1.    16 Aug 2017 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2017
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    Windows 7

    Now that windows movie maker is no longer there what do people use


    I know theres lots of movie makers..but..windows movie maker was on every computer, free, and easy to use, and people were used to it...now that its not available....what do people use?...again iknow theres lots of stuff avaiable....but...is there something thats on the level of windows movie maker thats in terms of being free, easy to use, and people are familiar with?.......yes i know i can go to download.com and find a movie maker thats free but theres really not alot and even if they are, they aren't all easy to use and something that people are familiar with....i want one that is free....easy to use.....and something that is used by lots of people
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  2.    16 Aug 2017 #2
    Join Date : Dec 2016
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    Win 10 rs1 - build 14393.1794

    Hey, You can still get MovieMaker ver. 6.0 original build for Win 7, but installs and work OK on Win 10.

    Here is a link to Blaine's site, that holds the dl. pak. : http://movies.blainesville.com/2010/...ker-60-on.html
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  3.    17 Aug 2017 #3
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Cosmos
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    Windows 10 Home 64bit V1607

    Yep, also using MovieMaker ver. 6.0 on W10.
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  4.    17 Aug 2017 #4
    Join Date : Feb 2014
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    Windows 10 Professional

    You can still use Movie Maker if you can find a Windows Live Essentials offline installer and install it.

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  5.    17 Aug 2017 #5
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    S/E England
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    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)

    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    You can still use Movie Maker if you can find a Windows Live Essentials offline installer and install it.
    This page used to have links to download the offline installer.

    Download Windows Essentials 2012 (Web installer)
    Download Windows Essentials 2012 (Offline installer)

    Update (3/21/2017): URLs removed as WLE lifecycle is over.
    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/...-download-now/

    That same page is archived as it appeared on 19 Nov. 2016 in the Internet Archive Wayback Machine and the links will download the archived copy of wlsetup-all.exe that is also preserved in the Wayback Machine.
    Microsoft Windows Essentials 2012: Download Now | AVIRAJ AJGEKARS BLOG...

    Note that the offline installer will report that the install fails. This is not entirely true, it fails at a point after Movie Maker has been successfully installed. At least that was the case back in April.

    Quote Originally Posted by Kari
    EDIT:

    I posted too early! Although installer gave the error message shown in screenshot, to my surprise I found Movie Maker and Photo Gallery now in Start Menu. Both work perfectly.

    Strange!
    Windows Essentials 2012 will reach end of support on January 10th 2017

    But if you'd prefer to try something more modern, Kari went on to say in post #23 of that thread...
    Quote Originally Posted by Kari
    ...although I have found a pretty good alternative for Movie Maker: Shotcut, open source and completely free.
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  6.    17 Aug 2017 #6
    Join Date : Feb 2014
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    Windows 10 Professional

    Thanks @Bree for all the info!
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  7.    18 Aug 2017 #7
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    UK
    Posts : 2,082
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)

    I'm glad I archived a copy of Windows Essentials!
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  8.    14 Oct 2017 #8
    Join Date : Mar 2016
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    win 10 HOME

    Many thanks Bree

    got a copy for later use if needed

    Many thanks Again
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