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Re: urgent help needed with Windows Movie Maker corrupted file
« Reply #15 on: June 25, 2020, 04:46:47 PM »
that might have been the problem! i had no room on computer to store it all so worked off the usb
With programs like adobe premiere you really need extra space on your computer for all the temporary files it produces. Movie maker also does but less so.

If your computer is full you could also have trouble rendering as a video.
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Re: urgent help needed with Windows Movie Maker corrupted file
« Reply #16 on: June 25, 2020, 04:49:04 PM »
With programs like adobe premiere you really need extra space on your computer for all the temporary files it produces. Movie maker also does but less so.

If your computer is full you could also have trouble rendering as a video.
Premiere makes HUGE render files
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Re: urgent help needed with Windows Movie Maker corrupted file
« Reply #17 on: June 25, 2020, 04:59:04 PM »
Premiere makes HUGE render files
Alas Pemeire makes BEAUTIFUL videos
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Re: urgent help needed with Windows Movie Maker corrupted file
« Reply #18 on: June 25, 2020, 05:07:13 PM »
how come no one suggested premiere?
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Re: urgent help needed with Windows Movie Maker corrupted file
« Reply #19 on: June 25, 2020, 05:08:00 PM »
also on movie maker how do i set transitions for all the photos without me having to set each one other than doing same transition for all?
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Re: urgent help needed with Windows Movie Maker corrupted file
« Reply #20 on: June 25, 2020, 05:17:42 PM »
how come no one suggested premiere?

Your original request:

im planning a video montage for a 50th anniversary celebration. which program would be most user friendly with professional results? i heard good things about iMovie but i dont have a Mac. any suggestions appreciated. i would also appreciate input as to songs that would go well for the soundtrack, something family minded. like ill be using the chorus from "someday", "memories" from mbd, "vezakeinu"...but need some lighter family themed songs as well....

Primary reasons:

1) You asked for something comparative to iMovie.
2) you asked for user friendly with pro results.  Not a pro program. Premier has a tough learning curve.
3)premier is not the best for you needs: I assumed you were incorporating pictures which are nice with a pan and zoom effect which movie maker can do automatically. Premiere would be hours of keyframe-ing (tedious) Not the most efficient way and movie maker would look nicer.
4) you would be back here trying to figure out the render page.
5) its expensive. $30/month and takes technical knowledge to get it for cheaper

Bottom line. I think it will look nicer with Movie maker.
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Re: urgent help needed with Windows Movie Maker corrupted file
« Reply #21 on: June 25, 2020, 05:19:07 PM »
also on movie maker how do i set transitions for all the photos without me having to set each one other than doing same transition for all?
What's wrong with same for all?
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Re: urgent help needed with Windows Movie Maker corrupted file
« Reply #22 on: June 28, 2020, 03:10:20 AM »
What's wrong with same for all?
gets very boring after a while. entire movie ended up being 1:06
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Re: urgent help needed with Windows Movie Maker corrupted file
« Reply #23 on: June 28, 2020, 03:15:45 AM »
How did everyone enjoy the product of your hard work?
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Re: urgent help needed with Windows Movie Maker corrupted file
« Reply #24 on: June 29, 2020, 04:15:46 PM »
How did everyone enjoy the product of your hard work?
literally have no words as to the reactions of the audience. was all at once uplifting joyous heartwrenching and empowering. but doing such a project is certainly not for the faint hearted. ended up showing it sunday since i was still working on it all thru friday and motzei. i believe the reason for the constant corruption was a) working off a usb, b) very long file c) moved around some music files after placing them in movie maker. i ended up dividing the movie in 14 parts before exporting them and playing them on loop through an app
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Re: urgent help needed with Windows Movie Maker corrupted file
« Reply #25 on: June 29, 2020, 04:28:41 PM »
literally have no words as to the reactions of the audience. was all at once uplifting joyous heartwrenching and empowering. but doing such a project is certainly not for the faint hearted. ended up showing it sunday since i was still working on it all thru friday and motzei. i believe the reason for the constant corruption was a) working off a usb, b) very long file c) moved around some music files after placing them in movie maker. i ended up dividing the movie in 14 parts before exporting them and playing them on loop through an app
Now merge the files, put it onto USBs or DVDs, and distribute it to the family for viewing in the coming years. You can have it done for you (in Lakewood) for less than $3 per USB.
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Re: urgent help needed with Windows Movie Maker corrupted file
« Reply #26 on: June 29, 2020, 06:03:10 PM »
Now merge the files, put it onto USBs or DVDs, and distribute it to the family for viewing in the coming years. You can have it done for you (in Lakewood) for less than $3 per USB.
Upload it online (private video / direct link on YouTube or other streaming service) so you have it saved for posterity and is easily accessible by anyone you want.
Can also host it on google drive as a shared link so others can download it directly to their computers / devices as wanted.

Free and don’t have to worry about it getting lost or scratched “can you make me another copy”.
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Re: urgent help needed with Windows Movie Maker corrupted file
« Reply #27 on: June 29, 2020, 06:04:36 PM »
Upload it online (private video / direct link on YouTube or other streaming service) so you have it saved for posterity and is easily accessible by anyone you want.
Is that for posterity? Your great great grandkids arent going through you web history...

He prob doesnt want to post it publicly and even so....
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Re: urgent help needed with Windows Movie Maker corrupted file
« Reply #28 on: June 29, 2020, 06:05:20 PM »
Upload it online (private video / direct link on YouTube or other streaming service) so you have it saved for posterity and is easily accessible by anyone you want.
Indeed. However, there is more implied value (and privacy) when family members get a physical drive than a simple link. But a link is cheaper and easier.
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Re: urgent help needed with Windows Movie Maker corrupted file
« Reply #29 on: June 29, 2020, 06:41:25 PM »
do both!
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