Flip Video For Dummies

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Overview

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 ...

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Overview

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!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470879160
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/12/2010
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 537,282
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Joe Hutsko 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.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

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.

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 23, 2012

    Good for the beginner and experenced Flip user alike.

    Lots of good information in this book. I thought I knew everything about the Flip, but was pleasantly surprised to find lots of stuff that I did not know. Definately worth the read.

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