While capturing photos has always been simpler – capturing good ones is never easy. Also, if you got a bunch of such ‘good ones’ after a great vacation in Paris – organizing them at one place is never less than a clutter. But that’s about today! Think of the times when people had those films 8mm, 16mm, and Super 8. While all of these video formats were super successful for personal and commercial use during the 90s, it’s an exceedingly tedious task to store and keep them safe now.
Because Gold is getting older!
These video formats were documented in cassettes as a result of using handycams and camcorders. So, these were the most popular at that time and were considered indispensable whenever someone would plan a vacation. People would record their lively moments, underwater, within national parks, in museums, and anywhere else where they would holiday. And because those vacations are always a mental and emotional delight to think about – it’s saddening that these formats are going obsolete these days. But then, how can we preserve the magical moments caught in these formats? That’s super easy in this age of digitization.
What’s the solution?
There are hundreds of professionals that would help you convert these old formats to newer ones. For example, it’s easy to get in touch online with an organization which provides an 8mm to DVD conversion service. Once these formats are converted, you can organize all of your moments in a hassle-free and clutter-free way. Some suggestions are:
Get them scanned
The very first suggestion is to get them scanned. Once that’s done, you may easily store them on your desktop, phone, laptop, iPad, tablet, or anywhere else you want. And so, they’ll never be lost again.
Upload them to Drive in different folders
As mentioned earlier, scanning those old films opens up many new ways. Not only can you save them wherever you want, but you can also upload them online – to free storage platforms like Cloud or Drive. All you need is a free account on Microsoft Outlook or Gmail, and you get 15GB of space free. There, you have user-friendly options to organize any data in folders of your choice. Just make sure you use easy labels that are quick to recall.
Make a modern scrapbook
A modern scrapbook is nothing more than a PowerPoint presentation, with some animation and background music. You can choose your templates, styles, and tags you would love to put. While this can be done very conveniently at home using any PC or laptop, there are also professional services available that would do this super cool stuff for a small fee.
Try DVD or Mp4!
YES! That’s the best thing that could happen to old films. You can even convert 16mm movies to DVDs if you still have one. Also, you can turn your old 8mm to DVD and other formats that are easily played in any modern video players.
And that’s not all. Once these old films are digitized using a professional service, you can even put them on Insta, Facebook, and Snapchat to share your lovely moments with the world.