County Maryland Video Tape and Photo to Digital Transfer
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Do you have a bunch of video tapes that are laying in your
closet/attic that you would like to put on Blu-ray disc or DVD?
How about cell phone videos and photos that you are afraid to
We can help preserve your memories now, before they are lost
forever. Established in
the year 2007, Baltimore Digital is a multimedia company that is
based out of Baltimore County, Maryland. You won't have to risk
shipping your priceless tapes across the country if you live
We take pride in our preservation quality over run-of-the-mill big
box stores. All transfers are done discreetly without judgment on
broadcast grade equipment.
Formats: VHS, S-VHS, VHS-C, S-VHS-C, 8mm (Video8), Hi8 and Hi8 XR
for video. If
you still have your video camera with working batteries or a power
supply then we can transfer using that as well. Starting winter
2020, we'll offer 35mm film negative transfers.
Video Transfer Downloads (best viewed with the VLC or Splash
Our tape transfer prices start at $15.00 per tape for the first 30
minutes. We will price match Wal-Mart's services, just ask. If you
have any questions feel free to call 410-303-7438 at any time. If
no one answers, please leave a voice mail.
Digital Files - $15.00
Your tapes (up to 30 minutes per tape*) are professionally
transferred to a digital format (H.264 video/AAC audio) that you
can download and watch on your computers/tablets/smart phones.
After the first half-hour, the cost is $5.00 per half-hour. For
example, a standard two hour long VHS tape would cost $30.00 (plus
applicable tax). You will have 21 days to download your files.
Disc Transfer -
$5.00 per tape
Your tapes will be transferred and authored onto either a Bluray
Recordable Disc (BD-R) or DVD-R. We recommend no more than six
hours per BD-R or 90 minutes per DVD-R to preserve the highest
quality footage. See technical specs below.
USB 3.0 Flash
Drive - $15.00
You may also have your encoded
videos (H.254 video, AAC audio, .mp4 format) put on a flash drive
(or a few flash drives if necessary) that is either provided by
you or by us. The cost is a $15 flat service charge if you provide
the drives and it varies if we do. USB 3.0 flash drives are
compatible with USB 2.0 equipment.
Raw Files - $25.00
We can provide the original, high
quality (10-bit or 8-bit 4:2:2 intra-frame video codecs with
16-bit, 48 kHz LPCM audio) .avi files that are captured. The
same files that we create the H.264 or DVD/Bluray files from.
Every 30 minutes is approximately 10 GB worth of data, so just
provide us with enough flash drives or an external hard drive when
you drop your video tapes off and we can give you those as well.
Digital File (compatible with
the vast majority of computers, smart phones and tablets):
720x480p60 NTSC resolution (highest quality de-interlacing/frame
7 Mbps constant bitrate H.264 video codec
2-channel (Stereo) 48 kHz, 256 kbps Fraunhofer FDK AAC-LC audio
.mp4 container format
Bluray Disc (BD-R, BDMV):
Up to 6 hours per single
720x480i60 NTSC resolution
7 Mbps average, 14 Mbps maximum variable bitrate H.264 video codec
2-channel (Stereo) 16-bit 48 kHz Linear PCM Audio (uncompressed)
Up to 90 minutes per single layer disc
720x480i60 NTSC resolution
6.3 Mbps constant bit rate MPEG-2 video codec
192 or 224 kbps Dolby Digital 2.0 (Stereo) audio codec
also transfer your smart device videos and photos to Bluray Video
Disc or as DVD data. Prices vary depending on the amount of
material that needs to be preserved.