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10 Easy Steps for VHS to DVD Restoration

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Ten Steps for VHS to Digital Video Restoration:6498632455_4e2668bfb3_n


Step One:  The VHS tape is played in a professional VHS deck and captured  into a computer in real time using an analogue to digital capture card.

Step Two: The Digitized video video is then properly formatted for full 16 X 9 formatting (the most common Aspect Ratio today).

6498642005_68820d18a0_nStep Three: Enhancement filters are applied to restore and optimize the analogue video signal

Step Four: Faded colors in VHS video are corrected using Color Correction Software (Example: Magic Bullet)

Step Five: Many VHS tapes that include old family gatherings may also include television shows. These extraneous movies and TV shows will be removed

Step Six: Forensic sharpening filters are added as part of the VHS video restoration and enhancement process

Step Seven: Forensic brightness and contrast filtering and settings are adjusted as necessary

Step Eight: Deinterlacing filtering and techniques are applied if playback wear is poor or distorted

Step Nine: Exported from video restoration program into professional DVD authoring software program

Step Ten: Chapter marks added for easy viewing and playback

One DVD master is included in the $45-$75 per hour pricing, $3 per extra DVD copy
Optional DVD menu available. Menu design starts at $25

*Film to DVD transfer also available

photo credit: 1/2″ D-3 format tape via photopin (license)

photo credit: 16mm blank film via photopin (license)

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