Media Transfer


Digital Video Transfer

Preserve your analog videotapes by transferring them to DVD. HourGlass Media offers a number of digital video conversion services. We can transfer VHS, Betamax, VHS-C, miniDV, DVCAM, HDV, BetaSP, DigiBeta and HDCAM to DVD or into any video format you may require. We can help you archive your important digital video files as well. Cell phones and other small handheld devices are convenient for recording video – we can help you back up your media for archival or distribution purposes.

Not sure what kind of tape you have?  Here are some pictures of the most common tapes.


8mm & SUPER 8mm Film Transfer

With 700 lines of effective resolution this is 8mm film as you’ve never seen it before. We transfer your film reels frame by frame in uncompressed high definition, and we are proud to be the first to offer this service in Atlantic Canada. With all film transfer done on site, care and consideration for your film is assured. Simply choose DVD or HD Bluray and we’ll take care of the rest. View a transfer example here.


Digital Audio Transfer

We can help you preserve your audio cassettes, 45 and LP Records, 8-Track cassettes, and microcassettes by transferring them to CD or your choice of digital file formats. We can also transfer digital audio from cell phones and similar devices for various archival purposes.