The Movie Maker Interface

The Movie Maker interface is where you'll spend virtually all of your time with the program. While you'll launch wizards for capturing your videos, described in Chapters 4 and 5, and for final output, described in Chapters 15 and 16, you'll perform all other import and edit work in this space. As you can see in Figure 3.8, there are four major windows.

  • Collections/Movie Tasks pane: This pane toggles between two views. Figure 3.8 shows the Collections pane, which lists collections of video, still image, and audio content, as well as transitions and other video effects. When you toggle to the Movie Tasks pane (Figure 3.9), Movie Maker displays a list of tasks commonly associated with video production, including capturing ...

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