How to Import Images and Videos?

1. Import images and video clips
Just click the button “import images and videos” to import your files into Win Movie Maker project. Then you can use these files in your movie. Just drag selected files to the Timeline.

2. Select files and add to timeline
Select files and add them to Timeline. Then the files will be in your movie. Files already added into Timeline have blue checked mark on the bottom right. You can add checked files again of course.

3. Use sample color and sample videos come with software
There are some sample videos come with the software. You can insert the sample videos into Timeline. The sample videos will make your movie more sophisticated.

Windows Movie Maker Step-by-Step Download & Installation Instructions

Open your browser, navigate to “” and click the download button to download the setup file.



Step 1
Download the file by clicking on the download link above, and saving it to your hard drive (e.g. Downloads folder)

Step 2
The file is approximately 130 MB and will take several minutes to complete.

Step 3
Once downloading is complete, double click on the file called “wlsetup-all”

Step 4
You will then see a prompt asking if you would like to allow the file to make changes to your device (i.e. install Windows Moive Maker and other Live Essentials software). Click Yes to proceed.

Windows 8 and later:

Windows Vista and earlier:

Step 5
The installation of Windows Live Essentials will commence.

Step 6
The first option during installation asks whether to install Windows Movie Maker only, or all of the Windows Live Essentials software package. This includes software like Messenger, Mail, Writer, OneDrive and the Outlook Connector Pack.

If you choose to install Windows Movie Maker only, click on “Choose the programs you want to install” and select “Photo Gallery and Movie Maker”

Step 7
Click on “Install” and your installer will install the files into your system.

Step 8
Once your installation is complete, you will see the following screen. Click close and you can now launch Windows Movie Maker!

That’s it!
Look for the Windows Movie Maker icon in the start menu and start making movies!