Transfer film recordings from 8mm to DVD

Transfering films from 8mm to DVD is important in many ways, not least because it's a way of rescuing treasured memories for the future. Because Video8 was a popular video format for home videos in the '80s, decades of family history are gathering dust on shelves in basements, storage closets and attics. The quality of the video tapes deteriorates over time and before you know it, it's too late to save them. An ideal solution to keep your old film material safe is to digitize it in the same way as VHS cassettes. In contrast to video tapes, blank discs are rarely susceptible to material defects and last longer than Video8. In addition, DVD films are more compact for storage than bulky Video8 and VHS formats. However, it's only possible to digitize video with the right software.

With MAGIX Rescue your Videotapes from the multimedia software specialists you can make your old Video8 tapes DVD-ready. In addition to DVD software Video easy, the package contains a connection cable. This enables you to connect your analog playback device with your PC. The software can then be launched to begin digitization. Transferring all your old movies from 8mm to DVD won't provide you with a new and improved film archive right away. The transferred data set can also be edited. The program not only lets you remove not small errors but also enables you to enhance all sorts of effects in your film. Titles or captions can be added to provide a commentary on old family movies for children and grandchildren, for instance.

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The end of 8mm format: Save your memories to DVD

The Video8 audio track can be converted to a digital audio format when being digitized to DVD, since audio dubbing is an area of expertise for MAGIX. When finishing editing, user menus that can hold their own against professionally produced menus can be created before you creative DVDs.

After an analog treasure has been transferred securely, the world of the Internet lies open. At the touch of a button, you can upload films directly from within Video easy to Youtube. This is something that's impossible with Video8. For this reason, DVD conversion is the contemporary solution for an amateur filmmaker to present their work.

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