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Microsoft Windows Vista: Visual QuickStart Guide by Chris Fehily

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Chapter 11. Windows Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker lets you transfer audio and video to your computer from a digital video camera, web camera, or other digital source and use that as raw material for your own movies. You can combine footage, still photos, music tracks, videos, voice-over narratives, and other media files. Then you can edit; add titles, video transitions, and special effects; and save the result as a stand-alone file in Windows Media Audio/Video (.wmv) format. Your movie is ready to play or to share with friends and enemies via email, web, DVD, or CD.

✓ Tips

  • Video editing is a computer-intensive activity that requires at least a 2 GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM, and a fast hard disk (7200 rpm or better) with a lot of free space.

  • If Movie ...

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