Long gone were the days when we record our joyful moments in a VHS which we still hold in our homes. Unfortunately, VHS supported boxes aren’t available on the market. So, what should we do now to watch our those memories stored in a VHS tapes? Simply, you can convert VHS to DVD so that you can watch the content stored in it again.
How to Convert VHS to DVD
Luckily, there are many ways which you can use to convert VHS to DVD format and some of the common ways are as follows:
1. Convert VHS to DVD Using a Combo VHS/DVD Player
The first vary way to convert your VHS tapes to DVD is that you can use a Combo VHS/DVD player to do so. Obviously, you have to purchase a combo player which will cost you nearly about 200 dollars. Once you have it, just open the encasing and clean it with a soft cloth.
After that, insert both the VHS and an empty DVD into the combo player. Now, just click on the “record” button and then let the combo player do its magic. After a while, all the content stored in VHS will be copied to the DVD.
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2. Convert VHS to DVD Using a Windows or Mac
This method is quite difficult than the above one because it involves a lot of steps. So, we recommend you to pay close attention to learn every step that I am sharing with you. In order to convert VHS to DVD using this method, you must have an analog-to-digital adaptor which will cost you around 40-50$. Once you have it, then follow the steps given below:
- Firstly, connect your analog-to-digital adaptor and VCR to your computer.
- Once you are connected, just clean your VHS tape with a soft cloth because any dirt can corrupt the content stored in it.
- Now, insert the VHS tape into the VCR and an empty DVD to the DVD burner.
- After that, Follow the on-screen instructions to start the conversion. We can’t be able to give any exact steps because the whole process may vary depending on the conversion software.
That’s it! You have to wait a few minutes after performing the on-screen instructions. However, it’s a great way to convert VHS to DVD, but it requires a lot of space on hard drive. For instance, 30 minutes of the VHS content can require up to 43 GB of space on hard drive. But, it lets you cut and edit the unnecessary part of the video after the conversion which can’t be done using any other method.
3. Convert VHS to DVD Using the Retail Conversion Services
If this process seems to be time-consuming for you, then you can hire a professional to do this task. There are a lot of retail corporations available which offer this kind of services to their clients. You can get in touch with them and let them convert your VHS tapes to DVD.
Most of these require a three week waiting period and after that, you can pick up your converted files. I know it takes up a lot of time, but it will be the best option for you if you don’t want any extra work on your end.
That’s it! Above are the best ways which you can use to convert your VHS tapes to DVD. I hope this post helped you to find what you were looking for. If you found this helpful, then share it with your friends, family, and relatives who are looking for the same solutions. Also, if you have any issues or questions to ask, then let me know in the comment section below.