How It Works

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How It Works

Every memory you send our way will be hand-checked and digitized in our facility by pro technicians who convert photos, film and tape every day. We’ve made digitizing memories easy.

It’s simple and easy

Southtree takes care of everything just fill, send, and enjoy.



Pack your Southtree box with all your analog media. We include safety barcodes for every item, and a pre-paid return shipping label. Hand your package to the mail carrier, pat yourself on the back, and let us take it form here.


Our team of professionals will digitize every item, by hand, with personalized updates provided at each step. Your memories will be digitized at our 3 acre, 50,000 square foot campus.


You’ll receive your original recorded moments back, plus perfectly preserved digital copies on thumb drive, the cloud or DVD. Gather the family and begin reliving your memories. Tissues not included.

What's in the box?

Your memories require safe transport so we’ll send everything needed for a snug fit.

Southtree Box

We send you a box to fill with your home movies, photos, or film.

  1. Keeps your analog media safe in the mail.

  2. Great as a keepsake and storage for your analog media once it's been digitized.

  3. Simply pack with your items, use filler material as needed. 

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Barcode Sheet

Barcodes ensure your analog media is properly tracked throughout the entire process.

  1. You'll get 3, 6, 12 or 24 prepaid barcodes depending on what Southtree Box size you select. 

  2. We'll send extra barcodes in case you'd like to add items to your order. 

  3. These will be scanned up to a dozen times!

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Shipping Label

Every Southtree Box includes a pre-paid return mailing label for you to use when sending us your analog media.

  1. Simply place the shipping label on the outside of your box and send! 

  2. Conveniently drop your packed Southtree Box off at any UPS location. 

  3. Includes tracking to ensure safe delivery. 

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Welcome Guide with Instructions

The Welcome Guide is a step-by-step guide for how to safely pack up and send in your items.

  1. Walks you through the simple instructions. 

  2. Includes a final checklist to make sure your Southtree Box is ready to send. 

  3. Answers frequently asked questions.

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Barcodes for Each Item

Ensures safe tracking of your items while they are digitally preserved. These are part of the barcode sheet.

  1. Each barcode will be scanned up to a dozen times! 

  2. Simply apply a barcode to each item you want converted.

  3. We'll include extra barcode labels for any extra items you'd like to send in.

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Choose what you get back!

Order Tracking

Worry not! We’ll keep in touch throughout the entire process.

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Order Tracking

Worry not! We’ll keep in touch throughout the entire process.

Digitize Your Home Movies and Photos

Any budget, any collection size. Choose the perfect Legacybox for your family.

More sizes to choose from

Any budget, any collection size. Choose the perfect Southtree Box for your family.

Where All the Magic Happens

With over a decade of experience, our team of nearly 200 are passionate about preserving memories. Our 3 acre, 50,000 square foot production campus is located right here in the U.S. where we preserve thousands of home movies every single day.

10+ Years Experience

10+ Years Experience

Southtree is the industry leader with over a decade of experience.

Trust is in our DNA

Trust is in our DNA

Trust is in our DNA. All orders are digitized right here in the United States.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

Satisfaction Guaranteed

If you’re not happy, neither are we. We’ll work to make it right, or your money back.

Informed at Every Step

Informed at Every Step

Our exclusive, barcoded, online tracking system provides up to 12 e-mailed updates from start to finish.