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Flip Video™ For Dummies® by Drew Davidson, Joe Hutsko

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Chapter 6. Getting Familiar with FlipShare

This Chapter

  • Touring the FlipShare interface

  • Importing, viewing, and managing video files

FlipShare is a multifaceted program that does a bunch of things, and the best way to learn about what those things are is to spend some up close and personal face-time with the FlipShare program. The great thing about FlipShare is that it's so easy to use, you might find yourself spending only a little time getting up to speed before you're off and running on your own, copying your video files, editing those files into movies, and sharing your movies with friends and family using FlipShare's handy sharing features.

With FlipShare (check out Chapter 1 for installation details), you can

  • Import your videos from your Flip and organize those videos using different folders.

  • Play those videos or ones still stored on your Flip camera that you haven't copied to your computer yet (when it's plugged into your computer).

  • Grab individual pictures from videos as snapshot files.

  • Share your videos by creating DVDs, sending the videos in e-mails or greeting cards, or uploading them to your very own (and free!) Flip Channel that others can go to on their Web browsers to watch your creations.

Getting Familiar with FlipShare

FlipShare also acts as your one-stop video editing shop (albeit a supremely simplified one at that) for trimming your videos the way you want, and adding titles, credits, and even accompanying ...

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