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Converting your home video’s to DVD for Christmas

It’s nearly that time of year where we start thinking not only about Christmas gifts for family and friends but how to occupy a houseful of guests during the festive period. 

A gift that never fails to disappoint is the old family home videos. Most of us will have somewhere lurking in a cupboard video’s and camcorder tapes of our childhood or that of our children and grand children, perhaps the odd wedding and a few family get togethers. But playing these back on old machines can be tricky to set up and many camcorders and decks have simply given up and broken down with age. 

With Christmas just around the corner why not consider converting these video’s to DVD as a wonderful way to restore these memories and it is also an original and very personal gift which will keep on giving pleasure for many years to come.

Some are happy to do the conversions themselves so if you think you have know how sourcing the right bits to digitize the tapes can be fun and will enable you to edit or transfer to a DVD or as files for a tablet or computer with the software programmes.

Many simply don’t want the hassle and are happy to entrust their precious recordings to a reputable company such as ours, converting most domestic formats such as VHS, Video 8, Hi 8, VHSC and Mini DV to DVD or a digital format. 

Our studio is like one of Santa’s workshops leading up to Christmas with our little elves working flat out to deliver your converted video’s in time for Christmas Day. It’s therefore important to understand that tapes transfer is in real time so if your VHS tape is in long play and is 2 hours long then it will take 4 hours to transfer. We need plenty of time to complete your order so suggest shipping them to us as quickly as possible. 

Our last shipping date for Christmas orders is 23rd December so if you are considering converting your family video and camcorder tapes to DVD now is the time to be taking action! We suggest gathering them together as soon as you can, pop them in a well packaged parcel and include your name, address and contact telephone number. Send them to us using a secure postal service and upon arrival at our studio we will log them onto our systems ready for transfer. 

You can then breathe a sigh of relief as several more gifts are ticked off the list and look forward to a few hours peace and quiet on Christmas Day whilst everyone watches the DVD.