If you have old video recordings on VHS tapes, it's time to start thinking about converting them to today's technology. Unfortunately, each time you play a VHS tape it wears out a little more. Your old celluloid movies are becoming more brittle and silently fading away more each day. It's time to think about breathing some new life into your video collection.
Marlo Schuldt, producer of Legacy's add-on, Photo Collector & ProMedia Manager Suite, has written an article about the procedures of preserving your old movies. The article outlines the following:
Step #1- Answering the First Question
Step #2- Deciding How the Video Clips Will be Captured
Step #3- Should Do It Yourself?
Step #4- Getting Movie Clips into Your Computer - doing it yourself
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Step #5- Professional Capture and Conversion Considerations
Step #6- Preparation and Organization
Step #7- Using Video Clips in Family History
Step #8- What to do with new video clips?