How to Install the Flip Video Software for Mac

by Ross McKillop on December 20, 2010

This tutorial will guide you through the process of installing the Flip Video software – called FlipShare – in OS X.

  1. Plug your Flip Video camera into an available USB port on your Mac. Then open up a Finder window. In the DEVICES section, you should now see a volume titled FLIPVIDEO – select it. Inside that volume locate the file titled Start FlipShare.app and double-click it.

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  3. Click the I agree button to agree to the user license agreement.

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  5. Enter your password when prompted.

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  7. FlipShare will start to install itself.

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  9. Once the installation has completed, FlipShare will launch. Close it down.

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  11. Navigate to your Applications folder and make sure that FlipShare is listed. Launch it from here.

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  13. FlipShare will automatically check to see if there’s an upgrade available. Click the Update Now button if one is found.

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  15. Place a check in the box labeled I have read and accept the terms of the License Agreement, and then click the Install button.

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  17. Again, enter your password when prompted.

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  19. FlipShare will now update itself…

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  21. … and once completed, click OK to finish the process.

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  23. FlipShare is now set up and ready to use.

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