Convert Digital 8 to DVD

Convert Digital 8 to DVD with Supaphoto© Benefit from our new, REVIVAL scan technology with optional AI video enhancement for beautiful results and rich, detailed colours - to MP4 Digital, USB, DVD or Cloud Download. All done by hand in the UK. For Digital 8 to digital service near me service needs.

Use Our Digital 8 to USB Service Today!

Convert Digital 8 to USB - with Supaphoto©. Get new, safe, digital versions to share with the family. 20+ Years Experience, 000's of Genuine 5 Star Reviews & 000's of clients for peace of mind. Plus Free Doorstep Collection & Return Delivery.

Or call us now for some friendly advice Freephone 0800 690 6160

Ask About Bulk Discounts too.

Preserve, Share & Enjoy The Supaphoto Way

The best thing you could ever do for your family in three simple steps.

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1. Package Up Your Memories

Simply pack your beloved memories and send them to us. Use either our courier collection and return service or send it to us directly. Ask for your step by step welcome pack now.

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2. Lovingly Converted

We love what we do. Our dedicated team will digitise every item by hand. We’ve saved millions of memories over 20 years. And don’t worry, you’ll get regular updates along the way.

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3. Share & Enjoy With Your Family

This is where the magic begins, We’ll return your original media. Once preserved, access them via our easy cloud download service, USB stick or a DVD. Relax and let those memories flood in. 

Supaphoto Video Transfer Services & Samples Film

Not everyone has the time to read lots of words.

That’s why we’re produced this short & simple film which explains what we do in a simple way. It also includes a few video transfer samples to put your mind at ease.

We hope that you enjoy it!

See also our Prices and FAQs further below.

Supaphoto's Digital 8 Conversion Service Advantages

Here are just a few of the reasons why people choose Supaphoto everyday. You won’t be disappointed.

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Output & Viewing

Digital file download via Cloud, USB or DVD. Watch on TV, PC, tablet or mobile

Cine Transfer Advantages - Colour Corrections

Colour Corrections

Expert colour correction for faded scenes and frame by frame remastering

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AI Video Restoration

Optional AI upscale and restoration delivers cleaner videos with enhanced sound

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Free Services

Free tape inspection and no charge for blank domestic vhs and camcorder tapes

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Security of Handling

We take security of handling very seriously at Supaphoto with step by step tracking

Before & After - RAW Capture V AI Enhancement & Upscale

See Enhancement Example Below

We take technical quality seriously at Supaphoto. We deliver great results with our video capture process as you can see from the example below from an old VHS tape. Now with our REVIVAL AI process and treatment, the quality is even better! We can now optionally use the latest AI to restore your videos. This enhancement technology can sharpen film while recovering accurate detail, remove excess harsh noise while recovering true authentic detail in your film, soften the look of dust and scratches, stabilise the film & more.

For more information, watch our video transfer service and examples video

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Pre Treatment

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After

Post Treatment

What's Included?

You’ll receive everything needed to safeguard your memories.

Yes, where collection is applicable, we’ll organise for an easy to understand pre-paid address label to be sent to you. Could not be more simple. There’s also a section in there for you to add notes. 

We know how precious your memories are. It can feel like a big decision. The Supaphoto Welcome Guide explains the process in step by step simple terms. It will also include useful contact details for peace of mind.

We loe what we do. Our dedcated team will digitise every item by hand. We’ve saved millions of memories over 20 years. And don’t worry, you’ll get regular updates along the way.

This is where the magic begins. We’ll return all of your original media. Once preserved, you can access your files via our easy cloud download service, on a memory stick or a lovely DVD. Finally, just relax and let those memories flood in!.

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Sir Richard Attenborough – One of Supaphoto’s Proudest Moments

We were so proud to be chosen by the University of Sussex to preserve some of film director Sir Richard Attenborough’s photographs.

Over the years, we’ve also scanned thousands of photo from prestigious photo albums going back to the 1900’s for British politicians to thousands of everyday family photo collections for families throughout the UK.

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Our Digital 8 Tape Transfer Prices

At Supaphoto we take pleasure in doing things in the right way and growing our business slowly through referrals.

Video Transfer Prices to MP4 Digital Files or DVD(s)
1 Tape: £29.99 
2 – 5 Tapes: £24.99 each
6 Tapes Onwards: £21.99 each

Prices include for 1 hour of capture, plenty for most tapes! – If you have videos that exceed 1 hour, costs are limited to just £9.99 extra per hour, per item.

What Do I Want Back? – Choose from one of the following options:
i) Mp4 Digital Files as a Free Download from Supaphoto Cloud for easy viewing & sharing with family
ii) Mp4 Digital Files on a Master USB Stick
iii) Conversion to a new DVD in a nice presentation case 

Optional extras:
– Back-up Version on Master USB Memory Stick: £19.99
– Back-up Version of DVD in Presentation Case: £19.99
– Extra copy of DVD in Presentation Case: £9.99

Free Doorstep Collection & Return Delivery
We’re easy to deal with at Supaphoto. Contact Us Now to receive your free welcome pack and address label. We’ll then liaise with you to get your package collected free of charge. Not only that but our prices also include free return delivery. 

Want to Order? – How Can I contact You?
Simple! Just Call us on freephone 0800 690 6160 or drop us a line

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FAQs

We’ve made life easy for you by compiling the the most commonly asked questions that we’ve been asked over the years in one place!

How can I view my films?
Could not be easier! Either plug a simple USB into your TV and view as a slideshow or watch on PC, laptop, ipad or mobile phone. 

Is it easy to share with my family?
It’s so easy. Just forward the link we’ll send you or share your USB memory stick.

Which media output is best?
Digital files are easy to play and share on PCs, laptops, ipads and phones. Start your own home movie editing projects too. A back-up DVD also makes sense. 

No Upfront Payment? – When do I pay?
We never charge upfront unlike other companies. Why? Because there’s always a small chance that you may have non-chargeable blank tapes.   

Would I be charged for blank tapes?
Don’t worry. We NEVER charge for blank tapes!

How long does it take?
Typically 5-10 working days or less. 

Do you offer an advanced service?
Yes. It delivers more vivid colours, better contrast, sharper pictures and image stabilisation. It takes longer but and costs relatively little more.

New! AI Cinematic Video Restoration Service
Our new AI REVIVAL restoration system leverages intelligent temporal data to deliver cleaner, more faithful videos. Whether you have tapes, DVDs or video files, we’ll can transform them into beautiful HD even higher resolution videos. 

Do you send the originals back?
Yes indeed – It’s important that you always keep your originals somewhere safe.

Can You Upscale to HD/4K High Definition?
Yes! Go for that true magical cinematic experience! It also has features such as picture stabilisation, colour correction, frame rate correction and more besides. 

My video looks very poor in places. Can it still be transferred?
Yes definitely! We’ll always review and advise you first though. And if a few tapes appear mouldy, we even have a dedicated process to handle these too.

Can I view and save them on a Free Online Cloud Gallery?
Yes indeed and you can share them with your family thereafter.

Where can I read reviews about your service?
We always treat tapes as if they were our own. Read our reviews for yourself

Why should I do it?
All videos slowly deteriorate over time. The sooner you do it – the better. 

What’s your security like?
Rest assured that we take security of handling very seriously and have an insurance policy to match. 

I have a lot of videos – Can I get a bulk discount?
Just contact us to see how we can help. See also our buy now, pay later option. 

I still have questions – How Can I contact You?
Call us for some friendly help on freephone 0800 690 6160 or drop us a line

Converted, Preserved and Ready to Enjoy

Choose what you’ll get back. Sit back and soak it in!

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Digital Download

This is a memory stick holding transferred media.

USB Memory Stick

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Bulk Discounts

Got a large order? We’ll do our best to help you. Just give us a call and we’ll see what we can do.

Digital 8 to DVD Conversion Service

 

Do you remember Digital 8 camcorder tapes? It was such an exciting time to buy a portable camcorder recorder. As you approached the millennium, video recording technology was moving at such a pace.

All your parents wanted to do was go on holiday but they faced the big questions of the day before doing so – which camcorder? Which tape? Can I even afford it? What is digital video?

Many different video formats were released. It seemed like one each year for a while.

Digital 8 tapes were considered to be a continuation of the extremely popular 8mm camcorder. These came in two flavours. The first was called simply ‘video 8’ and the second was hi8.

Digital8 video recording tapes then became the last of the 8mm Sony Handy-cam period.

The thought of how to transfer video or how to convert digital 8 tapes to DVD was not in your mind those days.

Digital 8 Tapes to Digital

Let’s imagine that you’ve paid £500 on one of these camcorders. The intuitive thing to think was that it must be superior to its predecessor eh?

Well, the video was just encoded to digital really. So what were the differences between digital8 or MiniDV in the end. In terms of recording technology – not much really.

It included the magical work ‘digital’ in it… Similar to the previous releases, the video tape cassettes were roughly the size of a packet of playing cards. They were light and easy to carry. 

To be honest, with the benefit of hindsight, it was proof that marketing often wins in such matters.

But wait! Did it really affect your holiday? Of course not, when you look back at your children running across some lovely beach in Spain, you won’t have thought about such boring techy things – i’m pretty sure. The key thing is the memories, right?

This brings us neatly to one of the key points. In the end, these video cassette tapes will tend to suffer in the same way as the previous generations of tape. It depends on how well they have been stored. They will deteriorate in exactly the same way as VHS video tapes do.

Converting Digital 8 Tapes to DVD or MP4 Files

That’s the key point really, encoding them to digital and including that magic word does not help it survive any longer. It’s long, super thin tape in a plastic box really.

Transferring your hi8 tapes to digital files such as MP4 or other digital media helps keep those memories alive for many years to come – whatever your operating system. Forget about old DVD recorders or redundant firewire cables or trying to but a complex  video capture device.

The good thing is that we love doing what we do and we are quite used to receiving film in all types of condition to bring them back to life. The decision to transfer digital 8 to pc by Supaphoto Ltd is one of the best decisions you can make. 

And don’t worry, we don’t use jargon such as firewire ports, USB ports or computer capture software. We’re easy to deal with and will take the pain out of the process. Your memories can be easily and quickly transferred by us. Converting footage from a camcorder to your computer will be painless with us. 

Digital 8 Camcorder Tapes

We’ve transferred over a million tapes for our customers over the years in our safe and secure studio. 

What you chose to transfer them to is down to you and we really don’t mind. Some like DVDs which they can play on their home dvd player . Others prefer digital files. Many chose both for security. 

To make life easy, we can get files to you on a simple memory stick. 

If you like instead, you and your family can also get them via our Supaphoto cloud service – by simply downloading them. So don’t hesitate. Don’t wait. Act now to preserve those memories and keep them alive!

Examples & Customers

Rest assured that we take the issue of quality very seriously.

Why not check out the quality of our Our Video Services?

We’ve spent 000’s on our video tape to digital equipment and have been in this business for over twenty years.

We were chosen to undertake cine film conversion work for the TV Production Company behind the BBC’s Repair Shop!

Other projects include digitalising Sir Richard Attenborough’s personal collection of images, converting early footage of Virgin Airways promotional films and digitalisation work relating to Windsor Castle, The Mary Rose and the late Queen Elizabeth II.

Buy Now - Pay Later Option

Buy now and split your total into 3 easy payments to spread the cost – automatically charged over three months.

Rest assured that there are no hidden fees. Just call us on 0800 690 6160 for more details. Minimum order value applies of £500. Offer subject to terms and conditions.

If you’d like more information about this service, please read guide read our helpful guide.

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Don’t Let Your Memories Fade Away - Buy Now, Pay Later Option

Buy now and split your total into 3 easy payments, automatically charged over three months.

No interest and no hidden fees. Just call us on 0800 690 6160 for more details. Minimum order value applies. Offer subject to terms and conditions.

Common Questions

Yes we collect throughout the whole of the UK!

Alternatively, you may visit us too so that we can go through the variables together. Just call or email us in advance to make an appointment at a suitable time please.

We would generally advise using a tracked service to get your photos, film or audio tapes to us –

i.e Royal Mail Special Delivery or Parcel Force 24/48

Yes of course! All of your original media will be returned to you with your digitised versions. 

Yes indeed! It will depend on the total size of your order. Where we save time by doing things in bulk, we like to pass the benefit on.