How do I record video from my computer onto a VCR?

Plug the 3 audio/video cables from the output of the VHS player to the input of the video capture device. Plug the capture device into the USB port of your computer and install its software. Then play the VHS and record on the computer.

Can I connect my VCR to my computer?

Can you link a VHS player to a laptop?

All you’ll need is a computer, a VCR and an adapter so that you can upload the video that’s playing in your VCR straight onto your computer or laptop. An adapter can run you anywhere from around $10 to $80.

Can you record over VHS movies?

Yes you can. Just cover the erase protection cutout with some tape and your recorder will be able to record over commercially produced pre-recorded tapes. Sure you can, though you’ll need to find a working VHS recorder, since the last production line shut down a few years back.

How do I play a VHS video?