If like us, you are a documentary lover and have collected tapes over the years but not looking for a way to convert video to DVD then you are in the right place. In this article, we will talk you through everything to know about converting old documentary videos. The process is not a complicated one. If you have the right equipment you can convert the tapes at home. If you do not have the technology then there is Video to DVD converting services that can do the job for you.
Convert Video to DVD At Home
To convert video to DVD, you must make sure to have the right technology first. One of the simplest ways to convert is by using a VCR and DVD player. All you have to do is insert your tape into the VCR player and insert a blank disk into your DVD player. You must use the right capable to connect them together. Once everything is set up, press the play button on your VCR and the record button on the DVD player. It is really as simple as that. The video will begin to play and is recorded at the same time onto your blank disc. Although this is an easy option, it takes longer than other alternatives. However, if you have old videos, then chances are that you own a VCR player which means this is the most ideal and cost-effective way to convert video to DVD.
Another way to transfer video to DVD is by connecting your VCR to your computer. If you want to store your tapes onto your computer then you need to use special software programs that let you convert. The programs also let you edit those movies if you wish. You can separate clips and make them smaller etc. To be able to do this, you must purchase a VCR to USB adaptor to set up your devices properly. The adapter connects your PC to your PC. This method can be complicated and should be used if you are looking to make changes to your movies.
Use Video to DVD Services
Last but not least, the easiest way to transfer video to DVD is by using professional services. Not only will you save time but you can rest assured that your videos will be converted in high-quality. However, like most things, you have to pay for quality. But don’t let that put you off because these services are relatively cheap and offer generous discounts based on the number of tapes you have. Furthermore, they offer other alternatives such as cloud backups and USB sticks. Cloud backups have become increasingly popular because not only will you have a copy saved that can be accessed everywhere, but it makes sharing the files with others even easier. Most of these services can convert just about any formats, and some even digitise photos. So if you are willing to spend the extra cash, make sure to choose a reputable company for the job.