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Windows Vista®: Home Entertainment with Windows® Media Center and Xbox 360™ by Greg Slack, S. E. Slack

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Make a Movie with Movie Maker

Once you have the video you want on your computer, you have two options for making a movie: use the AutoMovie function or create your movie manually.

If you’re a novice at moviemaking, go with AutoMovie. This wizard-like tool analyzes your video, pictures, and music and then combines everything to make a movie based on the editing style you select. On the other hand, if you are already familiar with the moviemaking process, you might prefer to create your movie manually so you have more control over the details and final product.

Create a Movie with AutoMovie

To create a movie with AutoMovie, the collection or group of files used must contain video, audio, pictures, or a combination of all these that is at least 30 seconds ...

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