What Audio or Video Tape Format is This?

A Picture Guide to Old Audio & Video Tapes and Film

You probably have a box or archive filled with many different types of old video tapes and film. Many magnetic, digital, audio and video tape formats as well as film and audio reels exist. If you’re not sure what you’ve got in your boxes of legacy tapes, check out the pictures below. Let us know what you’ve got and we’ll work on a plan to convert, modernize and bring new life to your tapes and film.

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Old betacam professional video tape

Betacam SP

Old betacam SX professional video tape

Betacam SX

Old u-matic professional video tape

3/4" U-Matic

Old u-matic SP professional video tape

3/4" SP Umatic

DV Cam professional video tape

DV Cam

DVC Pro 25 tape, DVC Pro 50 tape

DVC Pro 25 & 50

old 1" analog magnetic video tape format

1" Tape

digital betacam tape format

Digital Betacam

D-2 video tape format


Convert VHS to Digital - Product Photo of VHS to be digitized


S-VHS video tape format


VHS-C video tape format


Betamax video tape format


8mm film, 8mm MP tape format


Hi-8mm video tape format


Digital 8 video tape format

Digital 8

Mini DV video tape format

Mini DV

Old Film Reels Format

Film Reels

Audio reel format photo

1/4" Reel to Reel

DAT audio tape format


mini audio disc format

Mini Disc

standard audio cassette tape format

Audio Cassette

mini audio cassette tape format from old dictation and voicemail machines

Micro Cassette

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