Windows Live Movie Maker or Windows Movie Maker is a multimedia application for editing audio and video files. The program is part of the Windows Essentials suite of applications, but it can also be downloaded as a standalone application. This program enables beginners to create their own video files using homemade videos and photos. Photos, videos, and audio files can be imported to the application to be used for creating an original video.
The program consists of editing functions including cropping, trimming, changing the video speed, and adding transitions. Additionally, there are also audio editing functions, such as manipulating the volume, fading in and fading out, and trimming the audio file. Windows Live Movie Maker comes with a set of themes that can be used for different occasions. This allows users to create a professional looking video without having extensive editing knowledge.
The application’s other features are the following:
• simple and intuitive user interface
• variety of transitions and effects to choose from
• comes with AutoMovie themes for easier creation of videos
• support for voiceovers
• comes with an audio mixer
After finishing a project, users can share their videos online straight from the application’s interface. Users can share videos to SkyDrive, YouTube, Facebook, and Windows Live.