Buy Now! Nothing you can do will prevent your video tapes from wearing out. Most VHS tapes wear out somewhere after only 10-15 years even if you don’t watch them. Converting VHS movies to DVD helps add more life to the original tape, while also preserving your investment. Learn how to create DVD menus, add background music to your movie, and enhance the viewing experience of special family moments. With this guide, you can even remove some of the embarrassing moments you’d like to forget. Jake Ludington, Microsoft Digital Media MVP and author of Easy Digital Home Movies, provides all the information you need to preserve your home movies in simple steps. [ Available in PDF Format for $17 / Download ]

Table of Contents – Converting VHS to DVD

  1. Introduction
  2. Your Computer
  3. Processing Power
  4. Memory
  5. Hard Drives
  6. Analog Capture Cards
    • USB
    • FireWire
    • PCI
  7. Analog Capture
  8. Using Your Digital Video Camera and FireWire
  9. Recording Your VHS Tapes to DV Tape
  10. Using Your DV Camera as a Pass-through
  11. Editing Your Video
  12. Burning Your DVD
  13. Authoring Your DVD With DVD X Maker
  14. Authoring Your DVD With Sonic MyDVD

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Capturing old VHS movies isn’t just for preservation; it adds new life to forgotten video.

  • Import VHS movies to your computer
  • Share movies via e-mail
  • Publish movies to the Web
  • Mail DVDs as holiday gifts

The options for sharing your video are unlimited! Converting VHS to DVD shows you how.