Kodak Zi8

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jibran_pcc

No, the software is not needed to make great looking video. You can import on a Mac, make a iMovie or Final Cut Pro or Express video and it will look fantastic. Whoever wrote those reviews is full of it, a lot of it! If you find the 1080p a little jerky switch to 720p and you will love it. I am shooting most in 720p because it does produce a bit smoother video. I have seen a lot of 1080p that is just great as well. A higher end camera will produce a better video but wholy crap they are about $600.00 give or take. For what it is the Kodak zi8 is great.carman

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williyam

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LaceyFTM28

I have a Zi8 and I'm running Mac OS X 10.4.11. Camera firmware is 1.06. I shot in 720p and I am still having choppy playback. Any advice?

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ConsiderMeGuru

try opening it in quicktime and save as .720p that should work.

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sharon kinsey

I just got one of this from my kids for Xmas. I love it. I know I should get a tripod, microphone and carrying case as a larger storage card (I have an 8 GB) but have not been able to find reviews of accessories. Where to look? Also, have never played with iMovie. Will it allow me to combine multiple video snips? Sharon Kinsey Follow Your Dream Farmwww.followyourdreamfarm.net 

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ramseyu23

No, the software is not needed to make great looking video. You can import on a Mac, make a iMovie or Final Cut Pro or Express video and it will look fantastic. Whoever wrote those reviews is full of it, a lot of it! If you find the 1080p a little jerky switch to 720p and you will love it. I am shooting most in 720p because it does produce a bit smoother video. I have seen a lot of 1080p that is just great as well. A higher end camera will produce a better video but wholy crap they are about $600.00 give or take. For what it is the Kodak zi8 is great.

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charmcitybiz

I just purchased one for the arrival of my first baby girl this month... so I hope what you say isn't true.

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lojoma

A review on a different site mentions that in order to get smooth playback of the 1080p video, the Kodak software is necessary, which means they won't play smoothly on a Mac. Any observations about this? Does 1080p playback have problems on a Mac?

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