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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Simply The Best Way To Preserve Your Past

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

1. Pack your Memories

1. Pack your Memories

Just pack your Legacybox kit with all your analog media. We include a step-by-step welcome guide, safety barcodes for every item, and a pre-paid UPS® shipping label. Drop your filled Legacybox off at a UPS location, 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 of the digitizing process. Your Legacybox order will be digitized with care 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 media back, along with perfectly preserved copies on thumb drive, the cloud, or labeled DVD's. Then gather the family (plus the friends that are basically family), some popcorn, and begin the trip down memory lane. Tissues not included.
10+ Years Experience

10+ Years Experience

We've been the industry leader in professionally digitizing family memories for over a decade.

Trusted by 500,000+

Trusted by 500,000+

We're continuously trusted by countless families, museums, governments, and universities.

Satisfaction Guarantee

Satisfaction Guarantee

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

Real-Time Updates

Real-Time Updates

Our exclusive, barcoded, online tracking system provides up to 12 emailed updates along the way.

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!