Windows Movie Maker is the PC's answer to iMovie. It is a user friendly, relatively easy way to create and edit movies.
Open windows movie maker and take any video which has the background of same color. Drag and drop the video on to the time line. Then go to tools > video transitions and take the chroma key and drop it between the two videos. The chroma color should correspond to the background color of the video. After this, save the movie file. To pick the right color for the background, download Debug mode wax. This will help in creating some home videos with special effects.
SchizoFilms brings the viewers instructions on how to make an animated GIF in Windows Movie Maker. First open up Movie Maker. You will need to import pictures. To do this, click the button on the top left of the screen that reads 'Import Media'. Find your files here and import them into Movie Maker. Now, you will want to order the pictures in the sequence you want them to show up in. To do this simply drag and arrange them. Now, you can make adjustments for how long you want each to run by dr...
This software tutorial shows you how to chroma key in Windows Movie Maker. Chroma keying requires having green screen video footage. Once you have footage you can use the chroma key effect tools in Windows Movie Maker to put subjects in different background. See how easy it is to chroma key in this tutorial.
Elizabeth Jones explains how to export your finished project for the web using Windows Movie Maker. You can select Windows Media low bandwith to significantly decrease the size of your movie file.
.wmv movie files make Internet sharing easier. They are smaller, condensed, embeddable videos that you create on your Windows PC.
Add text and titles with Windows Live Movie Maker. There are three options for adding text in Movie Maker. This tutorial provides an overview for each type: title (which goes before the selected clip), caption (which is superimposed over the selected clip) and credits (which goes after the selected clip).
If you have video footage that was recorded upside down, you can use Windows Movie Maker to rotate it 180 degrees using the Mirror Horizontal and Mirror Vertical video effects. This instructional video walks you through step by step to show you how it is done!
New to Windows? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to create HD 1080p/720p videos with Windows Movie Maker.
When it comes down to the very basics of movie making, video editing and sound editing are crucial for a film that makes sense and has pleasurable flow. Thus, even if you have the best creative vision in the world, it will not translate to the big screen unless you know how to perform these practical applications.
Check out this video from Chemical Reaction Tutorials (CRTutorials). If you love filmmaking, prop making, editing and everything else that goes along with making movies, then you'll want to see what Adam has to say about reversing video.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to insert a YouTube video into Windows Movie Maker. Begin by selecting the video that you would like and copy the video's URL. Then go to Zamzar. In Step 1, paste in the video URL. In Step 2, select the video format. In Step 3, enter in your email address. In Step 4, click on Convert to convert the YouTube video. Now go to your email and open the sent link to download the video. Once downloaded, users will be able to open the video in Windows Movie Ma...
This software tutorial shows you how to convert your Windows Movie Maker projects using conversion software so that they will play on a Mac computer or operating sytem.
In this tutorial you will learn how to clone yourself, create split screen effects and picture-in-picture effects with video footage in Windows Movie Maker.
See how to add sound effects and music to your Windows Movie Maker movie.
This software tutorial shows you how to work with Windows Movie Maker and use multiple video effects available in Windows Movie Maker to edit and create movies or videos. You can use up to six different effects together at one time.
This video tells you how to make a Lego stop motion animation using Windows Movie Maker. The tutorial focuses more on how to create a stop motion film with Windows Movie Maker as the tool, and assumes you have basic knowledge of how to use Movie Maker already.
The right music can add interest and flow to any video. Learn how to add this essential production element to your videos with Windows Movie Maker.
This Windows Movie Maker tutorial explains how to install add on effects, transitions and titles.
Windows Movie Maker can be used to make HD movies. This step by step clip shows you how. The first step is to import your picture or video and make sure they're in your timeline. When you've finished editing, go to tools and options and choose the advanced tab. In video properties there's video format and aspect ratio. Select NTSC and 16:9. If you're using a cell phone or video camera, you'll be using 4:3 which is pretty small for YouTube and similar sites in order to get full screen. Save th...
Edit your video footage like a pro with Windows Live Movie Maker. This informative video from Vimeo's excellent Video 101 series of tutorials reviews the steps involved in using the software to create a basic 5x5—that is, a video composed of five clips of five seconds each. The different steps highlighted include importing your video clips, trimming the footage, editing audio, adding transitions, adding text & titles, and uploading to video sharing sites.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a PowerPoint video. This task is easy, simple and fast to do. Begin by creating the PowerPoint presentation and save it as a Graphics Integrated format. Then open the Windows Movie Maker program and click on Pictures under the Import menu. Select the presentation and click on Import. Now edit the video clips in the time line by adding transitions, effects, music and other enhancements. When finished, publish the video. This video will benefit ...
This simple software tutorial shows you how to create characters by drawing them in MS Paint and then pulling them into Windows Movie Maker to animate them. Create your own cartoons with two Microsoft softwares: Paint and Movie Maker.
Let's try the Ken Burns effect. First Google photo story 3 and download the second link and install it. Now open photo story 3, select a new story and import pictures. Then click customize motion under preview and determine the start and end position. When done customizing, click next and select the music required with the desired genre and then save the story with a appropriate name. This will help in creating presentations, good memories as well as slide shows.
In this video tutorial solving time techs you how to apply the stabilize video effect before editing in movie maker. Download and install Virtual Dub from the link in the description and download the deshaker filter also from the link provided. Extract the filter into the virtual dub folder as shown and open the video in Virtual Dub. Compress the video using the DivX codec which can be downloaded for free from divx.com. Apply the filter by selecting the deshaker filter and change the source p...
If you shot a video sideways with your digital camera, you may need to rotate it in order to get your video to appear right side up. Here's how to rotate that video using Windows Movie Maker
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Windows Movie Maker is the basic video application included with Windows XP. Learn how to use Windows Movie Maker to create a movie with transitions, effects, background music, and voice over narration. If you have never made a podcast or simple movie before, this series is a great way to get started without needing additional software if you have a Windows XP OS.
When editing digital footage within Windows Live Movie Maker, it's important that you not forget that you're not working in a strictly visual medium—that is, you should also give some consideration to your movie's soundtrack. This clip from Vimeo's excellent Video 101 covers how to do basic sound editing within Movie Maker.
How to make a short Hand drawn animation using Windows Movie Maker.
This video tells you how to edit video and make a slide show using Windows movie maker. You can even learn how to add some music to your video. Edit videos using Windows Movie Maker.
Movie Maker sometimes causes problems crashing or hanging when trying to save projects or files. This video shows you one way to solve this problem.
After using Snag-it to capture your avatar, use Windows Movie Maker to edit it.
Internet whores (which would be all of us by now) are quite familiar with gifs. Just like popular internet memes like LOLCats, viral gifs are short videos or slide shows sequenced together for a comical - or at least unexpected - effect.
Use Windows Movie Maker Effects to liven up your videos- add authenticity, motion, and distinction to your projects.
For all of the amateur film makers at home with a Windows PC looking to make movies, one effect that seems to be really popular in the YouTube community is slowing down a video to half-speed, specifically for nut shots and the like. If you're wondering how to do it in the new Windows Live Movie Maker, or like the older version of Windows Movie Maker 2.6, this video will give a quick over view of how to achieve the effect. Although, be warned that if you export it at a slower speed it will not...
Adding subtitles to a movie is super handy. That's because whether or not you speak English it can be hard to hear exactly what a movie star is saying. He could have a thick accent, or maybe the volume on your computer just sucks and everything comes out muffled. For times like these, subtitles help combat the confusion.
Short tutorial on how to pause or freeze your video during playback. Useful if :
Export your video to share on Vimeo with Windows Live Movie Maker. This video shows the different steps involved in exporting video, including setting the video width & height, bit rate, frame rate, audio settings, and saving to a WMV file ready for upload.
Now that you've imported your footage into Windows Live Movie Maker, you're ready to edit it. A good first step is to trim the beginning and end points of the individual clips that will go on to make up your movie. This clip from Vimeo's excellent Video 101 series of video tutorials will teach you how to do precisely that.