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 ...more
Windows Live Movie Maker Quick Tutorial
Windows 7 is the hot, new operating system replacing the past XP and Vista systems. Windows 7 is the most simplified, user-friendly version that Microsoft has developed - ever. Get acquainted with your new version of Windows straight from Microsoft. This video tour will show ...more
Add text and titles with Windows Live Movie Maker. There are three options for adding text in Movie Maker. This tutorial provides an overview for each type: title (which goes before the selected clip), caption (which is superimposed over the selected clip) and credits (which g ...more
Add transitions and effects with Windows Live Movie Maker. Effects and transitions can really influence the mood of your video. This informative and lighthearted tutorial shows the overall procedure, including the editing environment, effect preview, and suggested basic transi ...more
When editing digital footage within Windows Live Movie Maker, it's important that you not forget that you're not working in a strictly visual medium—that is, you should also give some consideration to your movie's soundtrack. This clip from Vimeo's excellent Video 101 covers h ...more
Now that you've imported your footage into Windows Live Movie Maker, you're ready to edit it. A good first step is to trim the beginning and end points of the individual clips that will go on to make up your movie. This clip from Vimeo's excellent Video 101 series of video tut ...more
Export your video to share on Vimeo with Windows Live Movie Maker. This video shows the different steps involved in exporting video, including setting the video width & height, bit rate, frame rate, audio settings, and saving to a WMV file ready for upload.
Ready to edit your footage in Windows Live Movie Maker? First, you'll need to move the individual clips from your camera to your computer. This installment in Vimeo's excellent Video 101 series of covers all of the basics—connecting your camera, copying the files over and, fin ...more
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. Th ...more
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 uploa ...more
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 ...more
Take a few photos and still images, then use Windows Movie Maker to turn them into a screen saver style loop. This tutorials hows you how to use Movie Maker so you can burn your own short movie onto DVD.
New to Windows? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to create HD 1080p/720p videos with Windows Movie Maker. Create and export your videos to 1080p (full HD) and 720p HD on your W ...more
Converting file formats seems to stump a lot of people, so if you're coming here clueless as to how to convert an AVI to DVD, don't feel alone. In this video, learn how to turn an .AVI file to DVD using Windows Live Movie Maker easily and for free.
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Here is the introduction sequence for the game, it's one of the best for this generation: The arrival of the player is mirrored by the arrival of the riverboat, as if the player is getting off the boat to a new location just like the characters. The piano music at the beginnin ...more
So, you scratched up your $500 Adobe CD and now it's unreadable. You could go buy a new one, but you already purchased it! Searching The Pirate Bay and downloading some Adobe software can usually be easy enough, but what should you watch out for? And what about your movies? W ...more
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Backing up your files is a requirement in today's world of tech. In an instant, your storage device can fail. This is an unacceptable situation that should never happen to anyone. Storage is cheap, and backups are easier than ever to perform. Most of the time, this can be comp ...more
Imagine… being able to watch television on your PC. And imagine being able to stop, pause and record those television shows. Well, in Windows 7 it's totally possible. This video shows you the possibilities of Windows Media Center. Watch, pause, and record live TV. Listen to y ...more
Contrary to popular belief, augmented reality apps have been available for a while now. I remember using the Layar app (still available for iOS and Android) to explore nearby businesses and landmarks with varying success via an early-generation Android handset. It would be ha ...more
When it comes to news, updates, and arbitrary nonsense, it's hard to find a better source than Twitter. And for some of us, the best way to consume Twitter is through the web (versus a mobile app). But as much as I prefer the standard browser version, it's easy to make it bett ...more
While Magic Leap has gained attention for its ability to raise capital, the company (now with an actual product on the market) still faces an uphill climb against the titans of the industry. Namely, there's the looming presence of Apple, who 18 months ago didn't even have an ...more
In the wake of MoviePass' controversies, there was room for competitors to slide in and steal the limelight. Sinemia is one of those services. It's sometimes just as confusing to use as MoviePass, but some benefits can make it worth it whether you're switching from MoviePass o ...more
Apple's latest mobile operating system for iPhones, iOS 12, was released to everyone Monday, Sept. 17, and it's the same exact build that developers and public beta testers received as the "golden master" on Sept. 12, the day of Apple's 2018 special event. Install it to start ...more
Since getting our hands on the Magic Leap One last week, we've been methodically delving into each feature and reporting our findings step-by-step. Earlier this week, we took a look at the Screens app (a video viewer) and the Helio app (an AR web browser). This time around, we ...more
It finally happened! In a world of "go big or go home," Magic Leap has finally done something other than tease us with vague promises and rendered video concepts. Although, other than actually showing us what the developer's kit will look like, it seems little more than a slig ...more
There's no denying that there are some seriously useful new features in iOS 11 for iPhone. But there's also no denying that Apple got a few things wrong with the latest iOS update, as well as left a few important features out. Some of the items listed below are things Apple b ...more
Prime Directive : How NASA's Planetary Protection Officer Keeps Our Germs from Contaminating Other Planets (& Vice Versa)
On July 20, 1969, humans set foot on the moon for the first time. But some say our microbes beat us there. With the Space Age came new questions about microscopic invaders from outer space and concern about where we are leaving our microbial footprints. The questions are even ...more
It's official — the newest version of Google's mobile operating system is called Android 8.0 Oreo, and it's in the process of rolling out to many different devices. Oreo has plenty of changes in store, ranging from revamped looks to under-the-hood improvements, so there's tons ...more
Android comprises an entire ecosystem of apps, games, functions, and features, so it would only make sense that it has its own lexicon. Words, phrases, and acronyms that didn't exist ten years ago are now used in an off-the-cuff style by developers and support technicians acro ...more
Apple's special September event just wrapped up with the company unveiling several new products, including the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPad Pro, and the new Apple TV set-top box. In addition to hardware, Apple also discussed a couple of its latest software platforms, iOS 9 ...more
Brand loyalty is one of the main factors behind our decision to choose a particular mobile device, but it doesn't have to be the entire equation. Educated consumers know that certain devices simply fit their budget and usage better than others, which means you can't always let ...more
So you finally decided to make the switch from iOS to Android, huh? Well first off: welcome to the world of tomorrow. And secondly: good call, mate. In all seriousness, switching between mobile ecosystems can be quite the hassle. Even after you've grown accustomed to the new ...more
Will the predicted apocalyptic date—December 21st, 2012—really be the end of the world? In this ongoing five-part series, we examine what would happen if zombies, nuclear weapons, cyber wars, earthquakes, or aliens actually destroyed our planet—and how you might survive. End ...more
One could argue that, at least for the moment, software development is more important to the augmented reality experience than hardware. Since a viable augmented reality headset has yet to emerge for the broader, mainstream consumer market, currently, the same devices that mak ...more
Windows Movie Maker is the basic video application included with Windows XP. Learn how to use Windows Movie Maker to create a movie with transitions, effects, background music, and voice over narration. If you have never made a podcast or simple movie before, this series is a ...more
Take control of your raw footage- learn how to capture video in Windows Movie Maker, and take the first step to editing the video into a completed project.
Learn how to import elements like video footage, pictures, audio, and music into Windows Movie Maker and use outside elements to make your videos more unique.
How to capture video from a camcorder, save file and then upload to YouTube using Windows Movie Maker.
The difference between an effective and a boring video is tight editing. Learn the basic steps to get started editing your raw footage with Windows Movie Maker.
If you shot a video sideways with your digital camera, you may need to rotate it in order to get your video to appear right side up. Here's how to rotate that video using Windows Movie Maker
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. ...more
This software tutorial shows you how to work with Windows Movie Maker and use multiple video effects available in Windows Movie Maker to edit and create movies or videos. You can use up to six different effects together at one time.
This 3 part Movie Maker tutorial explains all the main functions of Movie Maker and how to use them. Part one starts with importing video clips, editing clips, adding video effects and transitions, etc. Part two covers basic sound control, adding titles and credits, and puttin ...more
This video tells you how to make a Lego stop motion animation using Windows Movie Maker. The tutorial focuses more on how to create a stop motion film with Windows Movie Maker as the tool, and assumes you have basic knowledge of how to use Movie Maker already.
This software tutorial shows you how to chroma key in Windows Movie Maker. Chroma keying requires having green screen video footage. Once you have footage you can use the chroma key effect tools in Windows Movie Maker to put subjects in different background. See how easy it is ...more
This video tells you how to edit video and make a slide show using Windows movie maker. You can even learn how to add some music to your video. Edit videos using Windows Movie Maker. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
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 i ...more
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 devi ...more
Windows Movie Maker is the PC's answer to iMovie. It is a user friendly, relatively easy way to create and edit movies. Follow this tutorial and get to know your Windows Movie Maker better. In this lesson, learn how to add and edit audio for your films. By playing with the aud ...more
Watch this video tutorial to see how to make stop-motion animation with Windows Movie Maker. First, you'll have to take all of the pictures for your animation, with your action figures, Legos... dolls. Import all of your pictures onto the timeline in Windows Movie Maker. Now, ...more
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 y ...more
Elizabeth Jones explains how to export your finished project for the web using Windows Movie Maker. You can select Windows Media low bandwith to significantly decrease the size of your movie file.
An overview of the basic effects in Windows Movie Maker and how to use them to improve your video.
Add titles, credits, and other text content to your Windows Movie Maker projects with these easy steps.
This video gives a short tutorial on using the timeline in Windows Movie Maker.
After using Snag-it to capture your avatar, use Windows Movie Maker to edit it.
This video demonstrates how to watch, save and share movies with Windows Movie Maker. The video walks you through saving and compressing the movie, emailing it to another person, and posting the movie on the web.
If you have video footage that was recorded upside down, you can use Windows Movie Maker to rotate it 180 degrees using the Mirror Horizontal and Mirror Vertical video effects. This instructional video walks you through step by step to show you how it is done!