6 Things You Need to Know About Free Windows Movie Maker (in 2018)


Now, how to get Windows Movie Maker?
Free Windows Movie Maker allows you to easily make your own movie from your image and video collections. As of 2018, however, the best free video editing software is no longer available for download from the Microsoft website.
Fortunately, we have saved the links to the archived files for you. And all you have to do is to click the following button to download Windows Movie Maker free. You can read this post Welcome to use Windows Movie Maker to know more details about this professional video editing software.
We can definitely say that this download is completely safe. 100% Virus-Free and Spyware-Free Guaranteed! The download button links to archive.org, which continues to host the original installation file that was released by Microsoft before it was discontinued. You just need to click the above download link to get it. Note: the file is approximately 103 MB, and it will take several minutes to complete. What's more, there is no watermark, thus you can free download it and then use it to create your own movie!

How to Import Videos and Pictures to Windows Movie Maker
Generally, you have three options to import files.

How do I add videos and photos to Movie Maker?
Launch Windows Movie Maker, click Add videos and photos on the Home tab, in the Add group.

In the Add Videos and Photos dialog box, select the photos or videos that you want to add, and then click on Open button to continue.
How do I import photos and videos from cameras and other devices?
If you want to import photos and videos from cameras and other devices, try the following steps.

Connect your device to your PC.
Launch free Windows Movie Maker.
Press the File button from the upper left corner, and then select Import from device.
A message notifying you that the "Photos and videos will be imported into Photo Gallery" will appear. Now, you just need to click OK to go further.
Select the device you'd like to import and click Import.
Next, you'll see the "Import Photos and Videos" dialog. Here, you have two options.
If you want to review, organize, and specify photos and videos to import, click Review, organize, and group items to import, and then click Next to the next step.

If you want all photos to be imported, click Import all new items now, and then press Import button to continue.

How to import photos & videos from photo gallery to free Windows Movie Maker?
Windows Photo Gallery is an application for Windows that allows you to easily view, organize and edit your pictures with a simple interface. After importing your photos and videos, they'll appear in Photo Gallery. Now, you can take the following steps to import media files from the photo gallery to free Windows Movie Maker.

Click on Start, and then choose Photo Gallery.

Select videos and photos you'd like to send to free Movie Maker.

Click on the Create tab and then choose Movie.

How to Add the Fade in and Fade out Effects
You may have heard the Windows Movie Maker fade out. However, do you know how to add the fade in and fade out effects in the best free video editing software.

If you want to use all fade effects (Fade in from black, Fade in from White, Fade out to black, Fade out to white) in Windows Live Movie Maker, you have to use the Multiple Effects option.

The steps are:

Step 1. Click Visual Effects.

Step 2. Click the drop-down arrow in the Effects panel.

Step 3. Select Multiple effects.
Step 4. Select your preferred effects, click Add > Apply.

How to Add Narration in Windows Movie Maker
Click on Record Narration from the Home tab.
Click the Record button to begin recording.

How Can I Make a Custom Setting in Movie Maker?
According to a survey, we find many users want to publish the video using more specific options. However, most of them don't know how to create a custom setting of their own to use. Now, after editing a video on Windows Movie Maker, you can try the following 8 steps to optimize the video for playback on specific devices.

Step 1. Click on the File button which is located on the top-left corner of the window.

Step 2. Click on the Save movie button.

Step 3. Scroll down the sub-file, and then click on the Create custom setting option at the very end of the sub-file.
Step 4. Click on the setting's drop-down list and choose "" to start from scratch, or select any of the existing settings on the list you want to edit.

Step 5.Type name on the Name text field provided.

Step 6. Set the video height and width, its bit rate, and the frame rate speed.

Step 7. Select the audio settings you want from the drop-down list of Audio format.

NOTE: the higher the bit rate (kbps), the better the quality, but it also means a bigger file size.

Step 8. Check the estimated file size, and then click on Save button to store them.

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