Editing Video for Free With Windows 7

There is a program that you can download to your Windows 7 computer called Windows Live Movie Maker. It is a part of Windows Live Essentials and features some basic tools for editing video that you have downloaded or recorded. Once you have familiarized yourself with the application there are some fun projects you can begin, such as combining images into a slideshow or adding your own music to a video.


Step 1: Open a Web browser window, then go to the Windows Live Movie Maker download page at Live.com.

Windows Live Movie Maker



Step 2: Click the “Download Now” button at the right side of the window, then save the file to your computer.

Click Download Windows Live Movie Maker button


Step 3: Double-click the downloaded file, then click “Yes” to allow the program to make changes to your computer.

Double-click the downloaded Windows Live Movie Maker file


Step 4: Click “Choose the Programs You Want to Install,” then click “Photo Gallery and Movie Maker.”


Selectively Choose Windows Live Essentials programs to install


Step 5: Follow the prompts to complete the installation. You can launch Windows Live Movie Maker from the “All Programs” directory of the “Start” menu.



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