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Master the #1 camcorder on the market and share your movies with the world
The Flip Video camera is a fun, friendly device that lets you capture life's greatest moments. Now you can maximize those moments with the expert guidance in this handy reference. In addition to the basics — shooting amazing videos, editing your content, and sharing the results online — you'll get the advice you need to max out the capabilities of this powerful video camera.
Get to know the Flip — become familiar with all Flip models, install FlipShare, and adjust settings on your camera
From camera to computer — connect the Flip to a Mac or PC to charge your gadget and transfer your video
From computer to DVD — find out how to burn your movies to DVD so you can watch them on TV
Share with the world — show your movies using FlipShare or upload to YouTube, Facebook, and other social networking sites
Fine-tuning and editing — make your video just right with Windows Live Movie Maker, iMovie, or FlipShare
Open the book and find:
Tips for adjusting Flip settings
Ways to screen your videos on the Web
Clues on Magic Movies and Snapshots
Steps for adding titles, credits, and soundtracks to your movies
Advice on using FlipShare
Hints for maintaining your camera
Details on every Flip model
Pointers for shooting great video
Readers will discover how to: Use their Flip Video camera to shoot the best possible footage in all kinds of situations (indoors, outdoors, and even underwater) Connect their Flip Video camera to a Mac or PC to charge their gadget, and to transfer video you shoot to their computer Edit video footage using FlipShare, Windows Movie Maker, or iMovie Share Flip Video movies using FlipShare or upload movies to YouTube, Facebook and other social networking and media sharing sites
The full-color guide to shooting great video with the Flip Video camera
The inexpensive Flip Video camera is currently one of the hottest must-have gadgets. It's portable and connects easily to any computer to transfer video you shoot onto your PC or Mac. Although the Flip Video camera comes with a quick-start guide, it lacks a how-to manual, and this full-color book fills that void! Packed with full-color screen shots throughout, Flip Video For Dummies shows you how to shoot the best possible footage in a variety of situations. You'll learn how to transfer video to your computer and then edit it and share your Flip Video movies.
- Walks you through the basics of using a Flip Video camera and connecting it to your Mac or PC
- Explains how to shoot footage indoors, outdoors, and even underwater
- Covers editing video footage using FlipShare, Windows Movie Maker, or iMovie
- Shows you how to share Flip Video movies or upload them to YouTube, Facebook, and other sites
You'll flip out when you discover just how easy a Flip Video camera can be when you have this book by your side!
About the Author
is a technology enthusiast and journalist who writes about high-tech gadgets, gear, and video games.
Drew Davidson is a professional editor and cameraman. His video work is represented by Getty Images.
Table of Contents
Part I: Getting to Know Your Flip.
Chapter 1: Touring Flip Models and Features.
Chapter 2: Adjusting Flip Settings.
Chapter 3: Maintaining, Upgrading, and Troubleshooting Your Flip.
Part II: Putting Your Flip to Work.
Chapter 4: Recording and Viewing Videos.
Chapter 5: Transferring Video to Your Computer.
Part III: Creating and Sharing Movies with FlipShare.
Chapter 6: Getting Familiar with FlipShare.
Chapter 7: Creating Movies, Snapshots, and Photo Slideshows.
Chapter 8: Creating Video E-Mails, Greeting Cards, and DVDs.
Chapter 9: Uploading Your Creations to the Web.
Part IV: Editing and Sharing Movies with Mac and Windows Programs.
Chapter 10: Making Movies with iMovie.
Chapter 11: Making Movies with Windows Live Movie Maker.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 12: Ten Super Shooting Tips.
Chapter 13: Ten Excellent Editing Tips.