Importing Videos, Audios and Images

When importing footage in WMM, user can either select to Capture Video (from camera, scanner or other device) or Import into Collections to import existing video files into the collections. Accepted formats of imported videos, audios and images are the following:

  • Video files: .asf, .avi, .dvr-ms, .m1v, .mp2, .mp2v, .mpe, .mpeg, .mpg, .mpv2, .wm, and .wmv
  • Audio files: .aif, .aifc, .aiff .asf, .au, .mp2, .mp3, .mpa, .snd, .wav, and .wma
  • Picture files: .bmp, .dib, .emf, .gif, .jfif, .jpe, .jpeg, .jpg, .png, .tif, .tiff, and .wmf

You can also import files into Windows Movie Maker that have a different extension from the ones listed above, but not all file types will work when you try to use them to make a movie.

💡 HANDS-ON

1. Importing video & audio into Video bar & Music bar
a. Import video into Collections ➡ drag Video into the Video bar.
b. Import audio / music into Collections ➡ drag audio / music into Audio / Music bar.
c. Import image(s) into Collections ➡ drag image(s) into Video bar.

2. Adding titles or credits to videos
a. Click Make titles or credits ➡ click Add titles at the beginning of the movie.
b. Type Sample Video Production. Enter & on the next line By: (your name).
c. Scroll down ➡ click Done, add title to movie.
d. Play the video in the Preview Screen.

3. Adding titles on the selected clip
a. Click Make titles or credits ➡ click Add title on the selected clip.
b. Type This is flower in motion.
c. Scroll down & click Change the title animation ➡ select Subtitle.
d. Scroll down & click Change the text font and colour.
e. Select Yellow for text colour ➡ click small A to decrease font 1 size smaller.
f. Drag & move the subtitle align with the sample flower video.
g. Click Done, add title to movie.
h. Play the video for preview in Preview Screen.

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