Transfer VHS To DVD – Preparing Your Computer

The Roxio Easy VHS to DVD video converter makes the whole digital transfer process from analog a lot easier than ever so that you can get the work done and move on with your life. The whole package is just $59 (for Windows) and $79 (for a Mac). But what kind of computer components are needed to use the converter?

To use the Roxio Easy VHS to DVD, all you really need is a computer (PC or Mac), a VCR or camcorder, and the Roxio cable to connect the two devices. You will need to install the Roxio software as well but that is about it. Your computer will most likely have everything you will need to do a VHS DVD transfer but there might be a few things you may need to add. Here is what you can do. Just take it to a local computer shop and have it looked at it to see if it meets the following requirements.


  • Windows 7 Home Premium (32 or 64 bit), Windows Vista Home Basic SP2, or Windows XP SP3 (32 bit) or SP2 (64 bit)
  • 1 GHz processor
  • 512 MB of memory
  • 1024 x 768 DirectX 9.0c graphics card with 16 bit color setting or better
  • Sound card
  • DVD ROM drive
  • 2 GB free disk drive space for initial installation
  • Windows Media Player 10 or more recent
  • Internal or external DVD burner
  • One available USB 2.0 port


  • Dual Processor Power PC G5 processor or Intel processor
  • Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5, or 10.6
  • 512 MB of memory
  • 15 GB hard disk drive space recommended
  • iMovie HD, ’08, or ’09
  • Internal or external DVD burner
  • One available USB 2.0 port

So just take this list with your computer to the local repair shop. They can check your machine against the checklist above and then you will be ready to transfer VHS to DVD with the Roxio Easy VHS to DVD video converter. Good luck – now get going!

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