Flip Video Company Site
New York Times Flip Video Technology Review
  • Filming Basics
    • AA Batteries. Tripod connection.
    • No stabilizer on camera.
    • Red Bottom is Record/Stop Record
      • +/- is Zoom in or Out (2x digital zoom)
    • Arrow to play. +/- is volume. left/right arrows to select other videos
    • Trash Can delete
    • RCA plug available to play directly on TV
  • Capture videos (Handout available Flip Save as an email.pdf )
    • Open folder to view files- DCIM - 100Video - AVI Files
      • AVI files only viewable if (31vx) software is loaded on that computer
      • Copy files to a location on Computer
    • Save videos for email as an attachment on your desktop
      • Download software from Flip Video Recorder
        • Insert USB Connection from camera and View your Flip Video Camcroder files using the program provided on the device.
      • Select Save Video
      • Select desired Videos and select Save for email
      • Select Close after videos are saved
      • Videos placed in a folder 'Flip Videos for emailing' on your computer desktop
  • Edit and Finish Movie
    • Recommend Windows Movie Maker
      • Located under Start-All Programs-Windows Movie Maker (Free with the Windows XP or Vista Operating System)
    • Interface
      • Toolbar, Panes, Storyboard and Timeline
    • Capture Video into Movie Maker
      • Tasks - Import Video. If more than one video is imported, they appear in drop down window next to Collections.
      • Drag desired Videos onto timeline (or Storyboard)
    • Edit
      • Trim, Split, Cut or Combine using the clip menu and the Timeline View (also Right Click on clip)
      • Effects, Transitions and Credits
    • Finish
      • Save to my computer
      • Name Movie. Choose location.
      • Best Quality or choose Other Settings (Video for Broadband 150 kps for Edline Viewing)
      • Will create a WMV file.
      • Can also save project

Ideas for Movie Maker in Education