Texas State Library and Archives Commission: How to Convert Your Home Movie Tapes to Digital

Texas State Library and Archives Commission: How to Convert Your Home Movie Tapes to Digital. “There are several approaches to digitizing your videos. One is to send them out to a service and let the professionals do all the work. This service is provided by companies ranging from small internet startups to well-known large corporations. If you are among the many who could never program the VCR’s clock, then this might be your best option. But, if you like to tinker and happen to have an old VCR to dust off, or know family or friends who do, you might be able to do this yourself. Here are three different options to try depending on what type of media and equipment you have available.” Also gets into VHS tape degradation and possible ways of handling it (like “baking”.)

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