How does Southtree digitization work?

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What does Southtree have to do with digitization and what’s a Southtree Converter Box? Great questions, let’s answer them!

What is digitization?

Digitization is taking old home analog media - things like pictures, videotapes, and film - and turning them into digital files that you can use on new devices - computers, smartphones, and tablets.

Why does this matter? Because they're your memories. Once they're gone, they're gone. But with digital versions, they're easier to use, have a longer shelf life, and require much less upkeep than that of their analog counterparts.

How does digitization work and what’s a Southtree Converter Box?

There are few ways to digitize things, but at Southtree (that's us) we use special machines that run your old media through them, converting your memories into digital files. They're kind of like the scanners you have it home, but specially made and much larger.

Southtree makes it incredibly easy to submit your analog media for digitizing. All you have to do is go on to and pick out a package based on the type of analog media you're sending in and how many items you have to digitize. Pricing is based on the number of items you're planning to send.

We’ll then send you a special box for you to pack all of your precious memories in to. You’ll label analog media items with our safety barcodes, send your order to us using the prepaid shipping label we include in your customized welcome packet, and we’ll handle the rest. We’ll take amazing care of your memories when they arrive to us, safely unpack and digitized them, and then send you back all your original media items along with the digital copies on a thumb drive or discs (depending on what you select when you place your order).

Why Choose Southtree?

Southtree is the most reputable company offering this service with over a decade of experience. Our team of our nearly 200 are passionate about preserving your memories. Our 50,000 square foot production campus is located right here in the U.S. where we preserve thousands of memories every single day. Better yet, we make it simple. Just send in your Southtree kit filled with your old media and we’ll do the rest - digitizing your memories onto DVD, thumb drive, or the cloud. It's like magic! So, what are you waiting for?

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