Video sources. Video files can be imported from the following sources:
Digital video cameras
Mobile phones or smart phones
Flash memory cards (your computer will require either a built-in or external
memory card reader)
Data CDs or DVDs
Web site downloads
Webcam and screen capture programs (many newer laptop computers have
NOTE: Many video capture devices can be connected directly to your computer
with a USB, Fire Wire, or video connection for file upload. Consult your device
manual or online documentation.
Video editing programs. Video clips can be edited in your Movie Maker 2011
project file (see “Edit Video Clips” on page 28). You can also pre-edit clips before
you import them into your Movie Maker 2011 project folder for easier use. Video
editing programs include:
Adobe Final Cut
AVG 2011 (free down load)
Avid FreeDV (free download)
AVS Video Editor (free download)
iMovie (Macintosh users)
Kino (UNIX system users)
Microsoft Movie Maker (Windows users)
Edit Video Clips
Control video clip length, start and end points, and split videos.
Edit video clip length. You can adjust the start and stop points of imported
Click the Edit tab. The Edit tab will appear under the Video Tools heading.
Press the Ctrl + click keys to select an individual video clip. A vertical slider
bar will appear at the left edge of the video clip.