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Free USB driveOld analogue media won't last forever. Convert your negatives 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 negatives. The promotion is valid until 30/04/2024.

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Price per negative
up to 500 negatives
501-1.500 negatives €0.20
1.501-2.500 negatives €0.18
from 2.501 negatives €0.15
All prices include legal VAT. Shipping costs will be added. Take notice of our promotion terms here.

Scan negatives:
Your benefits

  • Best-price-guarantee
  • Quality guarantee
  • Proven customer satisfaction
  • All slide formats and magazine types
  • Professional image inversion
  • All formats and film types
  • Negative scans with up to 6,200 dpi
  • Negatives on DVD, USB drive or as digital download


The sent in negatives were over 35 years old. The result of the digitization was nevertheless very good and the discolored paper photos accorded to the negatives therefore could be “saved”.

Egon Schmitteckert

2.5 minutes for one negative 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 negatives and converts your negatives to digital starting at €0.15 per negative – with best-price-guarantee.

It pays off to scan negatives at MEDIAFIX: If you have your negatives scanned at MEDIAFIX, you will benefit from the lowest price – this is what we will promise with our best-price-guarantee. We scan negatives 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 negative scanning service for you, since we use advanced technologies to produce on our own.

Our price for scanning your slides includes:

  • Negative scanning in 4,250 dpi: We scan your negatives with a resolution of at least 4,250 dpi
  • Automatic tone curve correction: For better color reproduction our negative scans get an automatic tone curve correction. This is especially for the orange color cast of negatives.
  • Saving as JPG: We save your negatives 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 negatives in Standard+ quality with a resolution of 4,250 dpi, storage on an USB drive and optional image rotation, MEDIAFIX charges €0.20 per negative. Our competition is often significantly more expensive.

  • Scan negatives at the market leader
  • More than 64 Access points in Europe
  • Personal advice by phone, e-mail or on-site
  • We scan all negatives formats and negative film types
  • Perfect colors by Premium-inversion via raw data
  • Negatives on DVD, USB drive or as digital download

Negative scanning – overview of your benefits:

Price-performance: Best-price-guarantee
Quality: Test winner at n-tv
Advice: By phone / e-mail / on-site
Delivery: 64 Access points / by post
Formats: All types of formats and films
Storage: Negatives on DVD, USB drive or as digital download

Do you still have old negatives of special moments with your family? Birthdays and other occasions, even vacations used to be held on negatives and given to development. But not all paper photos still remain and often they are faded out or are damaged. The negatives may be left, but they also won’t last forever! In fact, negatives start to show signs of age after already 20 years*. Having your negatives scanned is the best way to save them.

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

Why you should have your negatives scanned

  • 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.
  • No optimal storage conditions: Negatives should be stored quite cool. Often this is not possible, which is why they will fade faster.
  • Crincles and scratches: When you view or resort your negatives, they can easily get damaged.

Viewing negatives as they are isn’t really fun. The image is too small and you can’t see the correct colors. Thats’s why they are stored away for years.

You receive your negatives back as an inverted image. This brings back many 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 negatives 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.

Do you have any questions left? We will gladly help you!
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What does it cost to have my negatives scanned at MEDIAFIX?

MEDIAFIX scans your negatives starting at €0.15. With our best-price-guarantee we promise that you always will benefit from the lowest price at similar resolution and quantity.

How can I deliver my negatives?

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

Does it even make sense to have old negatives scanned?

Yes, the older your negatives are, the more it makes sense, before it is too late. Our additional services like dry cleaning or Premium-inversion via raw data can even then produce very good results.

In what file format are my scanned negatives saved?

By default we save your scanned negatives as JPG files. For special requirements we also provide saving them as TIFF files.

In what resolution are my negatives scanned?

Depending on the quality level you choose, we scan your negatives in 4,250, 5,000 or 6,200 dpi.

Do I get back a digital negative or an inverted negative?

You will get back your negatives inverted.

How should I pack up my negatives?

Envelopes or sleeves are best suitable.

Should I rather have photos scanned or negatives?

In most cases the negative is more suitable to scan, because we can then achieve a higher resolution.

Do I have to remove the paper strips off the negatives?

No! We will remove them in the scanning process.

Should I clean my negatives before I have them scanned?

We absolutely recommend a cleaning. You can either do this yourself or have it done by us professionally for a little extra charge.

Is it possible to only have selected negatives scanned?

No, basically MEDIAFIX scans all negatives on a strip. If you cut them or deliver them loose, we will charge this extra. Our prices relate to strips of four to six negatives. Strips of two to three negatives we can of course also scan, but this will result in an extra charge of €0.04 per negative. Scanning single negatives will cause an extra charge of €0.12.

Which negative formats does MEDIAFIX scan?

We scan all image media of all types. Just start a request and we will find a solution. The most common formats you can find in the overview:

Negative format Properties Price per negative
  • the most common negative format
starting at €0.15
(4×4 to 6x9mm)
  • more sharpness and higher resolution than the 35mm format
  • still popular nowadays for professional photographers
starting at €0.84
(9×12 to
  • excellent image quality
  • only for highly specialized purposes, for example architecture
starting at €2.49
Minox & pocket format
  • exotic formats
  • mostly low image quality
starting at €0.45
  • same film type as 35mm format
  • exposed in the classic silent film format 18x24mm
  • extended from AGFA to 24x24mm
starting at €0.33
  • easier inserting into the camera
  • very popular due to its square format
starting at €0.45
APS film
  • stands for Advanced Photo System
  • has a film status indicator, which avoids double exposures
starting at €0.25

How does digitizing at MEDIAFIX work?

Having negatives scanned at MEDIAFIX is so easy: Just call us at +49 221 / 67 78 69 34 or start a request over the contact form. Don’t forget to add the order form to your package.

IMPORTANT: Without the signed order form we are not able to process your order! You can drop by your media in person or send us everything by post. When everything is done, you will receive your negatives and the digital pictures back either by post or by picking them back up yourself.

Can I have undeveloped negatives scanned?

We do not digitize undeveloped negatives. The development of the films can be done by (photo) specialty stores. Once your negatives are developed, you can have them digitized by us.

You still have any questions concerning negative scans?

We will gladly 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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