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How to Convert a VHS to DVD on My iMac

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If you have home movies or other videos on VHS videotape, you might want to convert them to DVD format so that you can more easily share them. With an iMac and a VHS-to-DVD converter, you can save those videos to your hard drive or burn them directly

How to Convert a VHS to DVD on My iMac

If you have home movies or other videos on VHS videotape, you might want to convert them to DVD format so that you can more easily share them. With an iMac and a VHS-to-DVD converter, you can save those videos to your hard drive or burn them directly to a DVD.

Skill level:Easy

Things you need

iMacVHS player or analogue video cameraVHS-to-DVD converterRCA jacksDVD

Instructions

1 Install the software that comes with a VHS-to-DVD converter. Various brands are available (see Resources section).

2

How to Convert a VHS to DVD on My iMac

Plug the RCA jacks (the red and white audio jacks and the yellow video jack) into the "output" section of your VHS player in the same way you would connect it to a television.

3 Plug the other end of the jacks into the corresponding red, white and yellow inputs on the VHS-to-DVD converter.

4 Plug the converter into your iMac. The converter might use a USB or FireWire connection, both of which are available on the iMac.

5 Follow the prompts from the converter's software to import the video onto the iMac or burn it directly to a DVD.

Tips and warnings

Videos take up a lot of space on your computer's hard drive. Check that you have adequate disk space before importing videos.

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