Adding effects in Windows Live Movie Maker

Effects, also known as filters, change the look of a clip. Windows Live Movie Maker offers many different looks, and multiple filters can be used on one clip to achieve many many combinations of effects.

  1. Select a clip and click on the “Visual Effects” tab across the top.
  2. The default option is no effect which is the first option as indicated by a orange outline.
  3. Mouse over the different effects to get a preview of the look on the clip.
  4. Left click on the effect to select it.

Adding Multiple Effects

  1. To add multiple effects select a clip the click on the drop down menu in the lower right corner of the Visual Effects tab
  2. Scroll to the bottom of this window and select “Add Multiple Effects”
  3. A new window will appear with a list of available effects on the left.
  4. Select an effect and choose “Add”.  It will appear in a window on the right side of the clip
  5. Repeat this step to add multiple effects