Questions tagged [windows-movie-maker]

A basic video editing application that is included with certain versions of Microsoft Windows.

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Problems editing smartphone clips. Audio seems robotic after saving in movie maker

thank you for clicking on my thread! I've recorded a video with my phone (android), after trying an edit with movie maker (Weather I click "Save for youtube" or "Recommended for this project"), the ...
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Overlay a photo in Windows Movie Maker

How do you add a picture on top of a video in Windows Movie Maker? I only know how to add text on top of the video. I want to use an image to block a person's face in the video. How can I do that? ...
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How do I edit a video clip without increasing size?

I have several video clips that are small files -- the videos are pretty low quality. I'm on a Windows computer. I just need to trim the videos and rotate them 180 degrees. You'd think that if I trim ...
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Video clip making features with FFmpeg

I'm trying to use ffmpeg to create a video clip out of multiple videos, photos, and background music. Basically all the features that tools like Windows Movie Maker support. I would like to do things ...
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.wmv audio and .mov video out of sync

I'm a total amateur at this video stuff. I'm actually a web developer trying to create a video for work and I've run into a problem. Hoping those of you who know stuff about videography can help me ...
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How to manage exports when editing lots of videos?

I'm editing many videos, >100 with each ~45min. The editing itself is specific to each video and can not be automated. Currently I'm using freeware to do this. What I'm missing is a way to delegate ...
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Recommendations on Video Editors similar to Movie Maker

I used to create videos a lot in the past, and I am trying to get back into it. I used Windows Movie Maker back when it was 2.6 and really liked that version of it. I liked the ability to click and ...
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Easier Way To Narrate Over Paused Frame?

In order to add commentary to a fast moving video I've been pausing the frame by taking a snapshot, saving to a file, recording narration, saving to a file, then manually adjusting the snapshot time. ...
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Software to create videos from multiple songs

I have a lot of songs that I want to upload to YouTube. I already uploaded close to 1000 videos. Those videos were created using Windows Movie Maker (for each song) + a macro to automate everything. (...
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Replacement for Windows Live Movie Maker for combining images and audio (Windows 10)?

I want to combine some audio I recorded with an image (for uploading to YouTube). Googling turned up "Windows Live Movie Maker" which appears to be more dead than alive, now, at least as far as ...
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Export EDL from Movie Maker WLMP (Windows Live Media Project)

I am editing a video and the director pre-edited some footage using Windows Movie Maker (no need to tell me how absolutely inadequate a tool MovieMaker is). Is there some way to export something like ...
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Does repeatedly saving a video degrade its quality?

I take a video file, let's say an mp4, and use, let's say Windows Movie Maker, to repeatedly just save it, with no edits. Every time, the software has to convert the video into a format it can edit, ...
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Decimating files in Moviemaker

I need to find a way to cut down on the total number of frames in a video I'm editing. Essentially, if it was shot in 60 fps, I'd like to choose to only keep every 20th or 30th frame. The only ...
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Why has my game video, captured with OBS/Win10 DVR, a black screen in iMovie/WindowsMovieMaker?

I am capturing games on my Windows 10 PC with Open Broadcast Software and x264 codec. My problem is that as soon as I import a video.mp4 file to iMovie or WindowsMovieMaker for editing, it is black, ...
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Speeding up a portion of video leads to choppy transition

What I am trying to achieve is speed up a small portion of a video, lasting only about a second. I tried using Windows Movie Maker. What I did was import the video three times, then trim the three ...
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How can I insert a censor bar into a mp4 movie?

I have a feature film in mp4 format. There is one scene where I just want to place a black censor box to conceal one part of the screen, no more than 7 seconds. I'm a beginner, so my concern is that ...
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Why does editing a video by Adobe Premiere Pro more than once decreases its quality?

For example: On first edit, I decreased the speed of video and saved it. Then again I imported it and made some other changes, like brightness adjustment, and saved. When I check the final file, the ...
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Video not catching up with words. After upload on youtube

I just uploaded a lyric video but it seems that Its lagging behind. Like for example. the song "ABC", It will play "ABCDE," then "FGHIJ" will allready be sung next but its still on the words "ABCDE" ...
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Issues with uncompressed video in edting software

I want to create a video from a collection of sequences I took with a light portable camera in 1080p. Because the sequences are quite shaky I used VirtualDub/Deshaker to process the video files and ...
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What is the best way to make Windows compatible with .MOV format?

What is the best way to make Windows compatible with .MOV format? I am looking for solutions other than using QuickTime to play .MOV movies on my Windows 8 machine. I want Windows to support .MOV (via ...
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How can I overlap content in Windows Movie Maker?

Say I want to overlap another video on top of the one already playing. How do I do this? There seems to be no option to do so in the actual menus.
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Windows Movie Maker - why is it a disaster?

Didn't find any relevant question here, except for this one - the answer highlights what I already suspected. Basically, several people online complain about the errors Windows Movie Maker / Live ...
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Producing Portrait orientation stop motion videos

I wonder about the following problem: The usual orientation of a smartphone is portrait. The usual orientation of a movie/video is landscape. When I have a lot of portrait pictures I can easily ...
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Logo overlay with Windows Movie Maker

I am currently editing a video with Windows Movie Maker. I am trying to insert an overlay of my logo (which is transparent) on the upper right hand side of my video, but I don't know how to do that. ...
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Microsoft Movie Maker Not Centering Video on Preview Screen

I have a 2 hour deadline and I'm literally having a mental break down over this piece of crap software. First of all, it doesn't process MOV files. Why make a video editing software at all? Now ...
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Ideal video format for Windows Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker is very slow in converting from MP4 to whatever it's using as its preferred/interim format. What is their preferred format, so I can convert to it using faster and/or GPU ...