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Friday, June 29th, 2018 Free Photo and Video Organization

Our goal is to help your family organize your collection of pictures into a coherent archive.

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Thursday, June 14th, 2018 Introducing Timeline Zoom

The latest feature for your timeline allows zooming in and out to view from 1 to 250 images on screen at once.

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Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 Mom Moments by Cyril

As I was scrolling through my Memorable archive, the first thing that I noticed is the giant smile on my mother’s face during all of my special moments. Only recently did I realize that these moments were not only big events to me but that they were even bigger moments for her.

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Thursday, May 4th, 2017 Mom Moments by Dan

Having all my photos and videos in my Memorable timeline is really great for me since my mom now lives in Florida while I live in Chicago. The ability to seamlessly upload and sync all my photos and video to my Memorable cloud make it very easy for me to share what I'm doing in my life with her and the rest of my family.

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Monday, April 24th, 2017 Mom Moments by Steve

While scrolling through my Memorable timeline on the go on my phone or browsing and uploading new images on my laptop, my mom is always with me. She’s in my archive even when I can’t make it over for dinner. Reminding me to keep smiling and keep working hard. Thank you for everything Mom!

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Thursday, August 11th, 2016 What is Cloud Storage?

The first time I logged into AOL in the 1990’s and heard “You’ve got mail” I was using a “Cloud” service that allowed me to send, receive, and store emails.

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Saturday, July 2nd, 2016 60+ Amazing Things You Can Do With Memorable's Photo Video Software

Your photos and videos represent unlimited potential in how they can be viewed, organized, shared, edited, and much more. Find out all the amazing applications possible with Memorable's state-of-the-art software system.

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Monday, March 21st, 2016 What if every picture from your ENTIRE life could be organized on a timeline?

Is it a mere dream to imagine that our life’s memories could actually, one day, through technological magic and wizardry reunite? That our life’s moments captured between birth and today come together as the ultimate family reunion and we could finally live happily ever after?!

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Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 Why DVDs are Dead

One thing that often lingers through my mind is...dun dun dun...the general effectiveness of memory preservation. I remember when my dad took his old films to a local shop in St. Louis, where they were transferred to a VHS tape. As one would have guessed, we cannot watch that anymore. Therefore, that method was definitely NOT very effective. It’s always a challenge to offer a permanent solution to a recurring problem. Unfortunately what was once viewed as an advanced solution to preserving family memories is now quickly becoming obsolete. That’s right - I’m talking about DVDs!

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Thursday, October 1st, 2015 4 Ways to Share Videos Online

If you're like most people, sharing videos can be a tedious chore. You might encounter slow internet speeds, file size limits, or even incompatibility between PC/Mac computers when sending videos for personal or business reasons. We've done the work and are excited to share 4 popular ways to share videos online.

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Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 Film Scanning Highlights

Here at Pixcel we are very honored to have the distinguished privilege to work with families and organizations that place trust in our hands every day to handle some of the most precious moments in US history.

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Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 Why people still transfer to DVD in 2015

It's 2015 and many folks still choose to transfer their media, whether its 8mm film reels, VHS tapes, or regular photographs to DVD. Why is this not the exception but the norm?

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Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 Reagan at Northern Illinois University

Media Source: 8mm Kodachrome Film Duration: 1 min 30 seconds Year: 1954 Location: Northern Illinois University - DeKalb, Illinois

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 Coca-Cola Restored

Enjoy the refreshing restoration of an iconic scene from the beginning of the 20th century.

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Friday, February 21st, 2014 Film Transfer Service Guide

Are your 8mm, super 8, or 16mm films in need of a professional film transfer service guide to travel from the 1920's-80's into 2014 and onto the future?

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Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 8mm to DVD - Chicago

Transferring 8mm to DVD is a service that can produce results that must be seen to believed - and Chicago has one of the best film transfer companies in the country, Pixcel.

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Sunday, February 16th, 2014 The 8mm to DVD Expert Guide

Transferring 8mm to DVD is a highly technical process which requires the perfect blend of state-of-the-art equipment, professional expertise, and love.

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Thursday, March 28th, 2013 35mm Film Popularity in the United States (amateur photography)

In part one of our inquiry into the popularity of different visual recording media through numbers, we look at the rise of 35mm camera shipments in the early 1970's, the growth of color photographs taken, and the general decline of color transparencies (35mm slides).

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Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 Convert VHS to DVD: SD or HD?

To Convert VHS to DVD, a video transfer process to retain maximum picture quality is required, whether converting VHS to DVD at home or using a video to DVD transfer service. Is standard definition sufficient or is HD necessary to retain the best quality?

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Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 Video Compression: 10 tips for best quality

Compression has many benefits along with a few pitfalls to avoid. Here is my top ten tips for getting the best quality while compressing video.

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Monday, March 4th, 2013 Analog vs. Film Longevity

Analog tapes start deteriorating as soon as the moment they are recorded. Alternatively, film stock is known to last for decades with minimal degradation.