Difference between a project file and a finished movie file.
A project file is the container file used by Window Live Movie Maker for all the editing. This file has the extension “.WLMP”. Double clicking on this file will launch the Windows Live Movie Maker program. An exported movie has the extension “.WMV” this file is exported movie, and double clicking on it will launch a number of different media player programs such as Windows Media Player or VLC.
Sharing finished movies inside Windows Live Movie Maker:
- “Youtube” this option will send the finished video directly to a predefine Youtube user account. The user will be prompted to enter a valid Youtube username and password. The computer must have an internet connection in order to do this.
- “HD 1080″ this will export the finished movie to a local folder on the computer. This is the largest screen resolution option for exporting a movie.
- “DVD” this will export the finished movie to a local folder on the computer, once this tasks finishes ”Windows DVD Maker” will launch which is a new program for authoring DVDs.
- “HD 720″ this will export the finished movie to a local folder on the computer. This is also considered HD with a slightly smaller resolution.