What Is Album Scanning?

What Is Album Scanning?

This service scans the entire album to transfer physical photos to downloadable formats, without the need to remove photos.
  • Touchless process: no need to remove photos from the album
  • Patented technology first in the industry!
  • High Quality results and services including: glare removal, cropping, color correction, and all suitable for printing!
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Accepted Photo Album Sizes

What we convert

Accepted Photo Album Sizes

We accept albums up to 14” x 14” and can extract photos of any size within the album.

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High-Quality Images from Album Scanning

Actual Album

Capture® Example Transfer

Actual Album

Capture® Example Transfer

The Capture Process for Album Scanning

We'll help you digitize your photo albums in an easy to follow process.

To start, simply place an order and gather your albums and any additional information you'd like to provide.
Follow the instructions in the order confirmation email and send us your albums. You can use your own shipping label or add one during the easy Capture checkout process.
We’ll keep you updated about the scanning process and when we finish the scanning process, you receive high-quality digital versions of your wonderful photographs as well as the original albums.

Why Use Capture to Preserve Your Photo Memories?

100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

If you’re unhappy with the digital results, we’ll reprocess your photo albums for free.

Revolutionary Touchless Photo Scanning

Capture is the first ever touchless photo scanning service to digitize photos and completely remove glare and warping

Utmost Variety and Capability

We guarantee satisfaction and fast transfer regardless of order quantity and variety.

Trusted by Top Retail brands

We have partnerships with major brands like Costco, Walmart, Google Photos, CVS, and Sam’s Club.

State-of-the-Art Tracking and Security

We track your photo albums and any other media every step of the way so you can rest assured knowing your memories are safe.

Auto integration with Google Photos

Automatically transfer photographs and other media to your library with API integration. We also help iCloud users to upload media to their accounts.

Sensitive Information Protection

Our secure Memory Cloud storage platform guarantees that only customers have access to their one-of-a-kind memories.

Complimentary Backup

We offer a complimentary 60-day backup of your digitized media, giving you extra peace of mind.

The Fastest Turnaround Time

You will receive your digitized copies within 30 days - this is much faster than the industry standard of 70+ days.

Quality Care

We take great care in handling your original media and creating high-quality digital replicas that are guaranteed to last a lifetime.

Media Repairs

We fix minor issues and enhance colors as needed.

Is it Safe to Send and Transfer My Precious Memories?

Tagged & Tracked

We track your order during the entire digitization process & on its way back to you.

24/7 Monitoring

From the minute your media arrives to the time we ship it back to you, we track every step of your order.

Check Order Status

We keep you informed with regular email notifications and can answer any questions when you get in touch.

Digitally Backed Up

Every video and image that we digitalize is securely backed up for 60 days after your order is completed.

Digital Format Options

Our photo album scanning service can preserve your photos by converting them into digital media including:

Digital Download

Your order comes with a 60-day MemoryCloud account. View, download, and share your digitized memories straight from your account on your smartphone, tablet, or other device.

USB/Flash Drive

You can view, store, duplicate, and backup your memories on any computer with a USB port. Sharing even without an internet connection.


This is a good option for sharing with grandparents and parents, and for viewing on a big screen at family gatherings.

Photo Album Scanning Services Price Guide

Photo Album Scanning Services Price Guide

For each album, we charge $29.99 for the first 35 photos and $0.70 per photo thereafter.

Most photo albums contain between 100 and 200 photos..

Here is a reference guide to help you estimate the number of photos:

  • 20 Album Sheets – 80 Pictures
  • 30 Album Sheets – 150 Pictures
  • 50 Album Sheets – 300 to 350 Pictures

Don't worry about counting photos precisely. We'll confirm the number of photos with you before scanning them.

We won't charge you for unsuccessful scans.

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Customers LOVE Our Album Scanning Service

Trusted by over 12+ million happy customers or our premium quality, and unparalleled dedication to a positive experience for every customer. 

Frequently Asked Questions

It literally means we are not touching the photos in your album. Our patented technology of digitizing images straight from the album pages creates a touchless process where no handling of the individual photos is involved.

We will need to touch your album to position it in our scanner, but will not touch your photos.

Yes, we can digitize documents within the album as long as the dimensions of the document (unfolded) do not exceed that of the album.

If the document is folded or is not attached to the album, we may need to touch the document to position it for scanning. We would treat the document with care.

No, it won’t! Our patented technology of digitizing images straight from the album pages so no handling of the individual photos is involved. This, in turn, eliminates any chance of damage to your photos through the album scanning process.
You will receive your completed order in about 4 weeks (includes processing and return shipping) from the time we receive your album; it will include your originals and any Digital Copy, USB, or DVD you ordered.
Yes! Your original media and containers will be returned with your completed order.
You will receive your original album(s), a digital copy of each media in a downloadable format, plus any additional devices you ordered, such as a USB thumb drive and DVDs.