Flip video is a kind of popular handheld camcorder wherever you go. You can capture 60 minutes or 120 minutes video with 4GB or 8GB internal memory, and the new Flip SlideHD expands the space large to 16GB for recording 4 hours video. Flip video is welcome in United States and other countries in the world for its easy-to-use and producing decent video.
As we all know, Flip video captures video in MP4 format with H.264 video compression and AAC audio compression. With the new FlipShare, you can convert Flip video to WMV for further editing in Windows Movie Maker.
Guide: How to edit Flip Camcorder videos in WMM
Connect the Flip camcorder to your PC and launch the Flip Video for PC software.
Save your videos to your PC by clicking the Save Videos link in the Features section.
Choose the videos you want to save by clicking on them. Click the Save button in the Save to Computer box.
Select Create New Album and click Save, choosing a name for your album. The default save location is My Documents > My Flip Video Library.
Once the save process is complete, open Windows Movie Maker and choose File > Import Into Collections, or click Import Video from the Movie Tasks links. Locate the Album folder you just created (likely in My Documents > My Flip Video Library). Select the video or videos you want to edit.
Once the videos are imported you can drag them to the timeline, add effects, and publish a movie from Windows Movie Maker.
Note: If this process does not work, connect your Flip camcorder to your PC. Open Windows Explorer and find the Flipvideo drive on your computer. Click on the System folder on this drive, then click the Install folder. Run the 3ivx_d4_451_win.exe application on your computer to install the required codec to edit your videos in Windows Movie Maker, and then repeat the Import Into Collections step above.
But FlipShare may not be satisfied if you want small FLV files for uploading to YouTube, or transfer the Flip video to your MP3/MP4 player. Never mind, A flip video converter will give you a big help!
Pavtube flip video converter is dedicated to convert Flip video to commonly used movie and music types, including AVI, WMV, MPG, FLV, SWF, MKV, VOB, DV, 3GP, MOV, RMVB, MP3, WMA, WAV, AAC, AC3, MP2, AMR, AIFF, FLAC, M4A, MKA, RA files, and so on. Besides the conversion function, you can edit Flip video, like trimming flip video, crop flip video size, merging flip clips, and adjust the display effects such as brightness, contrast, saturation. Getting rid of FlipShare, Flip Video Converter is so powerful, why not to download it now?
Guide: How to convert Flip video to other formats with Pavtube video converter?
Step one: Import Flip video
First, plug the flip video to your computer via USB arm, and copy the files to your hard drive. Then run Flip video converter to locate the flip video files.
Step two: Output settings
Select the target video type for exporting to, AVI, WMV, MPEG-1, ASF is compatible with WMM, and set the destination to save the new files.
Step three: Convert Flip video
Click “Start” button, you can get new videos within a few minutes once the conversion process finishes.