How to combine multiple clips into one in Windows Movie Maker
When it comes to easy-to-use video editing software which can still produce quality projects, Windows Movie Maker finds itself at the top of nearly everybody's list.
While Windows Movie Maker allows you to cut, trim, rotate and combine video clips ect, in this article, we will focus on how to combine multiple clips within Windows Movie Maker, in order to produce the best work possible.
- Part 1: An Easier Way to Combine/Merge Video Clips
- Part 2: How to Combine/Merge Clips in Windows Movie Maker
Part 1: An Easier Way to Combine/Merge Video Clips - Using Wondershare Filmora
To combine several video clips into one with Filmora is easy, just drag-n-drop your video clips to the timeline in sequence order and then export. Done! But with Filmora, you can do more editing other than combining or merging. Filmora shares many of the same benefits as Windows Movie Maker including the one of the best aspects of both products: It is easy to use, and very intuitive for those who are working on their first project.
Filmora is also loaded with many advanced editing features such as green screen, tilt shift and face off features. All of which go along with the basic elements one would expect from a video editing software, such as the ability to crop, trim, split and combine your footage, as well as loads of effects and transitions. Currently, there are more than 300 effects built-in, which will make your video clips great.
Part 2: How to Combine Clips in Windows Movie Maker
Step 1: Add Your Clips
Click the Add Videos and Photos button under the Home tab, and then select the video clips you wish to use. You can also drag the file directly into Windows Movie Maker's Storyboard Pane.
Step 2: Arrange the Clips
Each of your clips will be separated within the Windows Movie Maker timeline by a thin break on the right side of the display. You can pick and choose the order of these clips by clicking on them and dragging them into the proper position within the timeline.
Step 3: Save Your Video
Once you have all of your clips sorted in order, you can merger the clips together then click on the Play/Preview button to run a quick preview of your work. Once you are pleased with the work you have done, click on the Movie Maker tab - located in the top left corner - and save your file. Remember, depending on how and what your project will be used for you will need to save your video in different formats or resolutions.
Let's take a look at the video tutorial below on how to combine clips in Windows Movie Maker:
For more Windows Movie Maker editing tips, check How to Edit Videos in Windows Live Movie Maker.
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- Windows Movie Maker Editing Tips
- 1. Alternatives
- 2. Basic editing tips+
- 2.1 How to edit videos in WMM
- 2.2 How to combine clips in WMM
- 2.3 How to mirror video in WMM
- 2.4 How to trim videos in WMM
- 2.5 How to reverse video with WMM
- 2.6 How to speed up video with WMM
- 2.7 How to reduce video file size with WMM
- 3. Advanced editing tips
- 4. Resources and Troubleshooting