How to Digitize and Upload 8mm Home Movie Film to YouTube®

Youtube® is more than a streaming service to share recent movies from your smartphone. Also, upload and share original content from your decades-past nostalgic home movie film.


Save Your Old Home Movies Before They Fade With Time.


Gold Dark Pink and Blue Relaxing Gradients I Miss You Friend Instagram Post 25 300x300 - How to Digitize and Upload 8mm Home Movie Film to YouTube®Have you ever wanted to watch your old home movie films and upload them to YouTube? First, have your reels of 8mm and 16mm movie film digitized through a professional digital conversion service like ScanMyPhotos.com. We explain how to get digital copies of your home movie film.

Are you looking for a way to preserve your old home movies before they fade away? We explain how to preserve your old movie film memories in a tangible format that can be shared with the next generation.

If you’re a movie buff, do you remember the harsh vinegar scent from reels of home movie film, the cellulose acetate plastic? The hissing sound of the clunky projector? The clang from the sprockets of deteriorating nitrate film? Well, if you do, then we’ve got a real treat for you.

We transfer 8mm film to DVD. We provide you with a box of prepaid reels so that you can send us your old home movies for conversion.

With the new ScanMyPhotos.com movie scanning service, you can now easily download all of those old home movie film reels. Every film frame is individually digitized to create sharp screenshots to share on all photo-sharing apps. Your old 8mm film would look AMAZING in high-definition video on your smartphone.

We offer convenient and affordable old home movie conversions from 8mm film to MP4 if you don’t have time to do it yourself.

How to Digitize Your Old Home Movies


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How to Digitize Your Old Home Movies




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With the new ScanMyPhotos.com pro movie scanning service, easily download all of those old home movie film reels. Every film frame is individually digitized to create sharp screenshots to share on all photo-sharing apps.


Are you ready to share your photo memories and digitized home movies in the metaverse (and PHOTOVERSE)?


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  • You can upload videos to YouTube in a few easy steps. Use the instructions below to upload your videos from a computer or from a mobile device.
  • Use the YouTube Android app to upload videos by recording a new video or selecting an existing one:
  • Use the YouTube Android app to upload videos by recording a new video or selecting an existing one:
  • Tap Create “” and then Upload a video.
  • Select an existing video from your gallery.
  • If your video is 60 seconds or less and has a square or vertical aspect ratio, it will be uploaded as a Short. Learn more.
  • (Optional) If your video is longer than 60 seconds and has a square or vertical aspect ratio, you can tap “Edit into a Short” to trim your video and upload it as a Short. Learn more.
  • Tap NEXT.
  • Add your video details and tap NEXT.
  • Note: The default video privacy setting for creators aged 13–17 is private. If you’re 18 or older, your default video privacy setting is set to public. Everyone can change this setting to make their video public, private, or unlisted.
  • Select “Yes, it’s made for kids” or “No, it’s not made for kids” to choose your audience. Learn more about made for kids.
  • Tap Age restriction (advanced) and select “Yes, restrict my video to viewers over 18” or “No, don’t restrict my video to viewers over 18.” Learn more about age restriction.
  • Tap UPLOAD to publish your video.

Behind-the-scene tour showing how your movie film is digitized at ScanMyPhotos


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