Video Transfer San Diego

Video to DVD San Diego

At DVD Your Memories, we can convert your home video tapes into DVDs which will help preserve them for years to come. Our video to DVD services in San Diego will transfer your video tapes onto 100-year archival DVDs, neatly labeled so that you can instantly watch and share with family and friends.

Video Transfer San Diego - Pricing

Standard Videotape Format Pricing

VHS, VHS-C, Hi8, 8mm, Video8, Digital8, MiniDV, MicroMV, MiniDVD

Transfer to DVD Transfer to Hard Drive Transfer to Blu-ray
Pricing (per tape)* $19.99 $29.99 $49.99
*Above pricing applies to video tapes up to 2 hours, tapes exceeding that time are $10 per each additional 2 hours.
  • All video to DVD transfers are recorded onto our Taiyo Yuden 100 year archival DVDs. Extra DVD copies are available for just $10 each, and Blu-ray copies just $20 each.
  • For video tapes less than 10 minutes in length, transfer cost to DVD is only $14.99.
  • For information and pricing for hard drives, please visit the Hard Drive Information page.
  • Tape Repair Service is only $30 per tape. Re-splicing the tape and replacing the cassette shell when necessary are included in this service. Repaired tapes must go through our tape transfer service after the repair has finished. Visit our Video Tape Repair page for more information. Got a simple fix? Check out our Video Tape Repair Guide.
  • Looking to get multiple video formats, or convert your existing video to a new format? Check out our video format conversion pricing page.
  • TIFF Format

    Extra Copies

    Sharing your memories with others? We provide extra CD/DVD copies packaged and ready for only $10 each, and Blu-ray copies for $20 each.

    $10 per CD/DVD

    $20 per Blu-ray disc

Click here for Optional Add Ons
  • TIFF Format

    Upgrade to Blu-ray

    Upgrade to Blu-ray and experience the future of family media! For more information about transferring your video tapes to Blu-ray, please visit our Blu-ray transfer page.

  • TIFF Format

    Edit Your Old Home Movies!

    Do your old home videos have footage you would like to take out? Or maybe you want to make a highlight video of your daughter's dance performances? Work with one of our professional editors one-on-one to make the perfect custom movie. It's quick and less expensive than you think!

    $40 per half hour
  • TIFF Format

    Tape Repair Service

    Tape Repair Service is only $30 per tape. Re-splicing the tape and replacing the cassette shell when necessary are included in this service. Repaired tapes must go through our tape transfer service after the repair has finished. Got a simple fix? Check out our Video Tape Repair Guide.

    $30 per tape


Rare Videotape Format Pricing

BetaMax I, II and III format, PAL/SECAM VHS & VHS-C

Transfer to DVD Transfer to Hard Drive Transfer to Blu-ray
Pricing (per tape)* $29.99 $39.99 $59.99
*Above pricing applies to video tapes up to 2 hours, tapes exceeding that time are $10 per each additional 2 hours.
  • All video to DVD transfers are recorded onto our Taiyo Yuden 100 year archival DVDs. Extra DVD copies are available for just $10 each, and Blu-ray copies just $20 each.
  • For video tapes less than 10 minutes in length, transfer cost to DVD is only $24.99.
  • For information and pricing for hard drives, please visit the Hard Drive Information page.
  • Tape Repair Service is only $30 per tape. Re-splicing the tape and replacing the cassette shell when necessary are included in this service. Repaired tapes must go through our tape transfer service after the repair has finished. Visit our Video Tape Repair page for more information. Got a simple fix? Check out our Video Tape Repair Guide.
  • PAL MiniDV tapes can be processed at both our San Diego and Los Angeles locations and PAL Hi8/Video8 tape transfers can be processed at our Los Angeles location. You can send it to us by using our easy shipping form, or ask about our free shuttle service!
  • Looking to get multiple video formats, or convert your existing video to a new format? Check out our video format conversion pricing page.
  • TIFF Format

    Extra Copies

    Sharing your memories with others? We provide extra CD/DVD copies packaged and ready for only $10 each, and Blu-ray copies for $20 each.

    $10 per CD/DVD

    $20 per Blu-ray disc

Click here for Optional Add Ons
  • TIFF Format

    Upgrade to Blu-ray

    Upgrade to Blu-ray and experience the future of family media! For more information about transferring your video tapes to Blu-ray, please visit our Blu-ray transfer page.

  • TIFF Format

    Edit Your Old Home Movies!

    Do your old home videos have footage you would like to take out? Or maybe you want to make a highlight video of your daughter's dance performances? Work with one of our professional editors one-on-one to make the perfect custom movie. It's quick and less expensive than you think!

    $40 per half hour
  • TIFF Format

    Tape Repair Service

    Tape Repair Service is only $30 per tape. Re-splicing the tape and replacing the cassette shell when necessary are included in this service. Repaired tapes must go through our tape transfer service after the repair has finished. Got a simple fix? Check out our Video Tape Repair Guide.

    $30 per tape

Professional Videotape Format Pricing

Betacam, Betacam SP, Betacam SP-s, 3/4" U-Matic, HDV Tape, High Definition Video File*

Transfer to DVD Transfer to Hard Drive Transfer to Blu-ray
Pricing (per tape) $39.99 $49.99 $69.99
  • All video to DVD transfers are recorded onto our Taiyo Yuden 100 year archival DVDs. Extra DVD copies are available for just $10 each, and Blu-ray copies just $20 each.
  • For video tapes less than 10 minutes in length, transfer cost to DVD is only $34.99.
  • For information and pricing for hard drives, please visit the Hard Drive Information page.
  • Tape Repair Service is only $30 per tape. Re-splicing the tape and replacing the cassette shell when necessary are included in this service. Repaired tapes must go through our tape transfer service after the repair has finished. Visit our Video Tape Repair page for more information. Got a simple fix? Check out our Video Tape Repair Guide.
  • Looking to get multiple video formats, or convert your existing video to a new format? Check out our video format conversion pricing page.
  • TIFF Format

    HDV transfers

    HDV to DVD: Videos will be down-converted to standard definition DVD.

    HDV to hard drive: Videos can be either transferred into standard definition (AVI) or high definition (M2TS) video files and put onto an external hard drive or large flash drive.

    HDV to Blu-ray: Discs are BD-R, a BD-R compatbile player is required for playback. For more information about our Blu-ray services, please visit our Blu-ray transfer page.

    DVD copies are available for $10 each.

    Blu-ray copies are available for just $20 each.

    * Digital video file must be on accessible flash memory device or External (USB) Hard Disk Drive, price valid for files up to 2 hours in length.

  • TIFF Format

    Tape Repair Service

    Tape Repair Service is only $30 per tape. Re-splicing the tape and replacing the cassette shell when necessary are included in this service. Repaired tapes must go through our tape transfer service after the repair has finished. Got a simple fix? Check out our Video Tape Repair Guide.

    $30 per tape
  • TIFF Format

    Extra Copies

    Sharing your memories with others? We provide extra CD/DVD copies packaged and ready for only $10 each and Blu-ray copies for $20 each.

    $10 per CD/DVD

    $20 per Blu-ray disc

Click here for Optional Add Ons
  • TIFF Format

    Upgrade to Blu-ray

    Upgrade to Blu-ray and experience the future of family media! For more information about transferring your video tapes to Blu-ray, please visit our Blu-ray transfer page.

  • TIFF Format

    Edit Your Old Home Movies!

    Do your old home videos have footage you would like to take out? Or maybe you want to make a highlight video of your daughter's dance performances? Work with one of our professional editors one-on-one to make the perfect custom movie. It's quick and less expensive than you think!

    $40 per half hour

Geek Corner

Video Transfer San Diego

Combining Multiple Tapes to DVD

When bringing us multiple tapes, you also have the option of combining your video tapes onto one or multiple DVDs, at no extra cost. Combining several shorter tapes onto one DVD will save you the hassle of having several short-duration DVDs laying around. This can also be useful for combining multiple tapes of similar subject manner, such as transferring all of your children’s birthday party videos onto a birthday DVD compilation. The only limitation is that our 100-year archival DVDs will hold up to 2 hours of video, so each combined video must have an average run time of one hour or less.

Chapter Markers

Add chapter markers to your video to DVD transfers! When transferring your video tapes to DVD, you have the option of including chapter markers on your DVD. Chapter markers make your viewing experience even more convenient. By hitting the Next and Previous buttons on your DVD player’s remote control, you can easily jump to the next chapter or to return to the beginning of a chapter and watch it again. We can also add chapter markers in a set sequence such as a new chapter marker every 10 minutes. Chapter marker placements are fully customizable, meaning that they can be placed in any scene or order of your choosing!

DVD Compatibility

At DVD Your Memories, we use only the highest quality 100-year archival DVDs for transferring your precious videos to DVD. We are so confident that our video to DVDs will work for you that we offer compatibility guarantee on all of our video to DVD transfers! Never again worry about your old DVD player, or a disc read error! All of our discs are guaranteed to work for your television and your home DVD player.

Transferring to Hard Drive Option

Transferring your video to hard drive is recommended if you are going to edit your footage. The file type is NTSC DV AVI, the most standard format across all video editing platforms. Hard drives can be PC or Mac formatted and the file format is AVI DV with each hour of video taking up 13 gigabytes.

If you are going to purchase a hard drive through DVD Your Memories, we will recommend a certain size based on the total length of your video transfer footage. If you are going to bring in a drive, please understand the space requirements and plan accordingly. Also we recommend bringing in a new drive, but if you would like to bring in a drive that has data on, we will ask that you sign a data-loss waiver. We’ve never lost data on a hard drive, but the possibility always exists.

Video Conversion Service

If you need your video converted to a format other than AVI, we can take care of that for you as well. We will first perform a video to hard drive transfer of the highest quality available for your particular tape. After the transfer has completed we will convert your video to the exact file type and bitrate of your choice. We can convert your video files to .MOV or any other format you’d like to work with. Please our video technicians for a full range of formats available.

Editing

With every order, we will crop out any blank footage found at the beginning and end your tapes. We also provide additional basic editing services available to all of our video to DVD transfer services. Add an extra touch to your finished DVD by taking advantage of some simple basic edits.

  • With basic editing you can crop out as much unwanted footage from your tapes as you wish. This is especially helpful if you have long running tapes with only a few sections you’d like transferred. With basic editing you can crop out all of the unwanted material, which leaves you with only the stuff you want on your final DVD.
  • If you have several tapes with short clips on each, you can now combine all of the clips you need onto one DVD movie. Our editing service will allow you to pull any amount of footage from your tapes and consolidate them onto a DVD for easy viewing.
  • Remove commercials from your recorded television programs. Remove those annoying old commerical breaks from your video tapes, and watch your old programs seamlessly on your new DVD. This is great for special television specials such as sports entertainment, politics, and news footage.
  • Have you ever wanted to combine your tapes with other media? We can actually take your video tapes and combine them with photos, slides, negatives, and film to give a much more professional look to your DVD.

Editing From DVDs?

Many customers ask us if they can edit the video footage if we make them DVD movies. The simple answer is no. The complete answer is yes, almost anything is possible if you are an advanced computer user, but for many reasons it is not advisable to do so. The main reason is that you would be working with highly compressed video.

If you transfer the data from the DVD to the computer for editing, the quality is not the same as that of the originally uncompressed video used to create the DVD. It also takes a lot of processing power to edit the compressed video, and although you can fix this problem by converting it to a less compressed video format (such as AVI), you will still see a quality loss. Also when you re-render that video that has previously been on a DVD it will recompress again and you will notice more than a little loss of detail.

**At DVD Your Memories we can and have edited video from a finalized DVD for certain projects where no other media is available. Please just call us if you have further questions about this. Check below for information regarding our other video tape transfer services.

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