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HOW TO – Make Flipbooks

FlipbookrealsA couple free ways to make flip books – PC: “Flipbook Printer is a program that lets you make your own printed “Flipbooks” from avi movie files using business cards. Makes a great present – have the kids send a flipbook of them waving hello to the grandparents, or send your loved one a movie of you smiling or blowing them a kiss. It’s the ultimate in low-tech movie making!” Link. For Macs try “Movie Flipper“.

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  1. Just a pointer: For Linux its easy to use gLabels. Create a text file with a list of the frame file names, and import it as a merge. then add an image to the business card, and for the file name select the key number, if you have just a single list it will be “1” – go to print and you’ll get a business card for each image.

  2. There’s a great website that lets you simply upload a video, choose a flipbook size and customize a cover. They print and bind your book for you, no muss no fuss. It’s called FlipClips.com.

  3. I just tried Noah’s program this week to make flipbooks with a group of 5th-8th graders and they had a blast. It’s wonderfully simple and efficient.

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