Windows Media Maker is one of the most widely used video editor and it is very easy to use. It is unfortunate that Microsoft has stripped down the features of this excellent video editor, in the recent versions of this free software for Windows Vista and Windows 7.However, DevRexster has now made available Windows Movie Maker 5.1 as a portable version, with all the features of the original Windows Media Maker.
Windows Movie Maker makes the task of creating home movies amazingly easy and fun. With Movie Maker, you can create, edit, and share your home movies right on your PC or computer. It has what it takes to create a decent movie:
- Cool transitions and video effects
- Creation of title and credits
Portable Windows Movie Maker 5.1 is in-fact a free movie making software that can be used from a USB device! It has more than hundred transitions and 76 video effects. As mentioned above, it also has an in-built handy tool to make titles or credits.
For the basic home user, portable Windows Movie Maker is an excellent tool that does most of the basic tasks well in an easy to use work-flow structures,namely, story board.One can easily create very attractive presentations with music and transition effects.After you complete the video editing, you can export the video to several different formats in various sizes, depending on where you want to use it. The video can be published on a website or recorded to a CD or simply saved to the hard drive.
Windows Movie Maker 5.1 is for those novice video editors with little or no experience in Video editing. They can easily create their own video presentations, with all their favorite video clips and images and add some really cool video effects and transitions.
How To Install Windows Media Maker 5.1 Portable?
- Free download the zip file from
hereand extract the contents to a folder
- Run “Runonce.exe”, preferably as an Administrator
That is all! Windows Media Maker 5.1 can be used with Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. Simply launch Windows Media Maker 5.1 by double-clicking “moviemk.exe” and enjoy.
Update – This portable movie maker is not available for download anymore.You could however check out the latest versions 6.0 and 2.6. Get the windows movie maker free download for windows 7 and vista. Windows movie maker 6.0 is for systems that support hardware acceleration while windows movie maker 2.6 is for systems that do not support hardware acceleration and hence could not run windows movie maker 6.0.