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How to Save Old Photos to Your Computer

Four ways to digitize photos so you can keep them forever

A woman's hand holding up an old photograph above a photo album

 

Digitizing old photos is a great way to preserve those memories. Daniel Ingold / Getty Images

Whether you’ve chosen to dabble in photography using a 35mm film camera, or have uncovered an old box filled with pictures from decades ago, you might be wondering how to save photo prints and negatives to your computer. The good news is that there are several options, depending on how much involvement is preferred. You can digitize and archive photos by using:

  • Photo scanners
  • Digital cameras (or smartphone/tablet)