We all want to reminisce our old movies and memories during our childhood. However, its all stored and kept in an old camcorder or VHS. You don’t have to worry. We’ll help you bring back those ‘old memories’ on the digital medium.
Here are three of the best VHS to DVD converters that you could actually buy this 2020.
#1. VIDBOX VHS to DVD 8.0 Deluxe
Weighing about 8.8 ounces, this small rectangular device is highly black and white polished having dimensions of 2.2 x 5.4 x 7.5 inches. Its interface presents four circular slots intended for Composite (RCA) cable, audio, and video output cables. The bigger circular slot is used for the AC adapter for turning on/off the device. Aside from that, there is a USB 2.0 output slot for USB connectivity.
This device is highly flexible among various video formats including AVI, WMV, MOV, MPEG-1 and 2. It could also be played to multiple audio and video software as needed. It captures videos from different video recording formats from old VHS, Beta, and 8 mm camcorders. However, video resolution and quality ain’t the best for this converter. You could expect a few resolutions and audio changes or distortion as it gets more pixelated.
It’s easy to use. Its quite straightforward and you don’t need a lot of help on the installation. Though, the manual is a bit confusing sometimes. It should be written well-detailed for efficient operation.
The software used on the conversion is also okay. You don’t need to get things complicated because the setup information is already given. Using the software, you could also edit and add still images for convenient upload on Facebook or Youtube.
It possesses a 1 GB RAM with free hard disk space of 700 MB for program installation.
Apart from the converter, the package includes a USB capture device, an RCA AV cable, USB cable, a software installation CD, and a quick start guide.
• Easy to Use
• Versatile Video Conversion
• Portable Build
• Great Customer Service
• Inexpensive Price
• Audio and Video Distortion Issues
Our Verdict: Overall, this device is a practical guide for video conversion. It has all you want from editing, sharing, and converting. Though it has flaws, this device is still a good one for purchase with its price.
#2. VIDBOX Video Conversion Suite
Equipped with a small build, this 2.2×5.4×7.5 inches white furnished device works flexibly supporting both Windows and even Mac. At its rear, locates three ports for video and audio connections. It has also a USB 2.0/3.0 port for computer connections.
It captures and converts VHS, 8mm or camcorder tapes to DVD or to any other video formats such as DVD, MPEG-2, MP4, and MOV. However, it lacks a few video and output formats as needed. It could be played respectively to multiple videos playing devices such as DVD player, TV, and game consoles. Video resolution is just okay. Though, video and image quality is bit altered upon the conversion.
It has a great interface and quite straightforward for use. You don’t need quite a manual for it.
The software lacks some features such as editing and sharing that other converters possess. Also, it gets bugs and a time crashes unknowingly.
Aside from the converter itself, it incorporates a USB cable, an RCA AV cable, 2 Quick Start Guides, and two installation software CDs.
• User-Friendly Setup
• Flexible Multi-Video Player Use
• Easy Conversion
• Software Issues
• Video Quality Distortions
Our Verdict: Overall, it’s a good video converter. There’s really no unique feature with this device aside from that its Mac supported. However, it lacks certain features that it should possess for the price to be paid. This includes the editing feature that most converters at its price has.
#3. Lvozize VHS To Digital DVD Converter
This highly portable converter is quite small, a bit circular, and black finished. Conveniently, it has pre-attached four cables on one side to be connected for a video or audio supporting device. On the other end, a separate USB 3.0 cable is connected for computer and laptop use.
Using the converter, you could edit and convert videos from various video formats. It supports formats such as RCA composite, S-video, and stereo audio (RCA). It induces a high-quality video resolution of NTSC (720 x 480) and PAL (720 x 576) as well. It’s highly compatible with Windows 7,8, and 10 operating systems.
It has an easy yet a bit complicated operation as compared to other video converters. You’ll have to install not just the software but also the audio and video drivers as well. After then, everything is easily directed as needed. Though, installation of the drivers could be a hassle since it will really take quite a time. The software is prettily basic. It’s easy to use and definitely works as it should be.
The package includes a USB video capture device, a quick installation guide, and a software CD.
• Easy to Use
• Versatile Video and Audio Capture
• Portable Device
• No Mac Support
• Drivers should be Installed
Our Verdict: Overall, it’s a good and quite inexpensive device. It’s a basic video converter device you’d seen in the market. Though, its price is convenient and reasonable for the quality you’ll get.