What you will get

We digitize and process your media in our digitization factory were we handle all types of media for our B2B customers from Broadcast and Media, Sports, National Archives and Libraries, Universities and Research Institutions, Governments as well as Art and Galleries.

You can choose for the On-Demand digitization service a variety of digital delivery methods for your digitized master files and choose between different file format options. If you don't find your format or if you have larger volumes and look plan for a bespoke project, please contact our team. We are happy to help as our main business is very large scale digitisation and migration projects.

What file formats do you offer?

Video/Film - Production Master Formats

Production Master Formats are high quality files in compressed format for Production and Production Environment use. We can provide formats which are suitable for the main editing systems (Apple Final Cut, Adobe Premier, Avid Media Composer) and widely supported in digital workflow environments. Film in the MemnonBOX service will always be digitised in HD format only. If you require other formats or resolution or more details, please contact our help.

Production Master:

Format Specifications

MPEG2 IMX SD / MPEG2 XDCam HD422

For SD: MPEG2 IMX D-10 with 30 or 50 Mbps Bitrate
For HD: MPEG2 XDCam HD with 50 Mbps Bitrate

ProRes 422

For SD: ProRes 422 Format in Normal at 47 Mbps
For HD: ProRes 422 Format in Normal at 147 Mbps

DNxHD/VC-3

For HD: DNxHD 80-100 (depending on Framerate) 4.2.2. 8bit

AVC100

For HD: AVC Intro 100 4.2.2. 10 bit at 100 Mbps

DV25

For SD: DV 4.1.1. with 25 Mbps

MPEG4 H.264

For SD: MPEG4 H.264 4.2.0. 10 Mbps
For HD: MPEG4 H.264 4.2.0. 20 Mbps

Video/Film - Preservation Formats

Preservation Formats are long term preservation formats. Generally for Archival purposes and institutions or organisations who need to keep the digital formats as digital master versions for long term future preservation and this often as either uncompressed or in an open source format. This is optional if your organisation requires such formats.

Please note that the Preservation Master Formats are very large files. We only recommend LTO Delivery option due to the size of the data. If cloud option is required the data will be transfer only using storage appliances service of the providers (i.e. Amazon Snowball or Azure Data Box).

Preservation Master:

Format Specification

Uncompressed

Uncompressed AVI. Between 200 and 800 Mbps

FFV1

FFV1 is a lossless compression open source format

Video/Film - Proxy Formats

Proxy Formats are lower resolution copies used for previews and easier handling. These files are often used for browsing content and for online viewing with lower bandwidth and heavily compressed.

Proxy Formats:

Format Specification

MPEG4 H.264

For SD: MPEG4 H.264 1.0 Mbps
For HD: MPEG4 H.264 2.5 Mbps

Audio - Formats

WAV/BWF files are uncompressed wave formats used in most broadcast and preservation environments. MP3 and OGG Vorbis are compressed audio formats which offer different compression efficiencies.  

Proxy Formats:

Format Specification

WAV / BWF

Transfer at 96 kHz, 24 bit Audio bit depth, PCM

MP3

Transfer at 48 kHz with compression bandwidth at 384 kbit/s

OGG Vorbis

Transfer at 48 kHz with compression bandwidth at 128 kbit/s

Photos - Formats

We offer following Audio format

Proxy Formats:

Format Specification

Uncompressed TIFF

TIFF 6.0, 48 bit color RGB, embed color profile Adobe RGB1998
Uncompressed (negative images will be inverted)

Prints: 600 ppi
Slides, 35mm Films: 2,800-4000 ppi (ranging to approx. 600 ppi for 8”x10” originals)

JPEG

24 bit color
Compression at low

Spatial Resolution: 150 ppi

How do I get my files?

Hard Drives

If you choose the HDD option, we will deliver on external USB 3.0 hard drives. The price of the media is included and the drives will be shipped with the return of your media.

LTO6 or 7

We support for our On-Demand service LTO6 and LTO7 delivery option. The LTO's are LTFS formatted that you can also read them in stand-along LTO drives. Media price is included.

Online

If you want the files online, we offer an upload into AWS S3 buckets or Microsoft Azure Blob Storage. Your selected datacenter zone need to be in Europe. generally, we upload using appliances (i.e. AWS Snowball or Azure Data Box)

Common Questions

Do you have more questions? Please go to our Customer Service area and check out our Common Questions page or
please feel free contact us through the Live Chat or email us directly.

Our BOX Service

Check out our simple BOX service. Digitize your archive and old footage in just three simple steps. You get everything from us arranged.

You just select and pack, we do all the rest and provide you with all you need:

Box and Packaging

Receive the boxes and packing you need. No need to hunt for banana boxes or buy from a moving firm.

Barcodes and Instructions

We provide barcodes for every media carrier you want us to digitize.

Shipping included, with Pickup or Drop off

Pre-paid shipping label to send to us and return shipping is included. We pick up or just drop off.