Betamax to USB

BETAMAX Conversions

REVIVE YOUR BETAMAX TAPES

Freeman Productions is here to offer the incredible opportunity to transfer your Betamax tapes to USB

Betamax Conversions

BETAMAX CONVERSION

Freeman Productions can take your Betamax video tapes and turn them into a digital format that will play on modern hardware with our video conversion service

Some Betamax Tapes

INTERNATIONAL FORMATS

Did you get your tape from overseas? No problem? We transfer all kinds of tapes; this includes both PAL and NTSC. This means that you are covered for all regions.

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DAMAGED TAPE?

We can transfer tapes that are broken or covered in mould/dirt. This can be a quite a tricky and dangerous process when not done by professionals, so leave it to us!

Betamax Conversions

BETAMAX TRANSFER

So, your children have got the photo album and are looking at the pictures of your wedding day. They are amazed at how wonderful it all looked and they asked you with glee in their eyes if they can watch the video. You excitedly run to get the tape only to find that it was recorded on something called a Betamax. It’s the 2020’s, who on earth knows how to play tapes anymore?

Betamax Conversions

Don’t give up on hope because Freeman Productions has you covered! We are able to convert Betamax to a digital format that can be enjoyed in the modern age. We can do this from our studio located in Johannesburg South Africa

Why should I consider this service?

WORKS ANYWHERE!

Once you have transferred your Betamax tapes, any modern device should play our video conversions

BETAMAX WON’T LAST

If you don’t transfer your Betamax tapes; the elements can damage the sensitive Betamax tape.

DIGITAL VIDEOS WILL SURVIVE

Transferred Betamax videos can last forever and beyond if they get regularly backed up

EXPERIENCE YOUR MEMORIES AGAIN

It really is an indescribable experience to view your tapes for the first time in decades

SAVE ON THE INTERNET

Once your tapes have been transferred, you can easily upload them wherever you want!

SHOW EVERYONE!

If you have videos of an old wedding or birthday, it can make the most amazing gift to a loved one.

CONVERSION PROCESS

LABEL THE TAPES

We attach little stickers on each Betamax tape and give them each a number so you can match the physical tapes with the video conversions

RECORD THE BETAMAX TAPES

We then attach our rare Betamax player to our PC’s and then our engineers record your tapes

Authoring

Here we trim and tweak your tape to make the video conversions look as good as possible.

EXPORTING AND SAVING

That’s it, it’s ready! All that needs to be done now is to save your video conversions to an HDD or flash drive.

How do you convert betamax tapes?

USB Conversions

THE BEST GIFT YOU CAN GIVE

First steps Recording

Honestly, giving a loved one their wedding video or showing your child their first birthday is such a special gift

Family enjoying birthday party

Its important to back up your video conversions regularly, that way they can last forever

Wedding

Sounds complicated? Not at all, it simply involves copying and pasting the files

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Service was really amazing. They were in constant contact with me throughout the process. The quality of the conversion was really good and represented good value for money. I would highly recommend using them.
Ebrahim Jogee
The quality is exceptional, nothing got lost and everything was done to my complete satisfaction. The price was also unbelievably low considering the amount of work involved. Don't look anywhere else - these are the guys to use !
John John
The follow up on my query was quick and efficient. The service was great. I was kept updated throughout the time. Highly recommended.
Christine Ashton

WHAT WAS BETAMAX ?

History

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Downsides

PLAY YOUR TAPES ANYWHERE

Cell-phones, Televisions’, PC’s and tablets are just a few of the ways you can now watch your tapes

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All devices? Is this true

Absolutely! You can view the video conversion Betamax tapes on your cell phone, your PC/mac or even your USB equipped TV

What video format will my digital 8 tapes be?

Yes! While, on default, we convert Betamax tapes to MP4, we can also convert them to avi, mpeg, quick time, and mov at your request. We do, however, recommend that you have your tapes converted to MP4. This is because MP4 is a global standard, meaning it should work on almost all devices.

Photo of joyful couple watching videotape converter

CAN I TRUST YOU WITH MY TAPES?

Absolutely!

If you are still not sure

padlock To keep Tapes safe and trusted
NTSC Tapes

WHAT IS NTSC

We can Transferboth Pal and NTSC tapes.

Tapes from Europe, Australia, some of Asia and South Africa use the PAL format , whereas NTSC tapes are from the United States of America and Canada.

HELP !


MY TAPE IS BROKEN

Tape repair

At Freeman Productions we have a special tape repair service. We can mend a broken tape or the plastic Betamax casing

Mold cleaning

We also offer a service where we can clean dirt and mold off of your tapes. It is highly advisable that you do not attempt this yourself as it can be quite dangerous

FAQ

Other questions you may have

Yes! We do not limit to the amount of tapes that we convert, this is service for everyone, be they individuals or companies.

 Whilst tapes can degrade over time, we go through a special process at our studio to make sure that your tapes will look as good as they possibly can.

You can either bring your own USB flash drive/portable HDD or we can provide you with one. You will, however, need to make sure that you have enough capacity on your drive to be able to store all your tapes.

Contact us today to get a quote

We suggest that when you have the video files on your computer, you make duplicates of the video files s. This will help ensure that they last a really long time as the more copies you have of the file, the lower the chances of file loss. This is a good reason to email video links of your tapes to your friends and family so you can all enjoy them for years to come!

We convert VHS tapes as well as other formats such as Betacam SP, MiniDV and plenty of others

MAKE THE DECISION YOU WILL

NEVER REGRET

Here at Freeman Productions, we love to be able to give people back their lost moments. The feeling we get when we show our customers their precious moments is euphoric and we absolutely love doing it. So, what is stopping you? Get your Betamax tapes converted to USB today!

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