Our Media Conversion Services

Home Movie and Film Transfer to Digital High Def (HD)

All 8mm, 16mm, Super 8, VHS, and camcorder formats.
Our Movie Film to HD conversions are scanned to high definition MP4 files and feature:

View the differences between HD quality and SD quality formats
  • We hand-clean film and repair sprockets
  • Transfer includes entire film frame, no cropping
  • Files are frame accurate at 16, 18 or 24 fps
  • Full 1080 x 1920 px — 16:9 ratio digital files
  • ISO certified and MAC + PC compatible

$29.95 setup charge plus $0.32 per foot. Setup includes film cleaning, splicing, and creation of the progressive frame digital files. For Super 8 sound and 16mm magnetic sound add $0.10 per foot.

For example, a 3″ (50 ft) reel costs $16 in addition to the $29.95 setup cost.

*ask about discounts for amounts larger than 10 films

Additional information on HD film scanning

 

Transfer Video to Digital

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All VHS and camcorder formats

Our video conversions feature:

  • Time Base Correction and 3D Noise Filtering
  • Files saved in MP4 format (other format options available upon request)
  • Conversions as digital files with storage available
  • ISO certified and MAC + PC compatible

Per tape, length up to:

1 hour $19.95
2 hours $29.95

Ask about discounts on 10 or more tapes

Additional information on VHS to Digital Transfer and camcorder tape to Digital Transfer


8mm, Super 8 & 16mm Film Transfer

Film Services

We perform stunning, frame-by-frame conversions and are in fact one of the only companies in the entire state of Minnesota that use this much higher quality conversion over that of the typical projection transfer method. We can convert all of your old 8mm and 16mm home movies into high quality digital movies.

8mm, Super 8 & 16mm film scanned to high definition Mp4 files.

$29.95 setup plus $0.32 per foot. Call for discount Pricing.

Setup includes film cleaning, splicing and creation of the progressive frame digital files.

For example, a 3″ (50 ft) reel costs $16 in addition to the $29.95 setup cost.

  • For Super 8 sound and 16mm magnetic sound add $0.10 per foot.
  • We hand-clean film and repair sprockets
  • Files are frame accurate at 16, 18 or 24 fps
  • Full 1080 x 1920 px — 16:9 ratio digital files

Click here to see a comparison of frame-by-frame vs normal telecine transfer!

 

Transfer Audio to Digital Format

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Cassette Tapes, Reel-to-Reel, etc…

Our audio conversions feature:

  • Digital file output is available as AIFF, WAV, or MP3 format (other formats available upon request)
  • High quality processing with Pro Tools

Audio Media Charges

Per magnetic audio cassette
up to 80 minutes     — $19.95
over 80 minutes      — $29.95

Per reel-to-reel audio tape
up to 80 minutes     — $19.95

Per transcription 78
up to 80 minutes         — $29.95
wet vacuum disk wash — $4.95

*ask about discounts on larger amounts

High Quality Scanning of Photographic Prints

We are excited to announce our newest service, high quality scans of photographic prints into the digital JPG format.

We are able to scan all sizes of photos up to 8″ x 10″.

“Shoebox” Scan Pricing:
Per photo $0.49
500+ $0.44
1,000+ $0.39

Features comparable to all other Nationwide Services

  • Our photograph scans output as 600 dpi in .jpeg format
  • Includes image crop and enhancement
  • Our “shoebox” scanning service is available for modern photos that are not curled, sticky, cracked, torn or mounted at the minimum size of 3″ x 3″ to the maximum size of 8″ x 10″. Scans are of the entire image, including borders (cost may vary if photos need to be removed / replaced in a photo album).

35mm Slide Scans

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We are very experienced at the digital conversion of 35mm slides into into a digital JPEG format.

  • Precision scans with digital dust and scratch reduction.
  • 3600 dpi cropped resolution

Slide scanning to disk – $0.99 per image

500+   – $0.89
1,000+ – $0.79

minimum $19.95

Happy Savingtape Clients -- Our film transfer clients include the Minnesota Historical Society, the Hennepin History Museum and others. We gladly provide free output samples on film archive projects over 5,000 feet.