Basic Editing with Windows Movie Maker Part 3

8. This is what you should see after you’ve made your second clip in Windows Movie Maker. Depending on the length of your clips, they may be wider or narrower in the timeline. If you want to see all of your distinct clips (at any point in this process) click on the “Show Storyboard” button above the timeline.

9. When you’re done making video clips, it’s time to add a title to the beginning of your video. In the left sidebar of the program window, you’ll see an option under Edit Movie that reads “Make titles or credits.” Go ahead and click that option.

10. You’re presented with several options for adding text and titles to your video. To add a title to the start of your video, click on the first option, which reads “Add title at the beginning of the movie.”

11. The text you enter in the top box will fade in first, and the text entered into the bottom box will fade in second. Scroll back up and view the video again to see what I mean. If you are happy with the very basic title screen, click “Done, add title to movie.” If you’re feeling adventurous, you can click on the other options to further customize your title.

12. This is what you should see in Windows Movie Maker after you’ve added your title. Depending on the length of your clips and customizations made to your title, they may be wider or narrower in the timeline. If you want to see all of your distinct clips (at any point in this process) click on the “Show Storyboard” button above the timeline.

13. You probably want to identify the people who are speaking in your clips. If so, click to select the clip in the timeline, and then click on the option in the left sidebar that reads “Make titles or credits.”

14. Click on the third option to “add title on the selected clip in the timeline.”

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