Chapter 9

Making DVD Movies with WM9 and MS Movie Maker 2

In this Chapter…

System Requirements

Production Workflow: Movie Maker + DVD Workshop

Reasons for Learning Movie Maker 2

There is no shortage of sources available for learning how to use Movie Maker, the free Microsoft NLE available for download at www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/moviemaker/default.asp. So why, despite Version 2’s rich feature set, does the product still seem a bit stigmatized? Maybe because it’s free, or that it only works with Windows XP, or because the marketing and collateral materials make it seem limited to home movie production.

It’s a rhetorical question, but most potential users still don’t appreciate what this program can do for desktop video professionals, especially ...

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