This book will teach you the basics and more advanced essentials of Windows Movie Maker. It assumes you have at least a simple knowledge of the Windows operating system.
Movie Maker's good and bad points
- It's free
- Relatively easy to use compared to other editors
- It crashes quite often, sometimes forcing you to start over!
- Pretty bad video quality
- Can't save huge movies you've edited
So basically, Movie Maker is good for you to get started with making films, but if you're going to get serious with making low-budget feature films, then you might want to buy a commercial program, which naturally yields better results.
- Capturing video from device
- Organising collections
- Making titles and credits
- Splitting video clips
- Adding audio
- Finishing your movie
- Video transitions
- Video effects
- Muting and fading in and out