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Windows Movie maker does not work

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8 Professional

    Windows Movie maker does not work


    I recently purchased a Dell 8500 with window 7. Movie maker worked great. I upgraded to the $14.99 windows 8 pro and now the Movie Maker software will not work. I import a video and I am able to cut the start position and set an end to the video - though it is very slow now. When I import the same video and try to edit it to the end of the video I just cut I get the yellow caution sign and I am not able to do anything with the video.

    One of the reasons I bought a new computer was to edit videos faster. My old window pentium4 using Roxio 10 was quicker than my new computer since the upgrade.

    Does anyone know if it is the software i.e. will Roxio's newest release or Cyberlink's Media Ultra work any better than the free Windows Movie maker?

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  2. #2


    Germany/Florida
    Posts : 4,514
    Vista and Win7


    If you are using the old Movie Maker, try the Windows Live Movie Maker. I realize that this does not have the timeline, but once you get used to it, it works pretty well and the output quality is a lot better than with WMM. You can get it e.g. from here: Windows Live Movie Maker - CNET Download.com

    Another fantastic option is Machete. That is a lossless editing program that works super fast. They have a free trial version. Easy Video Editor for FLV, MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV etc files
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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