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When you try to import a bitmap (.bmp) file into into Movie Maker, you may receive the following error message:
This file can not be imported. Make sure that it is a valid file type and that its contents have not been corrupted.
This issue can occur if you try to import a .bmp file that uses less than 256 Color (8-bit).
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Article ID: 264599 - Last Review: October 20, 2013 - Revision: 1.2