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Before you even get started....

If you are creating a movie using Movie Maker, you need to create a folder where you put all your pictures, video, and where you save the Movie Maker project while you are working on it.


1.) Make sure your Office 365 account is synced with the computer you are working on.

2.) Create a folder and name it Sophomore Reading Project

3.) Save ALL pictures, videos, and audio files (including those that you record yourself) in this folder.

4.) Save the Movie Maker project in this folder while you are working on it.


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.


Insert Videos from YouTube into Moviemaker

In order to insert videos from YouTube into Movie Maker, you need to download the video into an MP4 file. You can use one of the following programs to download videos from YouTube.

Save from Net - Don't install anything! It works without the installation.

If this site doesn't work here are two other options:


Clip Converter - Again, don't install anything.


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!


Turn Your Project Into a Movie

After you add all your videos and images into Moviemaker, you must export the project into a MP4 file.

Go to File > Save Movie > For computer

Once you have saved the movie as an MP4 file, you can upload it into OneDrive and share it with Ms. Faridi.



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