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Home Video to DVD or Hard Drive

 "Very friendly and helpful. We were transferring family VHS tapes onto DVDs as Christmas gifts. Very easy to contact. Kept me informed of the progress and had them before Christmas."
- Mary P. H., St. Louis, MO


We specialize in helping you transfer your old home videos cassettes to DVD and Hard Drive. Depending on whether you want to watch them instantly or if you would like to edit them first, One Flip Media, LLC assists in finding the best option for your preferences.

Should I Transfer to DVD or a Hard Drive?

Transferring home videos to DVD offers a quick solution to watch your movies instantly but there are times when you might want to edit your own movies. This is when you should consider transferring to an External or Portable Hard Drive. Which option is right for you? See below.

Home Movies to DVD

  • DVD's chapter set for easy reference
  • DVD cases indicate titles of video tapes
  • No extra editing, ready to play
  • Quicker turnaround time when ordering
  • More cost effective than hard drive

Home Movies to Hard Drive

  • Import to editing software for custom editing
  • Can transfer to both MAC or PC compatible files
  • Store more video on a hard drive than a DVD
  • Easily share files on multiple computers
  • Upload files to share online

What Size Hard Drive Do I Need for Video Files?

For AVI files:

  • :30 min = Approx. 7GB
  • 1 hour = Approx. 15GB
  • 2 hours = Approx 25GB

For MP4 files:

  • :30 min = Approx. 1.5GB
  • 1 hour = Approx. 4GB
  • 2 hours = Approx 6GB

For AVCHD (HDV):

  • :30 min = Approx. 5GB
  • 1 hour = Approx. 10GB
  • 2 hour = Aprrox. 20GB