Article ID: 274566
This article describes the basic editing features that are available in Microsoft Windows Movie Maker.
Some of the basic editing features are described in the following sections:
Combining Clips:You may want to combine a clip of a previously-segmented recorded event. When you combine clips, the time index is extended to include the second clip. If you want to combine two clips, they must be sequential from the same source content.
NOTE: Editing clips does not affect source content.
To combine two clips, follow these steps:
Transitioning Clips:You can add a cross fade transition to your project. This transition can switch smoothly from one clip to the next by blending the two clips together.
NOTE:To insert a cross fade transition, the workspace or project must be in Timeline view.
To insert a transition, follow these steps:
Trimming Clips:This feature enables you to remove unwanted footage from a clip.
NOTE: To trim a clip, the workspace or project must be in Timeline view.
To trim a clip, follow these steps:
Article ID: 274566 - Last Review: June 19, 2014 - Revision: 2.0
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