Hi8 To Digital Conversion


At Memory Fortress, we understand how important it is to keep your memories alive.

That’s why we offer expert Hi8 to digital conversion service that helps you preserve all those special moments for life.

Our highly trained technicians are experienced in converting VHS tapes and other media formats into a digital format so you can view them on any device — without compromising the picture quality or resolution.

We guarantee that your recordings will look just as great, if not better, than when you first recorded them.

Our fast and easy process ensures a seamless transition from analog media to digital format that won’t take up all your time or money.

Don’t let your precious memories on Hi8 tapes fade away!

Convert them to digital and enjoy them forever. Memory Fortress can help you preserve those special moments.

Key Takeaways

  • Tapes degrade over time. Digitizing keeps them safe.
  • Hi8 players are getting rare. Go digital to watch anytime!
  • Digital videos are easy to share. Send them to family & friends.

How do I convert my Hi8 tapes to digital?

Here are the best ways to convert your Hi8 videos:

  1. Use a professional service like Memory Fortress. We have the expertise and equipment to do it right.
  2. Do it yourself (DIY). Buy specialized equipment to connect your Hi8 player to your computer. This requires technical know-how.
  3. Convert straight to DVD. Some companies offer this for easy viewing on a DVD player.

Why Choose Memory Fortress?

  • We understand your memories are priceless, and treat them carefully.
  • We offer a range of formats (DVDs, flash drives, etc.) to fit your needs.
  • Our process is fast, high-quality, and affordable.

Ready to preserve your memories? Get started with Memory Fortress today!

Converting Hi8 to Digital: Preserving Your Precious Memories

Remember making home videos with those big camcorders?

Tapes labeled “Jenny’s Birthday” or “Disney World Trip” hold many special memories!

But those original tapes won’t last forever. It’s time to turn them into files you can watch on your computer or TV!

Hi8 To Digital Converter,

Why Digitizing VHS & Hi8 Tapes Matter?

Convert Hi8 To Digital

How to Digitize Hi8 tapes

  1. Hire a company: Companies like Memory Fortress turn tapes into digital files for you. They do a great job!
  2. Do it yourself: If you like computers, you can buy specialized equipment. Learning how to do it takes some time.
  3. Get a DVD: Some companies will put your tapes straight onto a DVD so you can watch them on a DVD player.

Tip: Look for a company like Memory Fortress that has done this before and has happy customers.

Consumer Video Tape Types1

Fact:  Over the last two years, 90% of our video customers have chosen the DVD + MP4 option.

This gives them physical DVDs that work on all players and MP4 computer files that can be replicated, emailed, put on Facebook, etc.

The cost is only $4 more per tape, and Memory Fortress offers a lifetime emergency backup of your data for this price!


  • Was the industry standard videotape for VCRs
  • Usually holds about 2 hours of footage in SP mode (standard)
  • The most popular format in the 1980s and early 1990s
  • Significant degradation of quality over time


  • A compact alternative to VHS released in 1982
  • It also plays on standard VCRs with an adapter
  • Playing time well under two hours (depends on mode)
  • Slightly less degradation than regular VHS


  • The most popular camcorder tape format through the 1990s
  • It can hold up to two hours of footage
  • Deteriorates less than VHS


  • Popular in the early 2000s
  • Plays on smaller camcorders
  • Playing time well around one hour
  • Usually, little to no degradation

Hi8 To Digital Conversion Process

It’s Easy To Transfer Movie Film, Videotapes, Old Photos, And Slides To Digital


Place Your Order

  • No need to count or sort.
  • Ship your materials to Memory Fortress.

We Scan & Review

  • Quality digitization in just five days.
  • We crop, rotate, and color-correct all images.
  • We remove dust and minor blemishes.

Fast, Safe, Convenient

  • We ship your originals and new digital memories.
  • All packages are tracked, and we back up all files.
  • Turnaround time is five business days for most orders.

Share & Enjoy

  • Share your new USB flash drive and DVDs
  • You can also download from Dropbox
  • All digital files can be shared easily on all platforms

Prices and Devices 

Cost-Effective And Efficient Services

Memory Fortress offers an affordable and efficient solution to convert your Hi8 tapes to digital.

A transparent pricing model ensures that converting original memories to digital media is cost-effective and straightforward.

This approach makes the service accessible to a broader audience, ensuring more people can preserve their cherished memories for years.

Pricing for Processing:

  • 1 tape – $20
  • 2-10 tapes – $18 each (10% off)
  • 11-20 tapes – $17 each (15% off)
  • 21-50 tapes – $16 each (20% off)
  • 51-100 tapes – $15 each (25% off)
  • 101+ tapes – $14 each (30% off)

Additional notes:

  • Betamax/PAL/Micro MV – $32 each
  • MP4 Conversion – $4 each
  • Orders under 30 tapes should take 1-2 weeks.
  • Please give us two weeks above 30 tapes.

Delivery Options:

  • DVDs – one DVD per tape. Our DVDs can hold up to 4.7GB of data each. We will split files larger than 4.7GB across two DVDs.
  • USB flash drives – We can fit as many tapes as you like on our flash drives. This is usually the better option if you have more than ten videos.
  • External hard drives – We deliver these to larger customers (usually over 40 tapes).
  • Dropbox is also an excellent option for customers who need larger quantities.
  • Digital formats – All digital files you receive will be in MP4 format.

Delivery Pricing:

  • DVDs – no additional charge for 1st DVD per tape.
  • Additional DVDs – $9 per DVD for the 2nd and all subsequent copies.
  • USB flash drives – same as on the Pricing Grid (8GB=$12, 16GB=$20, 32GB=$33, 64GB=$45, 128GB=$65, 256GB=$85), all fully loaded.
  • External hard drives – $145 for a fully loaded 1TB Seagate external drive. Custom pricing on drives greater than 1TB.
  • Dropbox – $10 flat charge. The Dropbox link is active for 14 days after you pay.

We Help You Keep The Memories For
Many Generations

How Memory Fortress Ensures The Safety And Quality Of Your Memories:

Memory Fortress prioritizes the safety and quality of your memories throughout the conversion process.

By choosing a professional service like Memory Fortress, you bypass the need for personal equipment, which might not yield the same professional results.

Our expert technicians are dedicated to handling your Hi8 tapes with the highest professionalism and technical skills.

Customer Testimonials

“Memory Fortress transformed my grandmother’s old photos into brilliant digital copies. Their photo digitizing service breathed life into our family memories!” 

Anna L

My wedding VHS tape, once deemed lost, was flawlessly transferred to a digital file format by Memory Fortress. Their VHS conversion technique is impeccable!”

James M

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Slide Scanning

We talk to people daily who have discovered boxes of old slides from vacations and special occasions that were generations ago. Let us help you bring those precious times back to life in a shareable format.

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Negative Scanning

If you have slides in a box somewhere, chances are good that you also have sleeves of negatives. This is your family history. Let us help you share the love of the generations. We’ll bring your memories to life. Call today.

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Photo Scanning

We can take that photo box and turn it into a digital format. We carefully and lovingly place all your memories on a DVD or thumb drive. This makes reminiscing and sharing easier.

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Video Transfer

Remember those old home movies? We can digitalize them on a DVD or large-capacity flash drive. You make the popcorn, and we’ll get your old film ready to share again.

Let’s Get Started!

Don’t wait to turn your Hi8 tapes into digital! Those memories are too important.
Memory Fortress can help! We do it right and make it easy for you.

Don’t let your memories fade. Let Memory Fortress help you save them today!

Keith Osbon

Keith Osbon


Keith Osbon is the founder and President of Memory Fortress.
He has been passionate about preserving his family’s history and launched the company in 2015 to address the vital need that all Americans have.

Before Memory Fortress, Keith worked as a senior executive in digital analytics, starting in 2009.

A former Army captain, he began his post-military career in 1997 as a quantitative money manager for Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan.

Keith has a BA from Duke University and an MBA from the University of Georgia.

Dustin Williams

Dustin Williams

Office Administrator

Dustin Williams is the Office Administrator at Memory Fortress. He helps oversee the business’s daily operations, assures the high quality of our work, and maintains customer satisfaction.

At Memory Fortress, Dustin ensures that your family’s memories are handled with the same utmost care and consideration he would desire for his family memorabilia.

Dustin has over eight years of experience in customer service, including his time as a Front Desk Supervisor at Hyatt Regency Atlanta.

Lori Griggs

Lori Griggs

Creative Director

Lori Griggs is the Creative Director for Memory Fortress.

She has been with the company since its inception in 2015 and has focused on photo scanning and old documents.

Lori is an avid researcher; much of our initial equipment came from her recommendations and purchases.

In addition to her contributions to Memory Fortress, she is a talented painter.

She has a BFA from Georgia Southwestern University.

We Ship Nationally

We Serve All Of The United States

It is our pleasure to serve all 50 States.

Our customers rely on us to deliver a top-quality, affordable product with a fast turnaround time.

We hope you will choose Memory Fortress when you need to convert 35 mm film and 8mm camcorder video tapes into the latest digital formats, USBs, or DVDs.

Visit the order form here when you are ready. > Order Now!

Call us today to place your order: 678-675-0014

Send us a message below if you need additional information.


People in every state have trusted the dedicated staff at Memory Fortress with their precious memories.

Alabama      Arizona      Alaska     Arkansas      California      Colorado      Connecticut

Delaware     Florida      Georgia     Hawaii          Idaho             Illinois          Indiana

Iowa            Kansas       Kentucky   Louisiana    Maine         Maryland    Massachusetts

Michigan   Minnesota     Mississippi      Missouri    Montana    Nebraska    Nevada

New Hampshire    New Jersey     New Mexico    New York    North Carolina

North Dakota     Ohio        Oklahoma    Oregon    Pennsylvania     Rhode Island

South Carolina        South Dakota      Tennessee     Texas     Utah     Vermont

Virginia      Washington      West Virginia      Wisconsin     Wyoming

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