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Program suggestion to use that replaces Movie Maker.
June 17, 2018
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Photog
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I’m running Windows 7 and no longer have Windows Movie Maker and it is not available. I’m at a loss as to how to make a movie from my photos. Any suggestions, thanks.

June 18, 2018
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Here is a download of the Windows Movie Maker setup. It has worked for me all the way up to Windows 10.

Click on the link. You should get a prompt to download the wlsetup-web.exe file. Save it to your local hard drive and run it.

Let me know if it works for you.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/88uc…..b.exe?dl=0

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June 19, 2018
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I had the same question. I tried your link and another one and neither would install to Windows 10.

I just want to snip a 1 minute segment out of a dashcam .avi file. (Missed a deer by 2 feet!!!!)

June 19, 2018
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hmmm – we’re both still using Movie Maker on our Windows 10 laptops, but I tried to install it fresh and I did hit a roadblock. Microsoft’s website has taken it down. So …. it doesn’t look good.

BUT, the Photos app that comes with Windows 10 has video editing capability baked in. Here’s the Microsoft help page on that: https://support.microsoft.com/…..ate-videos

And – if all you want to do is trim, google Photos can do that. This ability is only on mobile though. You need to have the video in question as part of your Google Photos library, then open it on an iOS or Android device. Tap the edit button then you’ll see the video frames at the bottom along with white bars to mark the beginning and the end. Drag them to the position you want and tap save.

Hope that helps.

June 19, 2018
11:21 pm
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The link doesn’t work for me. I wonder there is any software that works like movie maker.

Thanks for your help.

June 20, 2018
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Thanks Mrs Geek! The 10 Photos app did the trick for me!

June 21, 2018
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Steve – good to hear! Thanks for the follow up.

Dale – Did you try the Photos app that comes with Windows 10 has video editing capability baked in. Here’s the Microsoft help page on that: https://support.microsoft.com/…..ate-videos

June 21, 2018
7:18 pm
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No, I haven’t installed Windows 10 and don’t plan to unless absolutely necessary. 

Thanks for your help.

Dale

June 22, 2018
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Dale, 

What version of Windows to you have? You might try the Photos app that came with it. And do you by any chance use Picasa? It can trim video that is stored on your computer. Google Photos can trim video that is stored in Google Photos in the cloud.

If you just want to combine photos and videos into a movie with music, Google Photos can do that too.

If you want transitions, titles, voice over, along with combining photos and videos – we are currently using WeVideo. It has a free version to try and see if you like it. We are paying $60/year for more features. It works on the web, or as an iOS or Android app.

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