Advantages of transferring to a digital format over DVDs

USB Stick in TV   

  1. All flat screen TVs have a USB port built in to enable playing videos directly from a USB device using the remote control you do not need any technical or computer skills to do this 90+ year old have no trouble with this
  2. DVDs are history and on the way out, much fewer people now have a DVD player by the TV and hardly any will in the future
  3. We charge less than standard DVD
  4. Easily viewable on a computer whereas most computer these days do not have a DVD drive
  5. Multiple video files (average 30 can fit on a single USB stick - for DVDs you will have the same number as you tapes 
  6. USB sticks have the same advantages as a hard drive but just have a smaller capacity up to an average of 64 hours of footage per 64 GB USB stick where as hard drive can fit 100s of tapes
  7. The videos are editable with the right software, this is very complex with a DVD
  8. You can rename the files if you need to
  9. Backups are straightforward using copy and paste - backing up DVDs requires specific software and hardware
  10. Passing on to friends and family very easy just copy and paste to another computer or via the internet
  11. Can be put onto a private YouTube channel, this is complex with DVDs
  12. DVDs can be lost 
  13. DVDs are much harder to backup than digital files
  14. DVDs can break or get scratched
  15. Can be easily uploaded to a cloud drive e.g. onedrive, google drive, dropbox

Do you really need any more reasons!

 

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