Why won't Windows Movie Maker play my videos?

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If your videos will not play in Windows Movie Maker, they are probably in the incorrect format. Check the file name extension (format) by right-clicking the video and choosing Properties from the drop-down menu that appears.

File name extensions (formats) for video must be one of the following:

.asf, .avi, dvr-ms, .m1v, .mp2, .mp2v, .mpe, .mpeg, .mpg, .mpv2, .wm, .wmv

If your video does not contain one of the file name extensions listed above, then the video will need to be converted before importing it to Windows Movie Maker.
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How do you put a video on windows movie maker?

Import the video into the program: > Click Import Media on the top menu > Locate the video you want to use > Click Import The video will appear in the Imported Media viewing pane. Drag it into the Time-line or Storyboard view of Windows Movie Maker. Press Play in the Preview pane to see th ( Full Answer )

How do you put videos on windows movie maker?

First you must import your video clips into Windows Movie Maker. Under the "Import" section on the left side of the screen, click the link that says "Videos", and then select the videos you would like to import. Then click either "import" or "open". When your videos have been imported, just drag the ( Full Answer )

How do you make a video on windows movie maker?

1. import videos or pictures. 2. click and drag any items down to the time-line at the bottom 3. finish (publish Video) 4. select the destination you want to save it in 5. find it and watch it i ran out of time while answering this. my email is aidenskater@hotmail.com feel free to ask me any speci ( Full Answer )

Windows Movie Maker won't import the video. I'm trying to shorten it for YouTube?

The video you are trying to import is probably the wrong format for Windows Movie Maker. . You can import video files with the following file name extensions into Windows Movie Maker to use in your project: . .asf, .avi, dvr-ms, .m1v, .mp2, .mp2v, .mpe, .mpeg, .mpg, .mpv2, .wm, and .wmv . If the ( Full Answer )

How do you put a video into Windows Movie Maker?

Video for Windows Movie Maker needs to contain one of the file name extensions (formats) listed below before it can be imported into Windows Movie Maker: .asf, .avi, dvr-ms, .m1v, .mp2, .mp2v, .mpe, .mpeg, .mpg, .mpv2, .wm, and .wmv To see if your video is a compatible format, right-click the file ( Full Answer )

How do you upload a video on Windows Movie Maker?

You have to Import Media (video/clips/pics) into Window Movie Maker. And too, the video must be in one of the following formats to be compatible with the program: .asf, .avi, dvr-ms, .m1v, .mp2, .mp2v, .mpe, .mpeg, .mpg, .mpv2, .wm, .wmv

How do you put video on Windows Movie Maker?

You have to import video into Windows Movie Maker to use in projects. Video files must be formatted with one of the following file name extensions: .asf, .avi, dvr-ms, .m1v, .mp2, .mp2v, .mpe, .mpeg, .mpg, .mpv2, .wm, .wmv Once you have imported the video into Windows Movie Maker, click on it an ( Full Answer )

How do you get videos on window movie maker?

Videos for Windows Movie Maker have to be Imported into the program. And too, the video has to be in one of the following file formats compatible with the program: .asf, .avi, dvr-ms, .m1v, .mp2, .mp2v, .mpe, .mpeg, .mpg, .mpv2, .wm, .wmv

How do you make videos on Windows Movie Maker?

First insert a couple of pictures on to the slides and maybe add some text over it.. Next add some musaic to it( optional). Save it onto your computer and watch it in windows Movie Player

How do you save the videos on Windows Movie Maker?

Video must be Published/Finished on Windows Movie maker. Read the following: * A WMM (Windows Movie Maker)project is still in "unfinished" form(.MSWMM) and can only be viewed/edited in Windows Movie Maker. * A PUBLISHED/FINISHED WMM video is the "finalized" format. Before you can view your WMM ( Full Answer )

Windows Movie Maker Split Videos?

The Split feature is located on the bottom right-hand of the Preview Screen in Windows Movie Maker. This feature clips/trims/splits the video into parts for individual section editing (muting, volume levels, effects). Note: The (green bar) in the Preview pane or Time-line video track must be advan ( Full Answer )

Windows Movie Maker Upload Videos?

You do not 'upload' videos into Windows Movie Maker. All media (including video) must be Imported into the program. And too, the video format must be compatible with Windows Movie Maker or it will need to be converted: .asf, .avi, dvr-ms, .m1v, .mp2, .mp2v, .mpe, .mpeg, .mpg, .mpv2, .wm, .wmv

How come Windows Movie Maker won't let you upload videos?

If you are unable to import videos into Windows Movie Maker it is probably because the format is unsupported by the program. You can import files with the following file name extensions into Windows Movie Maker to use in your project:. .asf, .avi, dvr-ms, .m1v, .mp2, .mp2v, .mpe, .mpeg, .mpg, .mpv2 ( Full Answer )

Where can you get videos to put on Windows Movie Maker?

You either use the video you filmed with your web cam in your computer. With that you need to keep it somewhere so you can upload it. I pt them on my desktop. Or if you filmed with a camera or video camera, upload them, then do the same thing as with the first one.

Why won't a mp3 song play on Windows Movie Maker?

You want to make sure the file is actually an mp3, because that format is compatible with Windows Movie Maker as well as: .aif, .aifc, .aiff .asf, .au, .mp2, .mpa, .snd, .wav, .wma

How do you edit videos on Windows Movie Maker?

The only editing you can do to videos on Windows Movie Maker is restricted to cutting/splitting, volume level adjustments and some minor visual manipulations such as increasing/decreasing brightness. Visit the URL posted below for more information on how to edit videos on Windows Movie Maker: http ( Full Answer )

How do you share videos from Windows Movie Maker?

There are several ways you can share your Windows Movie Maker videos with others. I suggest watching the video tutorial at the URL posted below: http://sclipo.com/videos/view/share-anywhere-easily-with-windows-movie-maker-2

How do you mute a video in Windows Movie Maker?

To Mute a video in WMM (windows movie maker): > With your video in the Time-line view of WMM > Click the + button beside the Video track > Right-click the Audio track > Select Mute from the menu Other audio adjustment options are available in this menu as well, including: fade in, fade out, cut ( Full Answer )

How can you get videos from your camera to Windows Movie Maker?

Videos from cameras need to be compatible with Windows Movie Maker file formats: .asf, .avi, dvr-ms, .m1v, .mp2, .mp2v, .mpe, .mpeg, .mpg, .mpv2, .wm, .wmv If your camera video is not one of the formats mentioned above, you will need to convert it before it can be imported into the program.

How do you get videos from YouTube on Windows Movie Maker?

YouTube video is usually in .mp4 format, which is not compatible with Windows Movie Maker. Therefore, you will need to CONVERT the YouTube video before it can be imported into the program. Free video converters are available online. Simply Google: Free Video Converters. Once you have a converter ( Full Answer )

My videos sound works fine when I view the original copy. When I open it in Windows Movie Maker the sound won't work for an imported video.?

The file's audio could be corrupt... But it is most likely that it the video is incompatible with Windows Movie Maker. Sometimes video is exported (mixed-down) with audio properties requiring codec applications different from those incorporated by the program. I would try converting the video to a ( Full Answer )

How do you find videos for windows movie maker?

Search the internet. Keyword search: free video downloads . The video files must be compatible with Windows Movie Maker however, to be able to import them into the program: .asf, .avi, dvr-ms, .m1v, .mp2, .mp2v, .mpe, .mpeg, .mpg, .mpv2, .wm, .wmv

How do you get videos on Windows Movie Maker?

All media (including video) has to be Imported into Windows Movie Maker. Click on the Import Media button on the top menu bar. Locate the video you want to include in the project and click Import. The video should appear in the Imported Media viewing pane (and collection folder). Then drag the vide ( Full Answer )

How do you layer videos in Windows Movie Maker?

If you are trying to create a Split Effect (two videos side-by-side) in Windows Movie Maker it can't be done. Before your question can be properly addressed, more detail on what you are attempting to do is required.

What codec do you need to play videos from a Kodak camera for windows movie maker?

You do not need to download a codec to import/play videos from your Kodak camera in WMM (windows movie maker). Codecs (and codec packs) are risky to download. Read the following information from Windows Help and Support: Codecs that you find on the Internet, particularly some of the free codec pack ( Full Answer )

How come my videos won't play on Windows Movie Maker?

Videos that won't play on Windows Movie Maker are probably incompatible with the program. Check the file name extension (format). If it is not one of the following, you will need to convert it before importing it into the program: .asf, .avi, dvr-ms, .m1v, .mp2, .mp2v, .mpe, .mpeg, .mpg, .mpv2, .w ( Full Answer )

Why wont your video you made on windows movie maker play on a DVD player?

You must ' Publish ' (WMM v2.6) or ' Finish '(WMM v2.1) or ' Save ' (WLMM) the movie before you can burn it to DVD. All three terms ( publish/finish/save ) relate to the exporting/mix-down process in the Windows Movie Maker program. This process converts the . MSWMM (Microsoft Windows Movie Make ( Full Answer )

Why won't your windows movie maker CD play on a different computer?

If you are trying to play a CD that contains Windows Movie Maker project files ( MSWMM ) it won't work. MSWMM files can only be opened in the Windows Movie Maker program . And too, you can open a project file on another computer that has Windows Movie Maker either, because you won't be able to ( Full Answer )

How do you mute your music playing for a second to show a video clip on Windows Movie Maker?

To mute the music (for a specific period of time) you will have to Split it on the Time-line view of Windows Movie Maker. > Move the green Advance bar to the point in your project that you want the audio to stop, and the video to start playing. > Click the Split button (beneath Preview pane) ( Full Answer )

What do I do if my my videos won't play on Windows Movie Maker?

You need to make sure the video files you are trying to import/edit on Windows Movie Maker are compatible with the program. The following video file name extensions (formats) compatible with the program are: .asf, .avi, dvr-ms, .m1v, .mp2, .mp2v, .mpe, .mpeg, .mpg, .mpv2, .wm, .wmv To see w ( Full Answer )

Windows Movie Maker won't import the video I'm trying to shorten for YouTube?

That's because the YouTube video you are trying to import is not a compatible format for Windows Movie Maker. Convert the video to one of the following file name extensions (formats) listed below: .asf, .avi, .dvr-ms, .m1v, .mp2, .mp2v, .mpe, .mpeg, .mpg, .mpv2, .wm, .wmv EDIT: If it's ( Full Answer )

When you close out Windows Movie Maker you can still hear your video playing in the background. Is that normal?

No, that's not normal. But, it means the program is still open (running in the background). When that happens, do this: > Click Ctrl+Alt+Del > Click on Start Task Manager > If you see Windows Movie Maker in the window that opens, click End Task > If you don't see it in that window, op ( Full Answer )

Why won't your movie play from Windows Movie Maker?

The movie you are attempting to play in Windows Movie Maker may not be a compatible format for the program. Video formats compatible with Windows Movie Maker are: asf, .avi, dvr-ms, .m1v, .mp2, .mp2v, .mpe, .mpeg, .mpg, .mpv2, .wm, .wmv Check the file name extension (format) of the video/mov ( Full Answer )

Have right format for video but still wont play in window movie maker?

Sometimes the codec used to encode the video is not fully compatible with movie maker. Or has the file been copy protected? To check, right click on the file and click properties, if the file has a license tab it is copy protected, if not it isn't. If it isn't copy protected and it's one of these fi ( Full Answer )

How To Silence A Video In Windows Movie Maker?

1st you select your clip then drag it into the audio box. After that right click and hit mute. Then drag it back to the video box then Bingo! You've muted your clip :D

How do you send a video from windows movie maker?

You have to Publish or Finish the video in the program first before you can send it anywhere. Publishing/finishing the video exports audio/video properties into Standard viewing format so that others can view the video on their respective media players.

Why won't windows movie maker play my avi file with picture?

Make sure your file is actually compatible with the program. AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave which is simply the 'packaging' the file is coded with. Since not all AVI's are created equal (not packaged the same way), some avi's can't be read by some media players. Windows Movie Maker is on ( Full Answer )

Why won't windows movie maker play audio but not video?

if it won't come on and if the video is black, it needs to load. you can see how much progress it has made at the bottom. the newer version of windows movie maker is easier to tell, but i dont know about the other ones. if it is loading still the loading bar is neon green at the bottom. so it needs ( Full Answer )