4. FlipShare

In Chapter 1, I mention that one of the advantages of the Flip camcorders is that each holds a Windows- and Mac-compatible copy of the FlipShare editing software. This means that you can shoot video, jack your Flip camera into just about any Windows PC or Macintosh with a USB 2.0 port (the exception is a really old Windows PC or Macintosh whose processor is too poky to handle the HD output of a Flip MinoHD or Flip UltraHD), edit your video, and distribute the stuff you’ve shot. This computer can be your friend’s, your mom’s, or a school computer on which you’re allowed to install software. You don’t have to rush home to use your computer, drag a laptop around with you, or purchase or download additional software. Everything you ...

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