Digital Conversion Equipment
The library has equipment that can be checked out to use at home that will help you convert media such as photos, audio cassettes and CDs to digital files.
Kodak Scanza Digital Film & Slide Scanner
- Converts 35mm, 126, 110, Super 8 & 8mm film negatives & slides to JPEG.
- Includes 3 film adapter trays, 3 inserts, HDMI cord, AV cord, power cord & instructions.
- Also includes a 32GB SanDisk SD Card & USB Card reader for uploading photos to computer.
Cassette Tape to Digital Converter
- To use as a converter, requires installation of free program “Audacity” on your computer.
- Can be used as an audio cassette player with headphones attached.
- Includes USB cord and instructions.
External USB CD/DVD/RW Drive
- Use the USB to plug into your laptop or computer to read, rip, burn, or write to CDs or DVDs.
ClearClick Video to Digital Converter
- ClearClick Video to Digital Converter 2.0 helps you transfer videotapes to digital format with the touch of a button.
- Includes RCA cable (Red/White/Yellow cord) and high speed USB stick for storing video and transferring to computer.
- Does not include VHS player—you must have your own VCR, camcorder, or other device to play the original content.
- Watch the video below for more info.
VHS to DVD Converter
- This equipment cannot be checked out, but is available for in-library use. Reservations can be made by Fremont cardholders only for a 4-hour time slot. Others may use it on a walk-in basis if openings are available, but a Library Card is still required.
- You must purchase the DVDs from the library to ensure a successful conversion. They cost $.25 each.
- Please obey all copyright laws and do not use the conversion equipment to convert copyrighted videos to DVD - it will not be successful.
- We also have a mini-cassette to VHS adapter for conversion, but cannot accommodate 8mm at this time.
We encourage you to watch the instructional video before your visit to help you get started right away with your reservation.
Video Editing Software
The library does not offer video editing software, but there are many free free editing tools on the internet.
Free Video Editing Software from Tom's Guide
Best Video Editing Software for Beginners from Comparitech