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Flip video hi- I have a flip video (30 min) and could see my videos when the camera is attached. When I saved them to my computer, there is only audio and a white Quicktime screen. Of course I deleted them from the camera! I installed the AVI software that came with the camera, and still nothing- just audio. Do you know what is wrong and how I can fix it? Kathy

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  • bigbudju Oct 16, 2008

    I use a mac and have the same problem (audio with a white screen) when I load the footage onto the computer. What do I do to fix this? What software do I need? Is upgrading to Quicktime Pro going to solve this issue? Or is there safe freeware I can download off the internet? Any solutions would be greatly appreciated.

  • Anonymous Oct 20, 2008

    same problem here. just added new flip video to my mac.  only hear audio. screen is black. even downloaded 3ivx and nothing... help

  • Anonymous May 02, 2009

    My videos don't show up on my winap player or movie maker. I only get audio. In order for me to edit my video I have to convert my video from avi file to a wmv file but now it won't become widescreen in movie maker.

  • Anonymous May 05, 2009

    I am doing a school thing and the flip will just go to a black screen if you try do delete it.You can not tell if it is on or of.My thing is do tomorrow and my teacher will flip:) out.HELP ME.........

  • Anonymous May 12, 2009

    I have the same prob. When I play the files from the recorder (either on the device or on my PC) I can see them just fine. When I transfer them to my hard drive I only get audio; regardless of the application used to view.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    3ivx_decoder_install is stating admin permission is required. Its an older Flip camera

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Are you running it on a MAC or a PC? If you are on a MAC - that may be where the issue is coming from. The Flip is not really compatible with the MAC unless you dowload special software to change things......

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How to import Flip video files into Windows Movie Maker (avi, mpeg-1, wmv)?

Step 1: Connect Flip video to Computer
Slide USB latch down. USB arm flips up automatically and then plug it into USB port on computer. Save your flip video files to your computer with FlipShare, a built-in software that makes organizing, editing, and sharing video incredibly simple.

Step 2: Launch Flip Video Converter
Open the captured Flip video files from your hard disk, and add them into Flip Video Converter, you can load one or more flip video files or the whole video folder at one time. The loaded files would be shown in the info list.

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Step 3: Edit video-Trim, Crop, Effect
Trim: By setting the start time and end time for flip video, you can get your most wanted video clips.
Crop: Drag and drop the dashed-lines around the video, you can cut out the unwanted black sides.
Effects: You can get personalized videos by adding vivid effects, like Gray, Emboss, and Old film.
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Step 4: Output Settings
Profile: Select your target video type from the drop-down list. AVI, MPEG-1, WMV is fit for Windows Movie Maker.
Output: Specify the output folder the ready-to convert files.
Settings: Click it, you can set exact video audio parameters in the pop-up window.
Merge into one file: Tick it, you can join several flip video files into one file.

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Flip Video Converter is a gorgeous application for Flip video camcorder (the Flip Ultra, the Flip Ultra HD, the Flip Video Mino, and the Flip Video Mino HD) users to import Flip video files into Window Movie Maker for editing, like crop out black sides, trim video clips, merge multiple flip videos into one file, and add special effects.

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How to import Flip video files into Windows Movie Maker (avi, mpeg-1, wmv)?

Step 1: Connect Flip video to Computer
Slide USB latch down. USB arm flips up automatically and then plug it into USB port on computer. Save your flip video files to your computer with FlipShare, a built-in software that makes organizing, editing, and sharing video incredibly simple.

Step 2: Launch Flip Video Converter
Open the captured Flip video files from your hard disk, and add them into Flip Video Converter, you can load one or more flip video files or the whole video folder at one time. The loaded files would be shown in the info list.

add-files.jpg

Step 3: Edit video-Trim, Crop, Effect
Trim: By setting the start time and end time for flip video, you can get your most wanted video clips.
Crop: Drag and drop the dashed-lines around the video, you can cut out the unwanted black sides.
Effects: You can get personalized videos by adding vivid effects, like Gray, Emboss, and Old film.
edit.jpg

Step 4: Output Settings
Profile: Select your target video type from the drop-down list. AVI, MPEG-1, WMV is fit for Windows Movie Maker.
Output: Specify the output folder the ready-to convert files.
Settings: Click it, you can set exact video audio parameters in the pop-up window.
Merge into one file: Tick it, you can join several flip video files into one file.

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ok Have same problem, literally just fixed in less than 5 mins ago, figued I would come back on this fourm I was searching on for a solution and post my soultion,,, Simple solution!!
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This may sound risky, but I did this and my Camera is working perfectly again... If you don't have any videos on it you need to salvage too badly this should do the trick.

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