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

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Advanced Timeline Editing

Okay—you've worked through Timeline 101; now it's time for the advanced course. As previously mentioned, in its default state, Movie Maker maintains synchronization of the video file and the original audio file captured with the video and also uses global ripple edits to maintain the relative positions of assets on the Video track.

This approach works well in most instances, but sometimes you may want to use the audio from one Video track and the video from another. The following two examples—insert edits and split edits—show you what to do.

Using insert edits

Briefly, an insert edit is a technique that lets you insert just the video portion of one clip into another larger clip, while using the background audio from ...

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