How to add transitions to your video with Windows Movie Maker?

Windows Movie Maker includes about 60 transitions you can add to your video to make your movies look distinctive and professional. By adding transitions, you can make sure that your movie flows nicely from one scene to the next and give it the look you want.

A transition controls how your movie plays from one video clip to the next. You can add a transition between video clips, or titles in any combination on the storyboard/timeline. You might choose to use a popular and great-looking transition like a Fade. Or you might choose to use more brash transitions, such as, Bars, Shatter, or Zig Zag (to name just a few).

Adding transitions to enhance a video or slide show made in Windows Movie Maker can be accomplished in a few simple steps. In this article, you will learn how to add multiple transitions to your video using Windows Movie Maker.

Guidance: How to add transitions to your video with Windows Movie Maker?

1. Use USB cable to connect your camera to your PC, download video from your camera.

2. In the Movie Tasks pane, under Edit Movie, click View video transitions.

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3. your transition from the Video Transitions pane to the box between two of your clips.Transitions cause your video clips to overlap by about one second, which means you won’t see all of the first or last second of your clip.

a. To do this in the Storyboard, drag the transition to the box between the two clips where you want to add the transition. The transition’s icon will appear in the box between the two clips you added the transition to.

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b. To do this using the Timeline, drag the transition between the two clips you want to add it to, and the transition will snap into place. The transition’s name will appear on  the Transition track at the point where you added it.

4. To watch your transition in the Preview Monitor, under Play, click the Video Transitions pane. If you decide not to use a transition, right-click it, and then click Delete.

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Tips: Windows Movie Maker is a program enabled in Windows to create and edit videos, and one way to edit these videos is by adding special effects and transitions, but is only to Windows use, If you are on Mac OS, you can use Doremisoft video editor for mac, crop,clip, trim,merge,combine,edit,convert,rotate to create personalized home movie.

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