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(508) 653 1500

16 Burning Tree Rd Natick, MA

Serving The Greater Boston & Beyond


Video to AVI – Videotape to Hard Drive

Are you Feeling creative?


HI8-to-DVD_HI8 Tape and logoDo want to create your own DVDs or a special family story with bits and pieces of different videotapes? Don’t know how to import your VHS or HI8 tapes into your computer? If you want to edit your tapes, or just create a digital library, we can transfer your home video collection onto an external hard disk drive.





Are you a professional editor working with legacy media?


 Are you working on a special project and need to access older media formats? We can help you save time and money.  We’ll work with old analog media with well maintained equipment, such as Umatic decks, BetacamSP decks, Betamax among others.




In House professional transfer services


At HDV Studio, we offer you unmatched personal service. We handle all of you transfer needs in house and we work with to create the final product that you want. The preservation of your treasured memories or important history is our top priority.

To get started on your project, stop by our Natick, MA studio, give us a call at (508) 653-1500 or send us an email at info@hdvstudio.com



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Videotape to AVI simple pricing policy

We have better prices than any other local video transfer companies in the Boston metro area. Prove us wrong and we will match their prices and give you an additional 10% discount. Best of all, you will not be sacrificing quality over price.

  • Consumer Videotapes – up to 1 hour - $15.90 per tape.*
  • Consumer Videotapes– 1 to 2 hours - $19.90 per tape.*
  • Consumer Videotapes longer than 2 hours - $9.90 per additonal hour per tape.
  • Professional or Legacy Videotapes - up to 1 hour - $19.90 per tape.*
  • Professional or Legacy Videotapes - up to 2 hours - $29.90 per tape.*
  • Please inquiry about volume discounts.

    Additional information and further considerations:

  • Please supply an external hard disk drive connectable by
    USB, Firewire, or E-SATA.
  • AVI files needs approximately 13 gigs of drive space per hour of video.
  • HDV STUDIO will not be held responsible for the loss of pre-existing drive data.
  • We strongly suggest backing up transferred video files to avoid data loss

*Prices shown are for a straight transfer to a DV-AVI file, an industry-standard video file that can be used in Macs or PCs. AVI files can be edited in most consumer or professional editing software.
Call us for additional information about other available format or Codecs (further charges may apply).


*Consumer videotapes: VHS - VHS-C - Video8 - Hi8 - Digital8 - MiniDV.


*Professional/Legagy videotapes: DVCam - BetacamSP - Umatic(3/4 inch)- Betamax

Videotape to AVI transfers: Why choose HDV STUDIO?

Check our videotape repair page for information and prices on videotape repair.

Questions about our Video transfer services, visit our Video to DVD FAQ page or contact us.


We are Boston's Most Trusted VHS to DVD Transfer Provider. But don't take just our word for it; see what one satisfied customer had to say about HDV Studio services.


Highly professional, trustworthy service!


"I was very nervous bringing in all my employer's precious 8mm films, Hi8 and VHS tapes, and numerous slides. From the start you were conscious of how important this memorabilia is. Your work is highly professional with a quick turnaround. In addition, you continued to be available to offer advice on how to store the materials and how to work with the digital files. Plus, you offer the best rates in the whole area. Why would someone go anywhere else?!"
Patricia Ward, Wellesley MA

Read more on our Testimonials page. Please feel free to contact us with any questions