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Windows Movie Maker Compatibility

by EmmayRose / October 18, 2010 12:47 AM PDT

I apologize ahead of time if this subject is in the wrong forum. I'm a newb.

Here's my problem: I hate Windows Movie Maker for Windows 7. It's so dumbed down that it's pretty much useless to me, and I want the Movie Maker program that comes with Vista.

I know I can download the Vista version, but will it be compatible on my Windows 7? And if not, do I have any other options?

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I have to go with no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 18, 2010 3:46 AM PDT

I looked at that and found no one that found a way to install it.

Why not move on to better editors?

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by EmmayRose / October 18, 2010 9:19 AM PDT
In reply to: I have to go with no.

I'm too cheap to buy something better. And I got really used to the Vista version. It had everything I needed. Oh well.

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Better Editors
by jrs514 / January 30, 2012 2:54 AM PST
In reply to: I have to go with no.

I opened this thread because I am having a problem myself with Movie Maker. I am just getting into turning vacation videos etc. into DVDs. Just wondering, R. Proffitt, if you can share with us which are some of the better editors.


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My son uses these.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 30, 2012 9:05 AM PST
In reply to: Better Editors

Final Cut Pro HD and a friend uses Sony Vegas HD.

Sony has a less expensive product called "Movie Studio HD Platinum" that us common users can consider.

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Better editors.
by jrs514 / January 30, 2012 11:16 PM PST
In reply to: My son uses these.

Thanks. I'll check them out.

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Do you mean this program?
by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 20, 2011 1:34 AM PDT
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Windows Live Movie Maker
by Oltrelogo / April 13, 2011 7:56 PM PDT

Why don't you try Microsoft's Windows Live Movie Maker it easily turns photos and video clips into slideshows and movies on Vista and Windows 7. You can also save your movie back to the DV tape in your camera.

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