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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft® Windows® Vista™ All in One by Greg Perry

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Chapter 19. Making Movies with Windows Movie Maker

In This Chapter:

  • Understand Movie Maker’s past and present
  • Plan your videos to produce great movies
  • Understand Movie Maker’s busy screen
  • Get video into your computer
  • Work with video clips
  • Produce your movie
  • Add special effects, movie titles, and credits

Get your director’s chair ready because you’re about to enter the world of video editing. Unlike the cut-and-splice film days, editing movies digitally requires no special chemicals—only a good program that can take movie clips, piece them together, add special effects when needed, append titles and credits, and enable you to synchronize the sound with the action.

Windows Vista includes Movie Maker, a program that does all that and more. Technically, ...

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