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Transferring Video to Computer Major Problem

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When I tried to transfer my Flip videos onto my Macbook computer, I copied them into a folder on my desktop from the camera. (The FLIPVIDEO icon is where I went to get the video to copy it to my desktop)
Then I deleted the video from the Flip by dragging it to the trash. The I realized that I made an error and didn't use the software that came with the camera, so I dragged the videos (AVI format) back onto the camera. Then I opened the software for the Flip, made an album for the videos, and then tried to delete them. The videos wouldn't delete due to an "unexpected error" I kept trying but it still wouldn't work.
Also, after I had made the error off dragging the videos off in the beginning, my camcorder said that it had no videos stored on it. It is a 60 minute Flip, but even though I had deleted all videos, I only had 44 minutes on the camera. Now I only have 20ish minutes left, and several videos back on the Flip. I should have many more than 20 minutes left. I don't know how to fix this, all I want is a cleared camera with 60 minutes again! Please Help me. thank you

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The Flip Video Camcorder is a portable, easy-to-use solution for creating and sharing high-quality home movies. Flip Video is the ideal choice for capturing everyday moments that happen anywhere, and sharing them with family and friends everywhere.

Flip video camcorder isn’t without its drawback. Although you might find the recorded mp4 video files compatible with iMovie and QuickTime on Mac, they just fail you every time when you directly import them to iPod or iPhone. Flip video converter for Mac is able to compress flip video to different file sizes with different resolution, frame rate and bit rate to be exactly compatible with iPod, iPhone, Blackberry, etc.

Besides Youtube and Mysapce, Flip video converter for Mac provides potential Podcast production assistance to let you post up your own video to iTunes. with the software, you can rip audio either from Flip Ultral video or Fip Mino video and convert to mp3, ogg, aac audio format, you can also convert flip video to flv, asf, 3gp, mpeg-4, mov, m4v, mpg, avi, wmv for your specific project

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