Roxio VHS to DVD


Price: $99.95

After installing the software that controls the VHS to DVD device you simply connect your VCR (or vinyl turntable to convert audio) to one end and a spare USB port on your PC to the other. As you play your VHS tape, click the ‘capture’ button in the software and the movie is sent straight to a blank DVD.

While it’s a great idea for archiving old family videos and precious memories, we experienced terrible problems with the captured film ‘jumping’ every few seconds, and as our test system was little more than three years old it seems you need plenty of memory for the software to capture the signal without any glitches.

Coupled with the terrible quality of VHS tapes that are more than a few years old, if you intend to copy movies you’re better off just buying the DVD version. Rating: 1.5


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