Lesson 11. Consume and Create Media

Goals

Play audio and video using Windows Media Player

Create and edit video projects using Windows Movie Maker

Record audio using Sound Recorder

Burn a DVD using Windows DVD Maker

Like Windows XP, Vista has tools for both consuming and creating media. All versions of Vista come with Windows Media Player for playing audio and video; Windows Movie Maker for creating and editing video projects; and Sound Recorder, a rudimentary tool for recording audio. The Home Premium and Ultimate editions also come with Media Center, which allows you to play audio and video, display photos, and watch and record television if your PC has a TV tuner installed. Home Premium and Ultimate also come with Windows DVD Maker for burning ...

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