Convert VHS to DVD or Digital File

“Really. You can convert VHS to DVD?”

“I thought I would never see what was on those videotapes again.”

“I’m so excited to get these tapes transferred.”

“I’m so happy that I’ve found a company in Sydney that can do this & doesn’t cost a lot.” These are just a few of the regular comments we hear each week at Home Video Rescue. 😇

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And whilst it is possible to convert vhs to dvd yourself (check out our How To Convert VHS to DVD article on our blog), we have been offering “convert vhs to dvd” services for almost 20 years.

Having begun our journey in the Media Library and Transfers Department at Network Ten, we have sure learned a lot about this process and how to extract every last detail of quality from every tape.

We have helped customers from all over Australia transfer thousands of hours of videotapes into formats that offer simple ways to watch them. 

Just recently we had transferred over 85 tapes to digital files which allowed the family of 15, to easily watch their videos on any modern device such as a phone or Smart TV. 

VHS to Digital files

If you want to convert VHS to DVD, Home Video Rescue is one of Australia’s most trusted conversion services.

But it’s not just VHS we convert. It’s any type of tape-based media such as miniDV, Hi8, Digital8, Betamax, VHS-C and professional formats like Digital Betacam & Betacam SP.

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Our team of experienced video technicians and video editors use professional grade equipment to convert your old tapes. And whilst we have spent many years converting video tapes to DVD, we now recommend converting to digital MP4 files,for many reasons.

Transferring tapes to digital MP4 is cheaper and the quality is better. You also avoid transferring your DVDs into another format in later years. And when we transfer your videos to USB, your entire video library can fit on 1 device. #Winning!

When you decide that it’s time to convert your videotapes to DVD or MP4, give us call or shoot us a message. If you don’t want to drop your tapes off to us, we also offer a door to door service around the greater Sydney areas for a small $25 fee. We track your videos from the moment they are collected from you and they are barcoded with a unique identification number so that we can keep you updated as they progress through our very own transfer studio. 

Rest assured, your tapes are not processed anywhere else, other than our own transfer studio.

If the weekend suits you best, give us a call and we can schedule an appointment so you can drop them off.

We transfer all types of tape-based media from VHS, SVHS VHS-C, SVHS-C, 8mm, Hi8, Digital 8, MiniDV and Audio Cassette.

When your tapes are in our hands, rest assured that they will be looked after like they were our own.

When you convert your videotapes to MP4, we offer simple pricing. We don’t really care how many hours you have recorded on them. Quite frankly, we hope you have lots on each tape. It shows us how much you valued preserving your family history.

But unlike other companies who charge extra when you go over certain durations, we don’t do that. Our pricing policy is that for tapes up to 6 hours in length, you pay just 1 price.

DVDs are slightly different in that we are limited by the DVD specification.

Standard DVDs only hold 2 hours of content on them. This can be extended further, however, there is a trade-off. The more content you place on a DVD means the less quality the actual video will be. It comes down to data size. Don’t let anyone fool you when they say they can add 4 hours to a standard DVD. It will be at your peril and the loss of quality.

So for that reason, we limit 1 two hour tape to 1 DVD. And this is why we now encourage digital conversion to MP4. 

The value for money is great.

Are you ready to rediscover your best moments in life?

Recover your tapes from storage.

Relive your best moments again.

Rejoice and share with friends and family all around the world.

So next time you consider looking up on google, “convert vhs to dvd”, give us a call to discuss your videotape conversion options.