Chapter 3. Editing Basics: Movie Maker and More

Editing Basics: Movie Maker and More

Now that you’ve shot your video, you can get started with the all-important task of learning how to edit your video into a movie.

Editing video is a lot like editing a slideshow—but with a few new twists. This chapter covers the following:

  • A tour of Movie Maker—You’ll discover the basic functions and learn about the interface (without having to know how to use the program yet).

  • A hands-on Movie Maker exercise—With detailed step-by-step instructions, you’ll learn how to edit a few clips (and music and photos, if you have them) together for a beginning exercise. (You can use these same instructions ...

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