most important thing you can do for your family, in three easy steps.
How it Works
Yes! We always send back your originals with delivery of your new digitized home movies.
Your digitized tapes are provided back to you on a convenient thumb drive, provided online through Google Drive, or on professionally authored DVDs. You choose which way you’d like to receive your digitized tapes upon checkout.
Digital files on thumb drive and cloud are the industry standard MPEG-4 file format. For quality, each tape is provided its own DVD, we do not combine them.
Original Analog Quality, Captured and Preserved Digitally
MP4 Digital File
(most common type for digital files, works great on computers)
640 x 480 Dimensions
(captures full size of analog tape)
1-2 GB Average File Size
(lots of data, great quality)
Fun Nerdy Tech Specs (for those who really want to know!)
H.264 MPEG-4 AVC (part 10), 480p, 29.97 FPS, SD, Progressive, VBR 1500-3000 kbps
DVD variable encoding M2v, compressed depending on length, authored to VOB
No problem, we’ll let you know and you can send in another item at no charge. Please note that if a tape has even a few minutes of footage on it, we will provide the conversion for it. The processing for shorter tapes is the same as longer, so tape conversions are charged per tape, not based on the length of footage.
We use the very best equipment, processes, and proprietary software in the industry to get the best conversion possible. That said, the quality of your digitized home movies are based on the quality of the original footage you provide. This is why it’s so important to preserve your tapes right away, before they deteriorate any further. We provide complimentary splicing if your tape film is broken. Items like mold or broken tape housings are not repaired at this time as they can be very difficult and potentially harm our equipment.
More sizes to choose from
Any budget, any collection size. Choose the perfect Legacybox for your family.
Convert up to 2 Tapes, or 2 Films, or 2 sets of 25 Pictures to Digital
Convert up to 10 Tapes, or 10 Films, or 10 sets of 25 Pictures to Digital
Convert up to 20 Tapes, or 20 Films, or 20 sets of 25 Pictures to Digital
Convert up to 40 Tapes, or 40 Films, or 40 sets of 25 Pictures to Digital
Video to DVD Transfer Service
We’d like to go on record and say we think you did real good. If those things collecting dust in the garage were a mantle full of Best Picture Oscars, they wouldn’t be worth a fraction of the value that you’ve compiled. We salute you, 1980s camcorder parents: your sore arms, your heavy shoulders, your dilated right eyes, panning soccer fields left and right, zooming in and out with flair. You—the Spielberg of grade school intramural sports—should walk with your head held high.
In the 1980s, streamlined and affordable technologies turned every American family into a home TV studio. We all began capturing priceless memories. Ballet recitals; bar mitzvahs; Dad’s famous waterski wipeout; the prank you pulled on mom; slumber party dares; pajama dance moves; vacations; belly flops; not to mention the time grandma cleared the room.
Because we come from families that also followed each other around putting memories to tape, we’ve got something urgent to discuss. Your home video legacy needs to be converted to digital media or it will be lost forever. We can’t stress this enough. We are talking about VHS, VHS-C, Hi8, Video8, Digital8, MiniDV, Betamax, and MicroMV—anything big or small with a cartridge that stores information on tape. If you can even find a new VCR for sale, it might very well eat those old tapes. And finding adapters for those non-VHS formats? Forget it. Much more concerning is the life of the tape itself. Magnetic tape inside videocassette cartridges begins to break down after 15 years. Your family history is deteriorating as we speak—first in quality, and then the images themselves will disappear. Erased from existence.
The handling of your memories is sensitive territory. There is no shame in having held your family legacy tightly. You are the protector of your domain. You’ve guarded your treasures well. Unfortunately, time is the last and sneakiest enemy. No space is safe from its relentless assault. Not attics, not closets, not storage facilities. Fountain of youth? Maybe—but then you’ve got the water damage to think about. No, the tapes will break down and nobody will be happy about it, except whichever grandma cleared the room.
We’d be honored for the chance to earn your trust with our video to thumb drive, digital delivery through Legacybox Cloud™ or DVD transfer service. Over one million feet of video tape are safely digitized and converted to digital in our studio by our technicians every day. We’ve tried to account for everything that will help make this process easy. Say the word and we will send a crushproof Legacybox your way with pre-paid roundtrip shipping and tracking via Fedex. After everything is transferred to digital, we return all of your original tapes. Memories are priceless, but in the case of video tape, they are not timeless. We’re here to help!