ITS / IS Video Tutorial:
Simple video editing with Windows Movie Maker



Windows Movie Maker is a video editing program that's included with Windows/XP and Windows Vista. It's a basic editor that enables you to do a surprisingly large amount of practical work, and you already have it! These brief video tutorials show you how to do it, step-by-step:

    1. Converting video files to usable form (skip if you already have .avi or .wmv)
    2. Basic video editing
    3. The short video produced in the above tutorial
    4. Including still pictures
    5. Exploring transitions and effects
    6. Locating music that it's legal to use for soundtracks
    7. Applying a sound track
    8. What freeze-frame is good for and how to do it

Segment 1 (6.9 minutes)
Converting video files to usable form




Segment 2 (9.9 minutes)
Basic video editing with Windows Movie Maker




Segment 3 (.5 minutes)
The short video produced in the above tutorial



DePaul Instructional Technology Support Group / Information Services       Updated 12/14/2009 by JJ