Ep. 1: Introducing Windows Movie Maker

If you’re a PC-owning person and you’ve shot some footage, it’s time to start editing. Microsoft’s Windows Movie Maker is free to download and easy to use. In this Vimeo Video School series exclusive to Plus and PRO members, we’ll illustrate the basic steps for importing, editing, and sharing your masterpieces with the world.

We’ll cover:
*Essential tools and where to find them
*Importing your media
*Starting your edit
*Troubleshooting problem clips
*Adding music and voice-overs
*Blending clips with transitions
*Applying effects and themes
*Creating titles and captions
*Adding still images
*Saving and exporting your video
*Uploading to Vimeo

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This lesson is part of a premium Vimeo Video School series, free to Vimeo Plus and PRO members. To watch the full series beyond just the first episode, upgrade now.





Am using it with a fairly good rate of success.

Mike Hill

Mike Hill Plus

Great series - but how about catering to the much larger number of Vimeo users who use Final Cut Pro ?

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Video editing basics for beginners who own PCs.

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