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Why Transfer With Us

Your videotapes, movie film reels, photos, slides, and negatives deteriorate over time as does the equipment for playing analog media. Walmart Photo’s Home Movie and Photo Transfer Service converts aging media formats to digital files that you can store and back up on Google Photos and your hard drive. DVDs are organized into menus and chapters that make it easy to find your favorite moments.

Walmart is providing this service to make digitizing memories that were captured on older media formats convenient for you, especially if you don’t have the technical expertise, equipment, or time to transfer your own media to the latest formats.

Walmart has partnered with YesVideo whose technology creates chaptered DVDs with "Hollywood-style" features such as background music* and three one-minute music video highlights that are automatically created from scenes of your transferred footage. You can also save your transfer order to Google Photos, where you can download, share, and store your old memories with your new ones. Walmart’s goal is to make it easy for you to preserve and relive your favorite moments.

*Background music not applicable for video transfer

VHS, S-VHS, BetaMax, VHS-C, S-VHS-C, Hi-8, Digital8, 8 mm videotape, DV, DVCAM, MiniDV, DVC Videotapes can be in NTSC or PAL formats.
Film Reels
Regular 8 mm, Super 8 mm, 16 mm
Sizes 2″ x 2″ to 8″ x 12″
35 mm, Super 35 mm, 35 mm Half Frame, 110, 126, 127, 127 Superslide, and 120/220 Medium
Slides must be in plastic or cardboard mounts.
Digital Media
(Warehouse Only)
Formats: Secure Digital (SD), Compact Flash (CF), SmartMedia (SM), xD-Picture Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), USB Drives, CDs, DVDs.
Video Files: MPEG1, MPEG2, MP4, AVI, Quicktime/MOV, WMV

Walmart is partnering with YesVideo to provide the Home Movie and Photo Transfer Service. YesVideo has been a trusted Walmart partner since 2008 and in the digital media transfer business since 2000. We understand that customers send us their most treasured memories, which is why our highly-skilled technicians handle all orders in the U.S. with special care. Our security measures are just a few of the additional steps we take to ensure the safety of your media. For more information, please read the FAQs in Safety & Security .

YesVideo has been a trusted Walmart partner for over 11 years. Since our founding in 1999, we have helped over 8 million families protect and share generations of memories. We are the largest digital media transfer service worldwide and believe in providing a service that we would trust to preserve our own special memories.

Your order will take 3-4 weeks from the time you send it to us or drop off at your local Walmart Photo, to when you get it back. You will get an email notification once we receive your media, and another email when we ship it back to you or your local Walmart Photo.

If you selected the Pick-Up option at checkout, you can drop your order off at any Walmart Photo in the United States. Use the Walmart Store Locator to find the location closest to you.

Mail My Order is a convenient way for you to use the Home Movie and Photo Transfer Service by mail, especially if you do not live near a Walmart Photo. Simply place your order online, drop off your original media at a UPS drop-off location, and YesVideo will send the DVDs and original media back to you.

Mail My Order offers the same Walmart value for the Home Movie and Photo Transfer Service provided at a Walmart Photo. Detailed pricing of our transfer service is available on our
Price List .

There are 2 shipping options:
  • Round-Trip Shipping: Send your media to us from any UPS drop-off location. We will process and ship your order back to you via UPS.
  • Basic Shipping: Send your media to us using the shipper of your choice. We will process and ship your order back to you via UPS.

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