How to Convert Vhs to DVD

By: Roger King

To convert VHS to DVD is quick, easy, and makes memories last for generations to come. Capture the VHS video to a computer video-editing program using an analog-to-DV converter. Most includes many DV/Digital-8 camcorders, as well as standalone analog-to-DV converters. Encode it to MPEG-2 and author a DVD, this is the most time-consuming method but it gives you the flexibility to edit the video as much as you want, adding transitions, special effects, and music.

To convert VHS to DVD by way of your PC, there are a few must-haves on your hardware checklist. First, your video card must be able to capture digital video in the MPEG-2 format by at least 640x480 resolution and at 30 frames per second.

If your current video card doesn't have the right stuff, you can get a surprisingly powerful capture card to covert VHS to DVD by way of pc, there are a few must-haves on your hardware checklist. First, your video card must be able to capture digital video in the MPEG-2 format by a least 640x480 resolution and 30frames per second.

Most of us have videos of weddings, birthdays, and an overabundance of other important personal events. But up until the last couple of years, we've had to capture them on analog tape VHS, Beta, and so fort that not only degrades with each playback, but with the passing of time, as well. Want to avoid the "every copy looks a little worse than the original" curse? There's only one solution, go digital.

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