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What is everybody using to convert VHS to digital?

Should I buy some software or just send them out?
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Unless it is your family videos (which is unlikely, because VHS), just trash them.

If you are going to capture them, make sure to capture either into 30i or 60p, not into 30p (assuming NTSC VHS).
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Unless it is your family videos (which is unlikely, because VHS), just trash them.

If you are going to capture them, make sure to capture either into 30i or 60p, not into 30p (assuming NTSC VHS).
Some VHS, rest are mini tapes, all family stuff. Thanks for the reply.
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Should I buy some software or just send them out?

You can use a "pass-through" method -- play the VHS tape in a VCR, then connect the VCR to a camcorder with a red/white/yellow AV cable (using the VCR's "output" sockets). Then use the camcorder's "AV to DV" feature to convert the AV signal to DV -- then attach a FireWire cable to the camcorder -- attach the other end of the FireWire cable to a computer with a FireWire port. The DV signal goes from the camcorder to the computer, and into a program such as iMovie.
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Thanks for the update on this Ens2, much appreciated.
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