How to Use Flipshare

Flipshare is a useful piece of software which can be used to share and organize your digital photos. This is designed specifically for the Flip digital video camera. This software is very simple and easy to use. This makes it perfect for anyone who isn't great at using computers. Flipshare is installed from the CD which was shipped with a Flip camera. It can also be downloaded from the Internet.

Downloading Videos

Connect your Flip camera to the computer by flipping out the USB connector. When this is connected and recognized by your computer, you should then open the Flipshare program by double clicking the icon on the desktop. This will display a list of the videos on the device.

At the bottom there is an icon to save the icons to computer. This is a good way of copying the videos to your computer. Once you have done this, it is then possible to rename them. When downloading the videos, you have the option to delete the videos when they have been transferred. The videos will be put into a new folder with the current month and year. This makes it very easy to find the videos easily.

Naming

Click on the videos to bring up additional properties. It is also possible to name the video. By naming the videos, you will be able to find them much easier in the future.

Editing

It's possible to clip and edit the videos. This is useful when removing jerky footage from the start or end of the video. To do this, click on the scissors icon at the bottom of the screen. Then use the start and end sliders to adjust and select where the video is cut. The trim video can then be saved over the top of the original or saved as a new file.

Sharing

Select the video that you want to share and then use the share icons to share the videos with other people. It's possible to send the videos by uploading to Facebook or sending by email.