In the United States, more and more people are indulging in the luxury of making home movies with the help of their personal computers. The Internet offers a number of options for downloading free movie programs allowing the aspirations of amateur movie makers to shine on. Any person with a creative mind can create a video using a collection of sound effects, music, serial video titles and animation with Windows Movie Maker 2.
Windows Movie Maker 2.1, developed by software giant Microsoft, offers the options to create, edit and share home movies on your computer. You can produce your own movie, eliminating poor shots and accommodate only the best scenes. The movie can subsequently be shared via the Web, e-mail, or CD. Using another application, you can transfer your masterpiece on to a DVD. There is also software that will allow you to save your movie back to videotape in your camera to play back on television or in the camera. Movie Maker 2.1 also has great special effects, music and narration that has a great degree of flexibility and are easy to use.
Internet sites that offer free downloading of Movie Maker 2.1 are PCWorld.com, freedownloadcenter.com, and download.com. With a few clicks of the mouse one can bring out the effects of a chilly winter morning on a sultry summer day or depict a scorching desert sun on a chilly winter evening.
Movie Maker is not the only movie editor you can find online. Check the above websites for the competition and the pros and cons.