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VIDBOX - Video Conversion for Mac - Black/White-Angle_Standard

VIDBOX - Video Conversion for Mac - Black/White

Model: HON787800F221SKU: 2131007

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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    "Just Unbelievable"

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    CarlosG
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    This Vidbox For Mac is just unbelievable. Application was easy to install and setup was a breeze. Only takes a few cables and you are ready to clicks to record all VHS tape to digital right unto your mac. After transferring my first old 80s family vhs tapes this little box already pay for itself "priceless". Only downside is that you need to play your vhs movies and let it wrong until the end of your video to stop recording, however if you know the length of the video you could setup a time for recording and this little box with the application will stop at the end of that time from recording. Other then that I am very happy with this purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great way to transfer old videos to digital

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    Fotobuff
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    Easy to hook up and use. Was able to transfer four old tapes to my computer and share them with family using Dropbox or making a DVD. Quality is diminished but acceptable. Inexpensive if you have a lot of tapes to transfer compared to using a service which can be pricey. A negative is that you have to sit there while it does it in real time so it can be time consuming. I hope to use it for the many tapes I have stored. Any truly special videos I will likely have a professional service do after I make my own for insurance. It can be buggy at times but overall it works well and I am satisfied.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Got wonderful results!

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    Allie
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    Frustrated with a more expensive product I had previously purchased (which I returned), I decided to try VidBox for Mac. Am I glad I did! Easy to install; my old VHS cassettes copied without a glitch and I couldn’t be happier! I had in the past converted VHS tapes to digital through Costco, but it was a lot more cost effective to purchase VidBox and convert all of my old videos. A lot of money saved! Anyone who has an ear and who has old VHS videos will hear me recommend VidBox! Hope it works as well for others as it has for me!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Results & Absolutely idiot proof

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    VHSDad
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    Two minutes to load the included software. The hardest thing was finding my best VHS player to use. Used a JVC S-VHS machine with gold cables. Sent to my i-mac 27 Sierra. 40 hours of video transferred so far-about 160 hours to go. Flawless recording so far. Not even a single dropped frame. Set the time to match the length of the original recording, press play and record and walk away. .mov files created automatically when recording is finished. Just remember that the finished file will never be any better than the original analogue but it's pretty close.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Saved me money

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    aims
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    It's very easy to use but the program shuts often. If you have a large VHS/Hi8 collection to transfer to digital, you'll only be able to transfer a few videos at a time. Then you'll have to restart the program. Also, double check your videos to make sure the sound transferred properly. I have a few videos where the sound didn't match up with the mouth movement or what was happening at the time. I had to re-record them. Overall, this probably saved me a couple of hundred dollars to transfer old videos on my own. It was a good buy!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Pretty much idiot proof

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    Flyer33
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    Five minutes to load software onto my iMac. Picked my best S-VHS VCR for playback(JVC). Vidbox has connections for standard RCA or S-VHS cables. With a few clicks you choose your inputs and recording time. Press 'Play' on your VCR and click 'Record' on your computer and Vidbox does the rest. Drag and drop the finished file anywhere you want. Already digitized 85 2 hour tapes flawlessly. Did a frame by frame side by side playback comparison of a 5gig .mov recording with a 25gig .dv recording. Vidbox for Mac wins.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great purchase

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    DLHuff
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    Saw how expensive it can be to have my 8mm video tapes and old VHS tapes professionally converted to DVD, to computer files, etc, so I thot I would give this converter box a go. So far, I have been very pleased. Have converted 17 of my tapes without difficulty and have put some edited versions into the cloud fpr my family to watch elsewhere. Easy to set up and use. Also, you are NOT limited to the 6 min video segments that is mentioned in the software. I have one file that was an hour long.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works well

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    RMSVideo
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    I purchased this exclusively to transfer VHS tapes to a digital format. I have successfully transferred about ten hours of tapes and everything has gone smoothly! Quality is as good as when I was recording VHS tape with a digital 8 camcorder and then importing to the computer. The provided software has not crashed or frozen at all. The UI is simple and to the point. I have used it on a new 5k iMac along with an older 2012 iMac. Works great on both.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy to use and great Video quality.

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    jeepgod
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    I purchased this to replace my Roxio easy to VHS that died after 3 years of use. The first thing I noticed was that the software was a lot easier to install and get working. The device produces better image quality and more vivid colors. Overall I am very impressed with this device and even retransferred a few VHS that I had previously done as I felt the color and picture quality was worth it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    A little work to figure out at first

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    nebulashine
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    Spent 2 days trying to figure out how to get it to work with my Mac Book. But works OK once I FINALLY got it going. Just wish there was a way for me to know if the entire thing would fit on the DVD drive or not. Its not until its done burning that I find out it cut out the last like 5 minutes. And for old home videos from 20+ years ago, every minute counts! I wonder if there anything else out there that is more user-friendly?

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Does the job.

    Posted
    Novice
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    It's pretty easy to use and lets me control exactly what I want to copy. You can make copies of the files very easily for backup. The only issue I've had is that it will kick you out of the program periodically when dragging what you've saved into the file. This is not a good device if you have poor eyesight as the viewing screen in the program is relatively small.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easily convert old home movies to digital

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    teacher383
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    This is exactly what I was looking for! You plug an old camcorder, vcr or other video player with RCA cables/S-video and you then plug the vidbox into your computer. Then, using the software, you capture the video as you play it on the camcorder or video player. I have already converted 3-4 8mm tapes into digital .mov files. I wish I had gotten this sooner!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works great on my IMac

    Posted
    Doug
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    I had purchased another VHS converter before, and I had trouble with it not capturing sound but this one is simple to use and works great. Just connect it to your VCR and to your Mac and start recording. You need lots of memory or an external drive to store recordings or burn direct to a DVD.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Bringing the past back alive!!

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    Ghostboy
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    This device was great! My grandma had over 50 VHS tapes of Home movies that were deteriorating every day. This product let me use a standard VHS player and digitize my grandmas memories with ease. 10/10 would recommend.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Worth the money

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    Greenuser
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    This item is fairly easy to use. Load the software and you can view your video while recording to your computer. You can then copy to a DVD or edit in iMovie or other program. The only minus is if you stop for a reason you can't just continue.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great item & easy setup

    Posted
    ToddMR
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    I recently got a Mac mini and wanted to record our wedding video to DVD. I found this item and saw the good reviews. It was very simple to hook up and I had no issues with using it at all.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Gets the job done

    Posted
    EmDev
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    I am pretty happy with this item. It did what I wanted it to do. Converted 20 videos so far and I am happy with the quality. The set up is quite easy and straightforward. Very easy to use.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Works OK with Mac

    Posted
    Good
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    It froze up a few times and although it is for a Mac, I left it plugged in and it really caused my Mac to glitch. Only plug it in when using and it helps. Works good to transfer old videos tho.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    GREAT AND SIMPLE

    Posted
    CONVERTER1

    THIS CONVERTED MY OLD VHS MOVIES TO MY MAC IMOVIES WITHOUT ANY HASSLE. TRIED OTHER SYSTEMS AND THAT WAS A NIGHTMARE. I WOULD GIVE THIS A 10 IF I COULD. THANK YOU VIIDBOX

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Solid Product - Worked Great

    Posted
    Jackdonkey13
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    I needed to convert a VHS tape to digital. This Vidbox product was easy to use and did a great job of doing what it was supposed to do. If you need to convert VHS tapes and you have a Mac buy this product.

    I would recommend this to a friend