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Microsoft Windows Movie Maker 2: Visual Quickstart Guide by Jan Ozer

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Creating Clips in Video Files

In Chapters 3 and 4, you learned how to create clips during capture. Now you'll learn how to create clips when importing video that's already saved to disk. As you'll see, it all boils down to selecting one check box during the import process; however, the results will differ depending on the type of file you're working with.

For example, if you import a Windows Media Video file, Movie Maker creates a clip for each marker in the file. Markers are frames inserted by the producer of the file to provide instant access to the frame when the file is played in Media Player. They're a fairly obscure feature of Windows Media Video, so if you've never heard of them or seen them, you're definitely in the majority.

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