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How To: Use Windows Live Movie Maker

In this tutorial, we learn how to use Windows Live Movie Maker. First, open up Windows Movie Maker then find the section of the software where you can upload your photos or videos. You can also drag your media into the empty white box that's on the screen. After you have uploaded your videos and photos, you will be able to edit them by splitting or trimming them how you would like. After this, you can add visual effects to the media by clicking the appropriate tab. You can also insert animati...

How To: Install Windows Movie Maker on Windows 7

This video tutorial belongs to the software category which is going to show you how to install Windows Movie Maker on Windows 7. Windows 7 RC does not come with Windows Movie Maker. However, you can download the movie maker from Microsoft site that will work with Windows 7 RC. Go to Microsoft Downloads, find the link for the Windows Movie Maker download and download it. Then run the exe file and follow through the steps to set up and install the program. After installation, the program can be...

How To: Create stop motion animations with Windows Movie Maker

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make stop motion animations. Begin by mounting the camera onto a stable surface position, such as a tripod. Then layout the figure to a desired position for the first frame. Now take a picture and slightly move the figure for the second frame. Continue moving the figure and taking frames until you have completed your animation. Then upload the frames onto your computer. Open the images in a movie editing program and make sure to set the picture dur...

How To: Use Windows Movie Maker to cut simple videos

Windows Movie Maker is a basic program that comes with windows, but it actually performs quite well. You can capture video with your webcam and import it into WMM or you can capture it in the program itself. Make sure your webcam is connected and click "Capture from video device". Click next and name the file, click next. Click best quality, then next. The start capture tab will start the recording and stop capture will cease it. Select finish when you are done. The video is then saved to the...

How To: Convert a Windows Movie Maker video to Youtube format

In this video, Hotrod2693 demonstrates how to convert a Windows Movie Maker Video to a YouTube compatible format. First of all, he starts by opening windows movie maker. He imports the windows movie maker video. Next, he drags the newly imported video file to the bottom blue line. Once in place, he goes to File-Save Video As, names the video and saves it. After this is done, he goes to File-Save Movie File. He makes sure “My Computer” is selected and clicks next. In the next screen he names h...

How To: Use Windows Live Movie Maker to edit videos

This Software video tutorial will show you how to use Windows Live Movie Maker to edit videos. Starting with the store board; here you can drag videos and photos or click to browse them. Click and it will open up a window with all your photos and video. On the left side is the preview window. As you scroll your cursor through the images, they will appear in this window. On top are a row of tabs. Each of the tabs is called the ribbon allowing you to select various tools. Here you can add or de...

How To: Use Windows Movie Maker for simple video editing

You can edit videos in Windows Movie Maker. Movie Maker allows you to make videos. What you will want to do first is open pictures or a video that you will want to use. Select however many images or videos you want to use. Create a title and credits for this video. You can select whatever type of font and font color that you want to use. The next step you will want to do is add Audio. You can do this by looking under Tasks on the far left side of the page and add whatever audio from your hard...

How To: Use Windows Movie Maker to edit simple videos

John Gregory shows just how simple it is to make and edit videos using Windows Movie Maker. In you movie maker window, Just click on “Import Video” and import a video that you want to edit. Here, John takes up a video he has already created. You can see the different slides in the video. Select all the slides and drag them to the time-line and paste it there. Now you can view the slides on time-line. Next, is giving a title to the video. Here, the title used is “how to send a video mail”. Joh...

How To: Alter your voice in Movie Maker

This video illustrates how to change the pitch, speed and tempo of an audio file. The first thing you need to do search online for the website for "Audacity" or "Audacity Editor". Once you find it and get there you next need to download it and save it to a location in your computer. Next, open it and run the program. When you are done installing it and you hit the"finish" button you can select your audio and make the changes you need to it.

How To: Compress a video file in Movie Maker

Do you want to compress your video files less than five times the size while keeping the same quality? If yes, then this video shows you how. By compressing video files you can save a lot of space. Then, it can be easily burned to a DVD or even uploaded to a file-sharing website. To do the compression, you need to use Windows Movie Maker software. Open the video file in Windows Movie Maker. Now, move all the clips into the story board. Open the option "Save to computer". Now, Windows Movie Ma...

How To: Make HD video with Windows XP's Movie Maker

Learn to make HD Video With Windows XP's Movie Maker with this video tutorial. First, go to PapaJohn, there is WMV-HD at the left hand side of the screen. Expand that and click on the Introduction, then 1280*720 link. Download begins, save file on you hard drive. It has to be in the movie maker directory. It is in Program Files - Movie Maker - Shared Link. File must be added in the folder Profiles. Put it there, and if you don`t have such folder, create it. OK, we can start movie maker and ma...

How To: Use Windows Movie Maker

This 3 part Movie Maker tutorial explains all the main functions of Movie Maker and how to use them. Part one starts with importing video clips, editing clips, adding video effects and transitions, etc. Part two covers basic sound control, adding titles and credits, and putting in overlay credits. Part three shows you how to take a pile of pictures and music and instantly create a musical montage.

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