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Flip or Kodak Zi8?

Dec 17, 2009
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Hi everyone question to those in the know...

I'm in the market for a HD video recorder of some kind. I think for most the Flip is the "go-to" brand however i see that Kodak has a zi8 that has up to 1080p.

I also hear the kodak zi8 has packaged software that does not support Mac? Do i really need the packaged software?

Is there free software for Mac that enables a newbie to do simple edits?



C|Net is not a reliable source for anything to do with Macs. I don't know if they happen to be correct on this point or not, but I wouldn't trust it if that's your only source for that info.

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