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Last Updated: May 20, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts
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Before you even get started....

Create a folder on a flash drive or your H drive on the Library computers:

Click on the pic of the folder at the bottom of the screen.

Click on This PC and select the H drive with your Skyward ID

Right click and select 'New' 

Select 'Folder' and name it something


Get Videos from your Phone

If you can's export videos from your phone by it  into the computer, you might want to:

Upload the video to YouTube on your phone, then download it from YouTube so that you have a file that you can save to your folder using 


Make sure you download the MP4 version for video and sound.


Upload Videos to Moviemaker

You first have to upload your videos into Moviemaker.

In order to do so, you must get them from your phone or camera into the folder you created.

Once they are in that folder, open Moviemaker.

Click on 'Add photos and videos'


Trimming and Splitting clips

You can edit your video.

Click on 'Edit' in Moviemaker toolbar.

Trim Clip is used to remove scenes from the beginning or end of a video in Moviemaker.

You must save the trim!

Split is used to split one video into two pieces.

You can use Split to add a title in between scenes in your video.



Moviemaker is easy!

You can add:


Credits to the end of your Movie



Just play around with the Moviemaker toolbar


Save Your Project

If you want to go back and edit your Movie Maker project, you must save it in the same folder as your video, pictures, or audio files!

Click on 'File'

Click on 'Save Project As'

Save as a 'Movie Maker Projects' in the folder you created!


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