Prices

Home Video Conversion to MPEG-4 File Transfers

Prices for converting the content of your videocassettes to file-based formats, such as MPEG-4/H.264. These digital files can be copied to your computer, played from a USB Stick to your TV or uploaded to online file-sharing services such as YouTube and Vimeo.

OptionSourceTransfer ProcessPrices
Up to 90 minutesAll Home Video formatsTransfer to a digital file format such as MPEG-4 (creating MP4 video files)£15.00 incl VAT per tape up to a running time of 90 mins. £5.00 incl VAT per 30 mins thereafter.
Up to 2 hoursAll Home Video formatsTransfer to a digital file format such as MPEG-4 (creating MP4 video files)£20.00 incl VAT.
Up to 3 hoursAll Home Video formatsTransfer to a digital file format such as MPEG-4 (creating MP4 video files)£30.00 incl VAT.
32GB SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 Flash Pen DriveDeliver your files on USB stick - holds approx. 10-12 hours of MP4 video£14.95 incl VAT
64GB SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 Flash Pen DriveDeliver your files on USB stick - holds approx. 10-12 hours of MP4 video£16.95 incl VAT
File delivery online via WeTransfer.comWe upload your files to an online dropbox account. You receive a direct download link, which is valid for 30 days.£1.20 incl VAT per GB file transfer

The above prices include transfer of all common home video formats, as follows:

  • VHS
  • S-VHS
  • VHS-C
  • Betamax
  • Video-8
  • Hi-8
  • MiniDV
  • Digital-8

We’ll copy your tapes to DVD discs using a direct-to-disc transfer process. Please note that the maximum duration of a single DVD disc is 120 minutes (2 hours). Additional running time must be split onto a second disc.

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Professional Format Video Digitising

Digitised Transfer of Professional Video Tapes to Hard Drive or USB stick. Supplied as high bit-rate hardware-encoded MPEG-4/H.264 (20Mbps), ProRes 422, 10-bit or 8-bit Uncompressed RGB/YUV 422 or 4444 Quicktime, DPX, etc., to order. We use broadcast TV grade Timebase Correction with Soundcraft Audio Balancing where appropriate. All PAL unless otherwise stated.
OptionSource Videotape FormatsProcessPrices
M-1All VHS, 8mm, BetamaxDigitise via Broadcast Quality TBC*£20.00 + VAT per tape for first 60 mins (minimum charge), thereafter £10.00 + VAT per hour.
M-2Mini-DV, DVCAM, DVCPRODigitise via Broadcast Quality TBC* £20.00 + VAT per tape (up to 64 mins); £30.00 + VAT (up to 128 mins); £40.00 + VAT up to 184 mins.
M-3Betacam Oxide, Betacam-SP, DigiBeta, Beta-SX, MPEG-IMX in PAL or NTSCDigitise via Broadcast Quality TBC*£25.00 + VAT per tape (30 mins tape); £35.00 + VAT per tape (60 mins); £45.00 + VAT per tape (90 mins)
M-4U-Matic (Lowband, BVU High Band, BVU-SP High Band)Digitise via Broadcast Quality TBC*£25.00 + VAT per tape - all tapes. (Max duration is 63 mins for these tapes by default).
M-5NTSC U-Matic (Lowband only)Digitise via Broadcast Quality TBC* £30.00 + VAT per tape - all tapes. (Max duration is 63 mins for these tapes by default).

All prices quoted on this page are for video transfer jobs undertaken with PAL source and exported video material as applicable to the UK and European markets, and are quoted in GB£ sterling. If you have other requirements (eg: NTSC transfers) please contact us to discuss what we can do for you.

Please Note: These prices are correct at the time of publication, but SimplyDV Limited reserves the right to amend our published prices at any time and for any reason without notice. Please refer to Our Terms for more information about our conditions of trading. We reserve the right to refuse business from any potential client without explanation.