VHS Video Cassette to Mac Transfer Kit
All those old Video tapes you own might only last 30 years if stored in perfect conditions.
The longer you leave it, the more they'll degrade. Make them digital and they'll last a lifetime!
Copy all your old VHS tapes onto a Mac, burn them to DVD, then convert them for iPod, PSP, or YouTube.
Transfer your wedding video, ski holiday, skydiving epic, bungee experience or safari adventure.
Contains all the Leads, Software and Instructions required. Money back if not delighted!
With this kit you can:• Convert VHS and Betamax cassettes to regular DVDs via Mac
• Copy footage from older Camcorders (via phono sockets)
• Transfer precious memories to Digital Format
• Copy that wedding video to DVD
• Post your skydivingexploits on YouTube.
• Add titles to your safari holiday footage
• Mix in a music soundtrack to your video
• Add fancy scene transitions - just like the professionals do.
• Save your TV quiz show appearance forever!
• Transfer kids films onto a PSP, iPod or other MP4 player.
• Add Titles, Chapters & Menus to your DVD project.
Kit Includes:USB Capture DeviceScart & phono connector lead VideoGlide for OSXPrinted instructions.Telephone support30 Day Refund Offer
Software included:VideoGlide video capture software.Works withMac OSX 10.6.8 to 10.14.1 Mojave. Captures video to a H.264 file.
Media Player: check your captured videos look great.
Burn your videos to a blank DVD-Video format disc that will playback in any DVD player.
Why risk sending your tapes away by post?Our instructions run to two pages of A4, they are both clear and concise.We guarantee that you will turn a VHS tape into a DVD in an afternoon.Money back if not delighted.
Just connect the Scart lead into the back of your VHS video player, connect the USB capture device to the Scart lead, install software & plug the USB adapter into your Mac. Easy.
We have tested the kit with a 1.6GHz power PC iMac G5 & a more recent dual-core late 2009 Intel iMac running OSX 10.13.6. Also test on a 2017 iMac running Mojave 10.14. Just like with our Vinyl-2-Mac kit, you get easy to follow instructions. If you need help & advice you can call us on 01565 640739.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How easy is it to use Video-2-Mac?
A. Really easy. Just follow our printed instructions & copy what we do in the video tutorial on the CD.
Q. How long does it take to get one hour of video onto a DVD?
A. Capturing 1 hour of video in VideoGlide takes 60 minutes. Authoring in iMovie/iDVD takes around 60 minutes. Burning to DVD takes 10 minutes.
Q. How much video can I fit on a blank DVD?
A. Two hours on a 4.7GB DVD-R. Three hours & thirty minutes on a dual-layer 8.5GB DVD+R.
Q. My brand new iMac didn't come with a DVD drive, can I still use your kit?
A. Yes. Sticker on the CD sleeve has digital download URL. Distribute your captured videos on a memory stick or social media sites. Or use an external USB DVD drive.
Q. My Mac has a DVD drive, but it didn't come with iDVD software, can I burn a DVD?
A. Yes. Just use Burn OSX instead. We've produced a free guide to this.
Technical info :
The software supports NTSC, PAL and SECAM devices. The s-video and
composite video formats are supported by software & hardware (we supply a composite lead).
Even and odd fields are combined into single frames that can be
captured at full frame rates for the applicable standard (VHS
Upscaling). The maximum supported frame size is: PAL (UK & Europe)
720 x 576 (DVD quality) @ 25fps / NTSC (USA) 720 x 480 @ 29.97fps.
Captures video & audio over USB2 or USB3 port to a standard Quicktime movie
file. Captures in real-time: so it takes 60 minutes to capture an hour of video. Will also capture in H.264 (iPods) & MPEG-4 (700MB=1hour) Formats.
- Works with OSX 10.6.8 through to macOS Mojave 10.14
- Mac must be at least 1.6GHz+ Processor, 1GB+ of RAM, 20GB HD free and a USB2/USB3 port.
- Works with any Mac less than ten years old.
- Records at DVD resolution from any analogue video source.
All the software is full version, nothing extra to pay later. Comes with leads for Scart output VHS players and RCA Phono (yellow, red & white) Camcorders. You can also capture via S-Video if you already have the right 4 pin black lead.
Our kit is £39.95 inc VAT and 1st class UK or signed-for international postage. Video-2-Mac captures video from PAL regions, UK, Europe and Australia and also NTSC regions USA and Canada.
Interested in transferring Vinyl LPs, Tapes & Minidiscs to your Mac? Look in our shop, we have a full DIY kit for £24.95.
Remember: if for any reason you aren't 100% delighted with this product you can return it for a full refund within 30 days of receipt. We appreciate you'll have used it, just return it in good condition.
**Note to staff, we are the content creator of this item.
Confirmed working with latest macOS Mojave 10.14.1(tested 19th November 2018 - see photo).
(also fine for High Sierra 10.13.6, Sierra 10.12.6, El Capitan 10.11, 10.10.5, 10.9.5, 10.8.5, 10.7.5 and older down to 10.6.8, on any Mac less than 10 years old)
Probably NOT suitable for Mac OS 10.15 due for release September/October 2019, so convert those tapes now.
Also includes BurnOSX which lets you make a regular Video-DVD from the captured H264 or MPEG-4 digital file, providing you have a DVD writer in your Mac.Our kit works perfectly with iMovie & iDVD, which came with older Macs.
(Don't worry if your Mac is brand new & didn't include the iDVD software package, we show you how to burn a Video-DVD using a free open-source alternative too. iMovie is only required if you want to edit several clips together.
If you just want to get videos onto an iPad or Android tablet, then you only need to capture using H.264 format in VideoGlide & transfer the files across using iTunes, guide included).New - Now includes a 15 minute video tutorial on the CD, just copy what we do, couldn't be easier!We only sell direct. This item isn't available from any other seller.
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