High Def (HD) – 1920x1080 – refers to the size of the image which is 1920 pixels in length and 1080 pixels in height to accommodate today’s televisions. Prior to 2007 all camcorders captured video in Standard Def (SD) – 720 x 480. We have the technology to transfer SD to HD which allows for [...]
Usually we prefer using the original because it will transfer at a higher quality with our high tech equipment. If you still have the original 8/16/35mm film we recommend that you send us both versions. Once we review them, we'll call you to discuss your options.
We can repair/splice most video and film. We can also transfer moldy video tapes. We can't however process material that is damaged beyond repair due to poor storage.
We create High Def MP4 files delivered on a flash drive. For the expert who wants to edit the raw film footage, we can provide AVI files. DVD and BluRay discs are also available.
The simple answer is flash drive. Why? DVD discs are going away and are not High Def. We provide all film transfers in High Def on a flash drive which can be used on your PC as well as today's TVs via USB ports. We can still make DVDs.
Yes we can convert PAL VHS and DVD.
You can find this information on our Video page. This will be an estimate only. Once we receive your material, we'll time out all your tapes and will call you with an actual time.
For reel sizes, corresponding film length in feet and viewing time for full reels see the table on our film page.
Yes, we have the technology to capture original audio from S-8/16mm film
Videotapes: VHS, S-VHS, VHS-C, Betamax, Betacam, Betacam SP, Betacam SX, MPEG IMX. Digital Betacam, Umatic, DVCAM, DVCPRO, Hi-8, D-8, Reg8, Micro MV, MiniDV, Mini DVD, SD Card, Cell phone videos. Conversion from PAL available in most formats. Film: 8mm, Super-8mm, 16 mm & 35mm as well as Magi-cartridge. Original sound on S-8/16/35mm can be transferred. [...]