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Video Transfer

A typical videotape transfer is 60 minutes ($21.42) or less. Your actual total will be determined by the length of your footage.
≤ 30 minutes
31 - 60 minutes
61 - 90 minutes
91 - 120 minutes

For information regarding the pricing for Video Transfer and the rest of our services, please refer to our Price List .

We are able to process the following videotape formats: VHS, S-VHS, Betamax, VHS-C, S-VHS-C, Hi-8, Digital8, Video8, DV, DVCAM, MiniDV, DVC; videotapes can be in NTSC or PAL formats.

Each DVD can hold up to 2 hours of footage from 1 videotape. There is no footage limit on USB copies. In most cases, your footage will be transferred to a single USB, but if it exceeds our USB storage capacity, you will receive additional USBs at no additional charge.

Your Video Transfer includes a Digital Copy and MemoryCloud online access where you have the ability to download or save to Google Photos (available for 60 days after your order is processed). You also have the option to add a DVD or USB copy.

DVD copies will contain the following:
  • Continuous play of the footage from your videotape
  • DVD chapters created at natural scene breaks
  • DVD case with thumbnail images of each chapter
  • Original audio from your videotape
  • Title and theme (if selected)
  • 3 music video trailers (1 minute each)
  • 80 JPEG images taken from your footage
USB copies will contain the following:
  • A MP4 video file of your digitally transferred videotape
  • Original audio from your videotape

PAL tapes (the most common format in Europe and Asia) in VHS, VHS-C, S-VHS, and Video8 videotapes can be transferred. There is no additional charge to transfer videotapes in a PAL format.

We are able to replace broken videotape cases, repair basic ribbon damage, and clean slight mold on a videotape with all transfers. If your videotape has extensive ribbon damage and excessive mold, we will send it back unprocessed.

Your original videotapes and cases will be returned with your completed order.

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