To create an AutoMovie
- Select a collection in the Collections pane or select multiple clips in the Contents pane.
- On the Tools menu, click AutoMovie.
In the Movie Tasks pane, under Edit Movie, click Make an AutoMovie.
- On the Select an AutoMovie Editing Style page, select an AutoMovie editing style.
- Under More options, click Enter a title for the movie.
- In the Enter Text for Title page, type the text you want to appear as the title.
- Under More options, click Select audio or background music.
- In Audio and music files, do one of the following:
- Select an audio or music file from the current list.
- Click Browse to import an audio or music file on your hard disk into Windows Movie Maker to use in your movie.
- Select None if you do not want any audio or music added to your movie.
- Do one of the following:
- To increase the audio level of an audio clip on the Audio/Music track, drag the slider bar towards Audio/Music.
- To increase the audio level of the audio on the Audio track that is part of a video clip, drag the slider bar towards Audio from video.
- Click Done, edit movie to create the AutoMovie and add the clips to the storyboard/timeline.
The time it takes for the AutoMovie to be created and added to the storyboard/timeline depends on the duration and amount of audio, video, and pictures you selected or in the selected collection.
- To select multiple contiguous clips, click the first clip, press and hold down the SHIFT key, and then click the last clip. To select one clip at a time, press and hold down the CTRL key, and then click each clip that you want to be included in the movie you create by using the AutoMovie feature.