Mini-DV to DVD Service

Convert your old MiniDV tapes to DVD and optional thumb drive with Legacybox.
Convert your old MiniDV tapes to DVD and optional thumb drive with Legacybox.
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i Thumb Drive $15.95
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i Digital Download
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So easy, so meaningful

The most important thing you can do for your family, in three easy steps.

1. Fill your Legacybox

1. Fill your Legacybox

Just pack your Legacybox with all your analog media. We include safety barcodes for every item, and a pre-paid shipping label. Hand your filled Legacybox to the mail carrier, pat yourself on the back, and let us take it from here.
2. Digitized with care

2. Digitized with care

Our team of professionals will digitize every item, by hand, with personalized updates provided at each step. Your Legacybox will be digitized at our 3 acre, 50,000 square foot campus - a temple to love of everything analog.
3. Relive, laugh, cry

3. Relive, laugh, cry

Receive all your original recorded moments back, along with perfectly preserved copies on thumb drive, the cloud, or DVD. Then gather the family, and begin the trip down memory lane. Tissues not included.
10+ Years Experience

10+ Years Experience

Legacybox is the industry leader with over a decade of experience.

Trusted by 400,000+

Trusted by 400,000+

We’re the most trusted digitizing company in the world, used by countless families, museums, governments, universities, and more…

Satisfaction Guarantee

Satisfaction Guarantee

If you’re not happy, neither are we. We’ll work to make it right, or your money back.

Informed at Every Step

Informed at Every Step

Our exclusive, barcoded, online tracking system provides up to 12 e-mailed updates from start to finish.

Transfer Mini DVC Tapes to Digital

Cute emergency!

                             

Today I stopped to watch a mama duck lead a procession of wide-eyed little MiniDVs across a road to the safety of a pond on the other side. Okay, that never happened, but the metaphor is already alive and quacking, so waddle with me. Your adorable Mini DV tapes (Mini-DV, MiniDV, Mini DVC) need to be rescued to the safety of new media, and Legacybox is here to help. Think of our Mini-DV to Digital transfer service as the kind, but firm, guidance of a mother duck—because if you don’t transfer your Mini DVC tapes to Digital, you might as well use them to make duck soup.

Do you have Mini-DV cassette tapes? At ¼-inch thick, two and a half inches wide and two inches tall, they are just so adorable, your heart could melt. Unfortunately, it is the tape inside those cassettes that is truly melting.

The DV (Digital Video) format came about in the mid-1990s. If you remember sitting next to the TV in a tangle of wires trying to rewind and fast forward on tiny playback buttons, you probably had a MiniDV recorder, which operated like the cutest VCR you ever had trouble getting to work while your family waited patiently on the sofa. With the technology to compress images, manufacturers were able to put more portable camcorders and more compact tapes on the market. When digital video became widely available, magnetic tape was rendered obsolete. MiniDV technology flew south in the mid-2000s, never to return. Don’t go looking for it. The species is practically extinct.

The quality of Mini DVC was never better than VHS, just smaller. Unfortunately, your memories were still being captured on magnetic tape, which means that they are degrading as we speak, er, quack, leaving you a sitting duck. Fuzzy and yellow is good for a duckling. Not so much for video playback.

Like water off a duck’s back, our Mini DVC to thumb drive, digital delivery through Legacybox Cloud™ or DVD conversion service prides itself on handling your precious memories easily and efficiently, and we stay in touch with you throughout the whole process. Mini-DV tapes are safely digitized and converted to digital in our studio by our technicians every day. We start by sending you a crushproof Legacybox with pre-paid Fedex shipping and tracking (both ways). After everything is transferred to digital, we return all of your original tapes. Let us help you get your ducks in a row today!