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1st December 2009, 07:05 PM #1
Movie Maker replacement
I'm looking for a Movie Maker replacement and i'm wondering if anyone has found anything that is free or cheap that is comparable to i-movie
I'm going to take a look at AVS Video Editor, any better suggestions.
AVS Video Editor: perfect for home video editing. Edit video easily!
1st December 2009, 07:43 PM #2
Its not cheap, but i bought sony vegas for the media studies suite. Its rock solid and stopped the teachers nearly have a breakdown trying to use movie maker.
Originally Posted by cookie_monster
We found movie maker mainly has problems with MPEG2 videos, (codec related)
1st December 2009, 07:58 PM #3
Movie Maker and i-movie are easy to pick up especially for younger students how easy it sony vegas to pick up?
1st December 2009, 08:30 PM #4
We use Adobe Premiere Elements here as an alternative to Movie Maker.
1st December 2009, 08:40 PM #5
vegas is a quality product, have you ever used acid? ( the software not the other thing its a video version of acid.
Originally Posted by cookie_monster
I was supposed to show the teacher how to use it, but never had to in the end, if that says anything!
1st December 2009, 08:51 PM #6
It's all gone a bit Fear and Loathing , I might download vegas for a try.
1st December 2009, 08:52 PM #7
What's wrong with movie maker? If you are thinking it isn't on windows 7 you can install it seperately
1st December 2009, 08:59 PM #8
Originally Posted by FN-GM
I've installed it on Win7 at home but it's a cut down version that's been simplified for 'family' use (apparently). The staff are complaining that it's not as good as i-movie and it's missing certain features and transitions so i'm looking for something better.
2nd December 2009, 07:22 AM #9
What version are you using and how stable is it? I've had v2.0 on my computer for a while and just waiting for v8 to arrive.
Originally Posted by Sylv3r
2nd December 2009, 06:34 PM #10
Still using 2.0 with no issues - will probably look at upgrading in the summer.
Originally Posted by laserblazer
2nd December 2009, 06:49 PM #11
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29th January 2010, 09:13 PM #12
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Advice on Video Editing SW
Have been reading the posts here, but was wondering about a replacement for Movie Maker (free please!) for our school.
We have just purchased some fantastic new video cams, which use a memory stick to store the video files. But they are MPEG, and Movie maker doesn't like them!
Any ideas on alternatives please....
Gryphon School, Sherborne, DORSET.
29th January 2010, 09:45 PM #13
why is it, that people will pay thousands of pounds for shiny new computers and cameras but refuse to pay for software???
30th January 2010, 12:56 AM #14
VideoLAN Movie Creator looks like it will be the perfect Windows Movie Maker replacement (once it is released that is) since it will support all the formats that VLC Media Player does and will also be free.
2 Thanks to Arthur:
dayzd (1st February 2010), enjay (2nd February 2010)
30th January 2010, 01:17 AM #15
I've personally used Uleads package in the past and it seemed alright.
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