Import Existing Videos

You may have videos in a variety of formats, and that’s okay. Windows Movie Maker accepts most of them.

10 minutes per video (on average)

You can import the following digital video file types into Windows Movie Maker by default:

  • .asf

  • .avi

  • .m1v

  • .mp2

  • .mp2v

  • .mpeg

  • .mpe

  • .mpg

  • .mpv2

  • .wm

  • .wmv

You can import videos from your digital camera (explained in more detail in Chapter 9) as well as use Windows Easy Transfer to import existing video files to your new computer, as explained in Chapter 2. If you have video files to import from your network or don’t want to use Windows Easy Transfer, don’t sweat it. It’s really easy to do in Windows Movie Maker. ...

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