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

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Movie Maker's Special Effects

Movie Maker ships with 28 effects, which Microsoft refers to as video effects. (This isn't the most accurate term, however, since you can apply them to both video clips and still images.) The video effects are stored in the Video Effects collection (Figure 11.1).

Figure 11.1. Movie Maker's video effects are contained in a collection, accessible from the Collections pane or Collections list.

I've divided these effects into the following categories:

  • Curative effects: Only two curative effects are included with Movie Maker: Brightness, Decrease, and Brightness, Increase, which perform their namesake ...

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