4 Occasions to Give Thoughtful DVD Gifts in The Digital Age

Important life landmarks such as births, weddings and anniversaries are the perfect opportunity for friends and family members to give gifts which really mean something to the recipient.

In the past, photo albums full of past memories, or VHS tapes of home video footage would have offered a considerate, touching and memorable gift. Whilst it is possible to transfer VHS tapes to DVD now, how is it possible to make this seem like the tangible, thoughtful gift that an album or video was in the past? Here are some ideas on how to make and present a considerate gift for any important occasion.

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What Advantages Does DVD Have Over VHS?

If you have an old batch of VHS tapes, chances are they are full of treasured family memories and moments that you still would like to enjoy. While it is possible to view them in this format if you have an old VHS player still, transferring the tapes to DVD is a much better idea. But what specific advantages does having your precious footage on DVD bring?

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Three Ways Your VHS Can Hinder Your Spring Clean

It’s getting to that time of year when you need to seriously consider a spring clean. This will, of course, mean that you’ve got a lengthy to-do list on your hands – featuring every room from the kitchen to the attic. While you might start with good intentions, your motives could easily be derailed simply by stumbling across your old VHS. You might not have watched these tapes for many years, but that doesn’t mean that they won’t cause you problems in 2018.

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4 Disasters That Can Destroy Your VHS Tapes

There is no question that VHS tapes have seen their day in the audio-visual timeline. But if you lived through the time they were the pinnacle of technology, then there’s a good chance you still have an old collection of VHS tapes in the loft. Perhaps there is an element of nostalgia, and maybe you have always planned to transfer them to DVD but just haven’t got around to it yet. It’s fine, a VHS tape doesn’t have a use-by date or anything, right?

Actually, no! Here are four disastrous things that can ruin your treasured memories that are confined to VHS tapes.

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Reliving the Romance With VHS to DVD Transfer

There are some things that are too precious to be lost, particularly when there are things we can do to prevent that happening. One such thing is your old wedding videos.

If you tied the knot during the time when camcorders ruled, you probably either had the video shoot done by a professional or a friend. Now, you have a dusty VHS tape sitting on a shelf or in a box somewhere, untouched for years.

Why not remind yourselves of the magic of your wedding day by transferring that VHS to DVD?

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VHS Always Made Great Presents

There are many reasons why we’ve all got loads of VHS still lying around our homes. It’s hard to deny that one of the main reasons we’ve got them piled up and gathering dust is because they once made for a great present. Once upon a time it was hard for a birthday or Christmas to come and go without someone buying you a VHS – and this meant that your collection got pretty big pretty fast. Now as you look to transfer your VHS to DVD, here is a look back at why they were once a great gift.

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