How to convert Flip video to MPEG on Mac This article is meant to guide you through Flip Video and MPEG and how to convert Flip video to MPEG on Mac
Basic information about Flip Video and MPEG The Flip video is a simple digital video camcorder created by by Pure Digital Technologies, a company bought by Cisco Systems in March of 2009. Generally, there are five modes of Flip video camcorder: Flip Ultra, Flip Ultra HD, Flip Video Mino, Flip Video Mino HD and the newly released Flip SlideHD. Flip video camcorder captures videos in both standard definition in 640×480 resolution at 30 frames per second, using the MPEG4 ASP video compression and high definition at 1280×720 resolution using H. 264 video compression, AAC audio compression and the MP4 file format. MPEG is a common video format standardized by Moving Picture Experts Group. It is a compressed video file format using MPEG1 and MPEG2 compression which is often used for creating movies that are distributed over the Internet.
Detailed information about MPEG1 and MPEG2 MPEG1: The first compression standard for audio and video. It is used on Video CD (VCD), SVCD and can be used for lowquality video on DVD video. And it was used in digital satellite/cable TV services before MPEG2 became spread. It includes the popular Layer 3 (MP3) audio compression format. MPEG2: Transport, video and audio standard for broadcastquality television. MPEG2 is considered important because it has been chosen as the compression scheme for overtheair digital television ATSC, DVB and ISDB, digital television services like Dish Network, digital cable television signals, SVCD, DVD Video and Bluray Disc.
Necessity of converting Flip video to MPEG Compared with other video and audio file formats MPEG files are much smaller but
still keep the same quality due to some very complicated compression techniques MPEG adopts. Therefore, it is sometimes necessary for Flip video camcorders to change their Flip videos to MPEG files for making full use of their Flip videos. Here, changing means converting. You need to convert your Flip videos to MPEG files.
Flip video to MPEG converter for Mac: converting Flip videos to MPEG at ease Flip video to MPEG converter for Mac is a simpletouse application aiming at providing the best solution for converting Flip videos to MPEG, MPEG1, MPEG2 and MPEG4 files on Mac. The program can not only available for the both PowerPC and Intel (Snow Leopard included) but be suitable for all types of Flip video camcorders including Flip Ultra, Flip Ultra HD, Flip Video Mino, Flip Video Mino HD and Flip SlideHD. Mac Flip video MPEG converter can support broad video and audio export including AVI, WMV, MPG, MP3, DV, MKV, MOV, FLV, SWF, 3GP, RM, MP3, AAC, AC3, AIFF, WAV, WMA etc so that you can play your Flip videos on QuickTime or other players, edit in iMovie, FCP, Adobe Premiere Pro, put on portable devices iPod, iPhone, iRiver, BlackBerry, Creative Zen, PSP, Gphone, Mobile Phone etc or upload to websites for sharing etc. Flip video to MPEG converter for Mac also empowers you to edit your Flip videos with the builtin editing functions. With it, you can Trim, Crop, Effect your Flip video, split the Flip videos to several smaller files, merge a bunch of files into a big one, rotate your Flip videos, snapshot favourite pictures when previewing or adjust the output parameters for video and audio separately depending on your specific program requirements.
Published on May 4, 2010
Published on May 4, 2010
resolution at 30 frames per second, using the MPEG4 ASP video compression and convert Flip video to MPEG on Mac MPEG is a common video form...