How many do you want to digitize?
What do you want to get back?
Converter Box, 1 Thumb Drive
Mix & Match Photos, Negatives or Slides All Formats

How It Works

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.


  • DataDVD 1
    High quality digital encoding: MPEG-4 H.264, 640×480, 2500 kbps, 128 kbps AAC audio. If you don’t know the specs, don’t worry. They’re made to work on any computer.
  • DataDVD 2
    Edit Ready
    Every DataDVD contains a digital file ready to edit with your favorite editing software, including iMovie, Premiere, Pinnacle Studio, and more.
  • DataDVD 3
    Mac or PC
    No discrimination here, although we might have a favorite. DataDVDs work perfectly on a Mac or PC. Simply insert, copy the digital file, and voilà
  • DataDVD 4
    Infinite Possibilities
    Digital files open up a world of creative options, including editing, social sharing, and viewing on your computer or mobile device.
  • DataDVD 5
    Real-Time Updates
    We understand how important these moments are, so we’ve developed an amazing order tracking system that provides you updates every step of the way.
  • DataDVD 6
    Made in the USA
    Unlike others in our industry, we process and check every order by hand here in the high-tech hub of the South, Chattanooga.

Common Questions

How does it work?

Our mail-in service is simple and easy. Just send us your Southtree kit, filled with old home movies or pictures. We'll do the rest, digitizing all your recorded moments to DVD or digital. Every Southtree kit includes a welcome guide with instructions, safety barcodes for every item, a pre-paid return mailing label, and a sturdy Southtree box for safe packing and sending.

What can I get digitized?

Our team of trained Technicians can digitize 19 different types of analog media to DVD, Thumb Drive or Digital Download.


  • VHS
  • VHS-C
  • Hi8
  • Video 8
  • MiniDV
  • Betamax
  • MicroMV
  • PAL
  • Digital 8
  • Camcorder


  • 8mm
  • 16mm


(25 pictures = 1 item)

  • Prints
  • 35mm slides
  • 35mm negatives


  • Audio Cassette
  • Cassette Tape
  • Compact Cassette
  • Reel-to-Reel
How long does it take?

It takes 4 - 6 weeks once we receive your filled Southtree kit. You'll receive regular email updates throughout the whole process with access to a personal concierge to answer all your questions.

Updated along the way

Memories are personal, so are we. That's why we're committed to keeping you informed at every step in the digitizing process. Log in to track your order at any time! Plus, every item you send is barcoded and tracked from start to finish. You’ll receive up to a dozen e-mailed updates throughout our process.

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What do I get back?

You'll receive your original analog media plus digitized and ready to relive digital copies on your choice of DVD, Thumb Drive or Digital Download. Our team of professionals carefully converts all analog media by hand, right here in the United States.

Thumb Drive

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Digital Download

Add Digital Download


Add DVD Set

All your original media

DVDs are going the way of the Dodo. Take control of your memories with digital files.

DVDs are the perfect format for playback on your TV or computer, but what if you want to get started editing you home movies into a digital masterpiece? Southtree's DataDVDs contain a digital file perfect for your computer. Our digital files work on Mac or PC, are encoded to preserve the quality of your home movies, and work in major editing program of can be shared online. DataDVDs are for editing or playing on your computer. They do not play in a standard DVD player.

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