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How To: Edit videos like a pro with Windows Live Movie Maker

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.

How To: Slow down your video in both Live Movie Maker and Windows Movie Maker 2.6

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...

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: Make a PowerPoint video presentation in Windows Movie Maker

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 ...

How To: Make a movie in Windows Movie Maker from Powerpoint

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a movie in Windows Movie Maker from PowerPoint. First, open up PowerPoint, then open your finished project and save it as a JPEG, saving all the different slides. Now, open up Windows Movie Maker and import all of your slides from where you saved them. Next, drag them into the time line and save it as a movie file. This will take a few seconds to finish saving, then click finish. When this is done, you will be able to play your slides as a movie and you ...

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: Insert a YouTube video into Windows Movie Maker

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...

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: Make an animated GIF in Windows Movie Maker

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...

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: Make HD videos in Windows Movie Maker

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...

How To: Apply the Chroma Key Effect in Movie Maker

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.

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: Do the Ken Burns effect in 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.

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: Apply the stabilize video effect for Movie Maker

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...

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: Add permanent subtitles to AVI movie files

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.

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