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Free USB driveOld analogue media won't last forever. Convert your slides to digital now and view your unique memories with family and friends on TV, your computer and tablet.

We've got a gift for you! Take benefit and you’ll receive a free USB drive for your scanned slides. The promotion is valid until 30/04/2024.

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Price per slide
up to 500 slides
€0.17
501-1,500 slides €0.13
1,501-2,500 slides €0.11
from 2,501 slides €0.08
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Convert slides:
Your benefits

  • Best-price-guarantee
  • Quality guarantee
  • Proven customer satisfaction
  • All slide formats and magazine types
  • Slide scans with up to 6,200 dpi
  • Slides on DVD, USB drive or as digital download

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We recorded several decades of our band history on slides. Many of these memories were digitized by DIAFIX. The team and the results really convinced us.

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Wolfgang Niedecken (BAP front man)

Dias digitalisieren mit Dia-Scanner aus Diamagazin2.5 minutes for one slide scan: This is how much time it takes for doing it by yourself. In addition, high quality requires an expensive scanner. You can save your time and money: MEDIAFIX is the market leader for scanning slides and converts your slides to digital starting at €0.08 per slide – with best-price-guarantee.

It pays off to scan slides at MEDIAFIX: If you have your slides scanned at MEDIAFIX, you will benefit from the lowest price – this is what we will promise with our best-price-guarantee. We scan slides starting at €0.08. Of course you will get your precious memories back in an excellent image quality.

If you want, you can compare our prices with other scanning providers and convince yourself. You’ll see: MEDIAFIX is the perfect slide scanning service for you, since we use advanced technologies to produce on our own.

Our price for scanning your slides includes:

  • Slide scanning in 2,900 dpi: We scan your slides with a resolution of at least 2,900 dpi
  • Exact order: Of course we will maintain the exact order of your slides, so you get them back as delivered.
  • Saving as JPG: We save your slides as JPG files. This format allows you to view your digitized slides on any device, e. g. your computer, tablet or smartphone.

For an average order of 1,000 slides in Standard+ quality with a resolution of 4,250 dpi, storage on an USB drive and optional compressed air treatment, which can remove dust and dirt for the most part, MEDIAFIX charges €0,19 per slide. Our competition is often significantly more expensive.

  • Scan slides at the market leader
  • More than 64 Access points in Europe
  • Personal advice by phone, e-mail or on-site
  • We scan all slide formats and types of magazines
  • Perfect colors by post-processing at MEDIAFIX
  • Slides on DVD, USB drive or as digital download

Slide scanning – overview of your benefits:

Price-performance: Best-price-guarantee
Resolution: Up to 6,200 dpi
Quality: Test winner at n-tv
Advice: By phone / e-mail / on-site
Delivery: 64 Access points / by post
Formats: All types of frames and magazines
Storage: Slides on DVD, USB drive or as digital download

Do you still have old slide pictures of special moments with your family? Then you shouldn’t lose any time and have your slides scanned. Like all old media, slides won’t last forever. These valueable memories will decrease in quality with time. In fact, slides start to show signs of age after already 20 years*.

*Source: Wilhelm, Henry (1993): The Permanence and Care of Color Photographs

Slide films are very sensitive. External influence like humidity and sunlight will ruin your pictures. That’s why you should have your slides digitized:

  • Color fadings: Fading colors are the first sign of age. Saturation and brilliance will lessen.
  • Color casts: Material starts to change with time. This leads to color casts, which means that colors start to shift in a certain direction.
  • Mould: Often slides are stored in the attic or in the cellar, where they are exposed to temperature fluctuation and and humidity. This causes mould, which attacks the slide material.
  • No optimal storage conditions: At 7° degrees room temperature and a humidity of 15% slides have optimal storage conditions. It’s quite difficult to achieve this conditions in reality.
  • No slide projector: Even if your slides are in a good condition,  you need a working slide projector and also a suitable projection surface.

If you have your slides scanned today, you save some valuable moments and avoid further signs of age. Any questions? Our customer service will gladly give you advice!

If you convert your slides, you don’t only save your precious memories. You also have many other possibilities!

  • Share your slide scans with your friends and family in the whole world.
  • Easily enjoy your scans on TV, tablet or a projector.
  • Duplicate your slides as much as you want: Create several backup copies.
  • Archive the recordings of your and your family’s life like you want to.
  • Design and give away special pictures as a photo gift.
  • Print your shots as a high-quality wall print.

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We digitize these slide formats for you

Format Properties Price per slide
35mm
(24x36mm)

· the most common slide format

· also called 35mm due to its width

from €0.08
Medium-format
(4×4 to 6x9cm)

· significantly higher resolution and sharpness than 35mm

· popular among demanding photographers

from €0.84
Large-format
(9×12 to 30x40cm)

· highest possible image quality

· professional standard especially in architectural photography

from €2.49
Minox and Pocket (8×11 resp. 13x17mm)

· exotic formats

· mostly low image quality

from €0.45
Instamatic
(28x28mm)

· easier insertion of films into the camera

· very popular because of the square format

from €0.45
Half-format
(18×24 to 24x24mm)

· the same film as for 35mm format

· exposed in classic silent film format 18x24mm

· by AGFA extended to 24x24mm

from €0.33
Panorama format (24x60mm)

· increased viewing angle

· significantly more image content

· especially popular in landscape photography

from €0.84

35 mm (24x36mm)Kleinbild-Dia mit Kindermotiv

The 35 mm format is by far the most common slide format. Due to its width it is also called 35mm film. We digitize 35mm slides for you starting at €0.08 per piece.

Medium-format (4x4cm to 6x9cm)mittelformate-scannen

Medium-format slides are sharper and have a higher resolution than 35 mm images. Because of its excellent image quality, it is still popular with professional photographers today.

Large-format (9x12cm to 30x40cm)

Slides taken in large-format are produced at great expense and in very small numbers. They are used in areas where the highest precision is required, for example in architectural photography.

Minox and pocket format (1.1×0.8cm resp. 1.7×1.3cm)

Minox and pocket formats are not widely used. Because the cameras that took these formats were not technically very advanced, the slides are often not correctly exposed.

Half-format (1.8×2.4cm to 2.4×2.4cm)

In half-format, the classic 35mm film is exposed, but not with the usual 24×36mm, but in the silent film cinema format of 18x24mm. A shot in half format is exactly half the size of a 35mm slide. AGFA further developed the half format to 2.4×2.4cm.

Instamatic (2.8×2.8cm)

The Instamatic format simplified film loading considerably and was very popular because of its square dimensions, which were revolutionary at the time.

Panorama format (2.4×6 cm)

In the panorama format, the usual 35mm film is used. However, the larger viewing angle allows the reproduction of a much larger image content. The panorama format is particularly suitable for landscape photography.

In our price list we have listed the prices for digitizing the different slide formats for you.

If you would like to have your slides digitized but don’t know what format your slides are, that’s no problem! Our customer service will be happy to help you.

MEDIAFIX processes these frame types

We digitize all slide formats and frame types. We are also happy to digitize special formats and unframed or damaged slides for you.

Dia mit PlastikrahmenPlastic frames

Most slides are framed with plastic frames. These allow the highest long-term stability and smooth digitization with maximum quality.

Glass frames

Glass frames allow the slide to lie almost perfectly flat. However, the lack of air circulation between the glass and the image very often results in mould. If you want to have slides digitized that are already older and have a glass frame, we recommend our wet cleaning service. This way you get the best possible result from the slide scan.

Cardboard frames

Cardboard frames are largely unusable for archiving. They are only durable to a limited extent and are easily damaged by external influences. In addition, the adhesive comes off over time, so that the slide slips in the frame and can only be projected with considerably more effort.

Kodachrome DiaKodachrome

The very popular Kodachrome film was framed by Kodak in its own type of frame. The relief-like surface of the slide is reflected in the light. While many slide scanners are unable to process this frame, MEDIAFIX is perfectly prepared for it.

Which slide magazines are there?

Slide magazines are suitable for storage because they are designed to be lightproof, but their construction allows air circulation. MEDIAFIX uses universal magazines for digitization

Universalmagazin

Universal magazine – 36 or 50 slides/magazine

The most common slide magazine is the universal magazine. All slide mounts can be sorted and removed here. Usually 3mm thick slide frames are used.

Paximat magazine – 36 or 50 slides/magazine

Paximat magazines are equipped with a lid and are closed on three sides. They can only be used with projectors specially designed for them.

LKM-Dia-Magazin in schwarz

LKM magazine – 60 or 80 slides/magazine

Thinner frames are used in the LKM magazine. This means that the slides are closer together. Up to 80 frames fit in one magazine. In addition, the LKM magazine offers optimum protection against the slides falling out.

CS magazine – 40 or 100 slides/magazine

CS means Compact and Secure, with this type a large number of slides are safely stored in a relatively small space. As with the LKM magazine, the slides are protected from falling out by hooks.
Rundmagazin

Round magazine – 100 slides/magazine

The round magazine requires a lot of space, but its construction with a chute allows for a flat and thus consistently sharp projection of the slides. Glass frames are usually used for this purpose, as they also enable the highest flatness.
Liesegang-Magazin für Dias

Liesegang – 30 or 50 slides/magazine

This type of magazine is considered “spill-proof”. With the help of metal springs, the slides are protected from falling out. Matching lids additionally protect the slides from dust and dirt.

Scan slides or have them scanned: Is it easier to scan slides by myself?

A good scanner for slides and negatives is expensive (starting at €500) and is only worth it, when you want to have a large amount of slides scanned. Cheaper scan devices often enable low resolutions, which results in bad quality. Apart from this scanning single slides is very time consuming and a professional cleaning is quite difficult. You have to keep repeating the process over and over, because the scanned image is not straight or shows dust. Handling the scanners also is often not self-explanatory. That’s why it’s not as easy as you might think to scan slides on your own.

How does digitizing at MEDIAFIX work?

Converting your slides at MEDIAFIX is easy: Just call us on our phone number +49 221 / 67 78 69 34 or start your online request with our contact form. Add the signed order form to the package.

IMPORTANT: Without the signed order form we are not able to process your order! You can drop by your package in person or deliver it by post. When your order is finished, you get your slides and the digital pictures back by post or you can pick everything up on-site or in one of our Access points. 

What does it cost to have my slides scanned at MEDIAFIX?

MEDIAFIX scans your slides starting at €0.08 a piece. Our best-price-guarantee ensures that you will always get the lowest price at MEDIAFIX.

How can I deliver my slides?

You can deliver your slides by post or drop them by personally in our head office in Cologne or Dortmund or even in one of our 64 Access points.

Which resolution should I choose?

This depends on what you are up to. In general a higher resolution can capture more details of the slide and can display it on the screen later on. We provice these quality levels:

  • Budget quality: 2,900 dpi. Suitable for a computer and HD-TV
  • Standard+ quality: 4,250 dpi. Suitable for Full-HD-TVs and for printing photo books
  • Premium quality: 5,000 dpi. Suitable for wall prints up to 1 m width, more than anough potential for post-processing and the use of small image details
  • Highend quality: 6,200 dpi. Suitable for wall prints up to 1.5 m width, more than anough potential for post-processing and the use of small image details

Beware: Only higher slide scan resolutions can ensure that you can zoom into the picture see details.

Dias digitalisieren Premium Plus Auflösung
A MEDIAFIX slide in Highend quality with 6,200 dpi

What possibilities do I have to improve contrast and sharpness of my pictures?

For better contrast and sharper images we recommend a higher resolution for scanning your slides.
Premium quality: Enables a higher resolution and even a higher dynamic range. The scanned image will appear more true to the original and images with high contrast are reproduced better.
Highend quality: Is achieved by a virtual multiple scan. Image contours, high ranges in color and contrast are better captured. If necessary, our professional scan employees correct issues by making manual adjustments. These scans are produced in highest quality and are suitable for zooming in.

Do my slides have to be in correct order in the scanning process?

Not necessarily. MEDIAFIX scans your slides in universal magazines. If you deliver your slides appropriate, we can directly scan them without having to resort them. If you deliver them loose or in other magazine types, we resort your slides into appropriate magazines for s small fee of €0.03 per slide, which is much less expensive than our competitors. Also we maintain the correct order of your slides.

Can I also have dirty slides scanned?

Reinigung von Dias mit GlasrahmenOf course. Due to long storage periods it is quite normal that slides show dirt und dust. Depending on the type of frame, we provide different types of cleaning services. Before scanning, slides in plastic frames get a compressed air treatment. For glass-framed slides  a wet cleaning is the better option. Basically our cleaning services ensure a better result, which don’t have to be retouched afterwards.

Can MEDIAFIX also scan unframed single slides?

Yes, MEDIAFIX can scan unframed single slides, upon request even in larger amounts. Just start your request, we will get in touch with you and talk about your order.

You still have any questions concerning slide scans?

Additional information is listed in our FAQ. Apart from that we also give individual advice! Just call us or start your non-binding online request with the contact form. You can reach us by phone from Monday to Thursday from 09:00 – 18:00 o'clock and Friday from 09:00 – 17:00 o'clock at our phone number +49 221 / 67 78 69 34.

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We also convert these formats for you: