Flip Video Updates FlipShare, Launches FlipShare Mobile Apps
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Flip Video has announced an update to its FlipShare software, and launched a suite of FlipShare Mobile apps for Android, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The FlipShare software, which comes with every Flip video camera, now has enhanced video sharing capabilities - including FlipShare Groups, a new and social way for consumers to share video more securely. The mobile apps allow users to share up to five mobile videos and/or photos at once to Facebook, YouTube or Twitter, post a comment with the click of a button, and include a set of built-in filters let users quickly navigate and organise their video library.
Cisco Press Release
Flip Video announces new version of FlipShare with social features and mobile apps for iPhone, iPad and Android devices
LONDON, UK 4 APRIL 2011 – Cisco’s Flip Video™, pioneer in the shoot and share video camera category, has announced new social and video sharing capabilities with the launch of its latest FlipShare™ software as well as FlipShare Mobile apps for iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch® and Android™ devices. Existing users will be notified of the available upgrade automatically in the month of April when they open the FlipShare application, or users can go to FlipShare.com to download it from April 4th.
The FlipShare software, which comes with every Flip video camera, now has enhanced video sharing capabilities. The software includes FlipShare Groups, a new and social way for consumers to share video more securely with friends and family. After creating a FlipShare Group users and their friends can access their videos from FlipShare.com and through the FlipShare Mobile apps that are now available for iPhone, iPad and Android. Within FlipShare Groups users can comment, read and post messages on each other’s videos and Groups.
Peter Groom, UK & Ireland Region Manager for Flip Video at Cisco, said: “Capturing precious moments is just the first step because as soon as you have the footage you want to share it with friends and family. We have always looked to provide the best user-experience to easily shoot, connect and share high quality video and the upgraded FlipShare software now makes it even easier for Flip owners. FlipShare Mobile apps extend the FlipShare experience to mobile devices and allow users to share videos and pictures with friends, family and colleagues whilst on the move.”
FlipShare continues to allow unlimited private video sharing via email without huge attachments filling up inboxes and now features an improved greetings card library including animated and even personalised card templates to create individual messages. Compatible with both Mac and PC computers, FlipShare users can now import their contacts directly from Gmail™, MSN™, Yahoo™ and AOL™ to create address books to share their videos with.
New Features for FlipShare:
Create and manage FlipShare Groups
Watch all your videos anywhere, anytime at FlipShare.com
Comment on videos and read what others have posted in return
Import contacts from your email address book
Expanded greetings card library
Enhanced video quality and performance for private email video sharing
Now also offering an easy solution to sharing video whilst on the move, the all new FlipShare Mobile apps, available at no cost, make it even simpler to share any mobile video or photo to Facebook™, YouTube™ and Twitter™ or directly to friends and family, with or without owning a Flip. The new apps are optimised to bring the signature FlipShare simplicity to other popular mobile devices.
Features for Mobile Apps:
Available for the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Android - with or without owning a Flip video camera
Share up to five mobile videos and/or photos at once to Facebook, YouTube or Twitter - or send directly to friends and family
Post a comment, share, or “favourite” a video with the click of a button
Built-in filters let users quickly navigate and organise their video library
Compatible with iPhone 3G or higher, iPod touch 2nd generation or higher, iPad Requires iOS 4.0.0 or higher, and Android 1.6 or higher
Available now iTunes Store now and Android Market