Transfer VHS tape to PC, then to VCD

  keith-319000 00:28 11 Jan 2003
  keith-319000 00:28 11 Jan 2003

I want to transfer old VHS tapes to disk (ie: to CD-R, as VCD format, playable on modern DVD player. I gather I connect the scart from the video to the graphics card and to the sound card. How do I transfer the footage? What software do I need? Will this transfer audio & video? Are there any basic, free software packages that would do the trick??

  malith 01:29 11 Jan 2003

u need video capture card with analogue input. Recording soft u'll get free with the card. According to my experience ulead product (software)click here are user friendly & ideal for the beginners.

  Kyomii 04:15 11 Jan 2003

For more help on creating VCD's click here

  y_not 06:09 11 Jan 2003

A couple of things that might help.

Firstly, when you copy the tapes choose the SVCD route if possible - VCD quality is not as good as video! Your CD burning software will probably have the options for VDC or SVCD within the programme - its worth reading up some of the helpfiles within the programme.

For analogue capture I use (the older version) of click here

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