Flip video camcorders are/were the best pock camcorder seller on Amazon.com and give users the ease and convenience to capture videos. But frankly, Flip video camcorder is not for everyone. At least the professionals and the camcorder enthusiasts would not only have the Flip video camcorder.
Since you are here, you are the special ones. This article will show you how to burn Flip camcorder videos to DVD for long-time preserving or watching on TV with home DVD player. One of the key benefits of burning camcorder video is releasing memories to store more videos, apart from safety (camcorder would loss) and playback on TV.
What you need to burn Flip Camcorder Videos to DVD:
- 1. FlipShare Camcorder Software (pre-installed on your Flip camcorder)
- 2. DVD burning software (free or commercial recommended)
- 3. DVD drive and blank DVD
Step 1: Connect Flip Camcorder to PC
Use the provided USB cable to connect your Flip camcorder to computer. When you plug it to your PC, select 'View your Flip Camcorder Videos' from the window that automatically opens and click 'OK'. Next, you need install the FlipShare software to allow Flip camcorder to work with your computer. Click 'I Agree' at the bottom of the End User License Agreement to start the installation. Your FlipShare software will start automatically and show video thumbnails.
Step 2: Create DVD-ready Video Files
Highlight the videos you want to burn to DVD disc, and go to 'Create / DVD' to output the selected Flip videos in DVD-ready format. You can use your DVD burning software to record Flip camcorder videos to a DVD disc playable on TV.
By doing so, the FlipShare software will create *.MP4 format files on your desktop. However, some DVD authoring software only accepts MPEG-2 video files. Therefore, you need video converting software and DVD authoring software, or third-party DVD burning software with converting and authoring both supported. For the free software, you can use SUPER for converting and ImgBurn for burning DVD. Different from these separate applications, Wondershare DVD Creator supports one-click to convert the Flip DVD-ready file (*.MP4) and burn to a DVD disc for watching on TV or saving for a long time.
Step 3: Burn Flip Videos to DVD
This step is too easy for just burning Flip video to DVD without DVD menus. When the DVD burning software opens, add your Flip videos and kick off burning process. If you choose Wondershare DVD Creator ( DVD Creator for Mac ), you could author a DVD menu for easy navigation and organizing. After DVD menu is ready, click Start to burn Flip camcoder videos to DVD. If necessary, there is a detailed Windows Users' guide (or Mac Users' guide) here.
Tips for Burning Flip Videos to DVD:
1. The writing speed of your DVD burner affects the video quality. If you experience bad video quality, burn your movies at lower writting speeds.
2. To convert Flip camcorder videos to DVD with the desired formats, try Video Converter, all popular formats are supported, such as AVI, WMV, MP4, MOV, etc.