Windows Movie Maker is divided into several parts: the toolbar, the task pane (left), the timeline of the video viewport and the content area.
With the upper toolbar you can open the necessary files, save them to make the procedure of copy–paste and change the interface elements of the program. In the tasks pane, all the necessary functions available to the user when creating and publishing a movie. For example, to open a video file, use the menu "File" - "Open" or click "Import media".
Edit the project is in the storyboard or timeline. A storyboard is used to set the order of slides in the project and edit the desired transitions. You can insert the desired image or video into the project, simply dragging the file into the application area. To specify the desired transition effect click on the appropriate icon between slides and select the desired option.
In the dropdown menu "show storyboard" you can select "time Scale". With the left mouse button on this page, you can set the display duration of a frame, and add an audio track by replaying the audio file in this program area. To view the video you can by clicking on the button "Playback" at the top of the scale. Also in this menu is where you can add effects, transitions, and titles that can be added through the "Overlay name".
After finishing the program, you can save the project as a movie format .wmv or .avi. After publishing, you will be able to view these files like on your computer, and transfer it to other users, writing it to removable media or sending an e-mail. To save the project file select "File" - "Save as".
Advice 2: How to use Windows Movie maker
Windows Movie Maker is one of the most simple and affordable editors that allow you to create your own videos and presentations. This application is free and has a relatively convenient interface.
You will need
- Movie Maker 2.6.
To begin, download the installation files of Windows Movie Maker. Use the version that fits your operating system. It is worth noting that Movie Maker is included with Windows XP. If you are working with newer versions, download the installation file from the Microsoft website.
Run the downloaded file and install the program Movie Maker. Open the "start menu" and click on the icon of the program. Most often this application is used to merge a large number of files-images to video. Open the menu "File".
Select "new project". After changing the mode of the program again go to the menu "File". Select "Import into collections" and launch Windows Explorer. Select the image files that will be included in the project. Alternately add each file to the workflow project.
Press Ctrl and Select the music track that will be present in your clip. All files should appear in the menu "Collections".
Now click "Display the timeline". This will allow you to quickly synchronize the location of the images. Alternately move each file in the Video category, is located at the bottom of the window.
Align the display time of each slide. First, hold down the Ctrl key and scroll the mouse wheel itself. It is necessary to zoom in. Now select the slide and change the time display. Similarly, set the timing for the remaining images.
Follow this procedure until, until you match the boundaries of music track and video. Verify correct location of the images.
Open the menu "File" and select the option "Save movie file". Wait for the launch of the new menu, select the file format and specify where it is stored. Check out the resulting film, running it available player.