Q: How many
feet of film fit on a single DVD?
Approximately 2000ft of 8mm film, or 4000ft of 16mm film fit on a single DVD. This roughly works out to be a 2hr long DVD.
Q: Can background
music added to silent 8mm or 16mm films?
A: We offer basic background music for free, or you can supply music from any personal CD that you have, or you can
tell us the names, artists, or type of music that you would like to use, and we can mix it onto the DVD for you.
Q: What if I don't know what's on the films, and want to put them in a certain order, is there any way to view the
films before I transfer them to DVD?
Yes, you have two options:
- You can rent a projector from
us to view the films to determine the order, however we do not recommended this due to projectors being very destructive to
- Let us work with you to determine
the order. We will transfer the films for you to view on our computers, and have you come in on a later date
to work with you one on one to determine the chronological order, which films to omit, and to edit parts of film that you
would like to exclude from your final DVD Video
Q: I want to edit and create my own videos from my transferred films. Can I receive the original video files to do
A: Yes. We can convert your
film to full definiton AVI video files, MPEG-2 files, or MPEG-4 files that can be used in any video editing program. We can
transfer them to data DVD's, or your own portable external thumb drive or external hard drive.
Q: How many hours of
video fit on a DVD?
A: A maximum
of 3 hours of video can fit onto a single Dual Layer type DVD.
Q: Can multiple
videos be combined to make a single DVD?
A: Yes. We can combine as many videos together from any format to produce a final DVD up to 3hrs.
Q: I don't want to transfer the entire video, just a certain portion. Can I request that certain parts of the video
be edited and removed?
You can request for specific parts of your video to be edited or removed before transferring it to DVD. You would either need
to write down the times during the video that you would like to edit out and submit it with you order, or have you come in
on a seperate date to work with you one on one to determine the areas you would like edit out.
Q: Are you able to restore my videos?
A: Yes. If the video is dark, needs color restoration, or if the audio is bad, when are able to restore all these
I want to edit and create my own videos from my transferred tapes, am I able to get the original video files to do this?
A: Yes. We can convert your video to full definition
AVI video files, MPEG-2 files, or MPEG-4 files that can be used to edit in any video editing program. We can transfer them
to data DVD's, or your own portable thumb drive, or external hard drive.
Q: What dpi do you scan
my slides at?
A: We scan all slides
at 3600dpi or higher depending on the size of the film.
Q: Do you restore,
repair or remove dust from scanned images?
A: Yes. All slides and pictures are run through our basic restoration procedure, which crops, restores color, and
removes most dust particles from all scanned images. We also offer an advanced restoration package, which takes the restoration
a step further, and after the inital scan, we double check every single scanned image again and manually repair in photoshop
all dust and defects that an image may have.
Q: How many 35mm slides or pictures fit on
a DVD slide show?
700-800 35mm slides or pictures (2hrs) will fit on a single DVD slide show.
Q: How long is each
photo displayed for on screen during the slide show?
A: By default, each photo is displayed for 10 seconds each, but we can also change this amount to be longer or shorter
depending on personal preference, time limits, or if we are creating a custom slide show with music that will need to fit
Q: Can I stop or pause on a photo during the slide show?
A: Yes. At anytime during the slide show, simply press
pause on your remote to stop on a photo.
Q: Can video be mixed with a photo slide show?
A: Yes, we can add video of any format into any DVD
Q: Can I add text or titles to a slide show?
A: Yes, we can add titles, credits, graphics, and sub-titles to any DVD slide show.
Q: I want to be able to access, print, and email my scanned slides. Can I receive a DVD that can do this?
A: Yes. We can create a data DVD containing all your
scanned slides in either JPEG, BMP, TIFF, or PDF format that can be used for any purpose.
Q: Do you restore audio before transferring them to CD?
A: Yes. Unless you specify, we will automatically remove crackling,
hiss, poor audio output, or any other problems before transferring them to CD.
Q: How many minutes of
audio fit on one CD?
A: A maximum of 91
minutes can fit on one regular CD.
Q: Are tracks added to separate songs on a CD?
A: Yes. We will separate each song onto its
own track, and you'll be able to browse through it like any other CD.
Q: I don't want a CD, but
rather an Mp3 data CD containing all my audio. Is this something you can do?
A: Yes. We can convert all your audio to Mp3 format, and burn a data CD or DVD
containing all your music. You can play hours of music from a single disc on your CD player if it supports the format, and
the disc can also be used to upload all the music to your Ipod or Mp3 player.