Download Windows Movie Maker - Best Software & Apps

  • Windows Movie Maker

    Windows Vista 2.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The easiest way to create photo presentations

    7
    20588 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Works with images and videos, Includes many video and transition effects, Exports to several formats
    • CONS: Too simple for advanced users
  • Portable Windows Movie Maker

    6.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Standalone easy-to-use video editor

    7
    125 votes
    • PROS: Great for beginners in video editing, Includes many effects and special filters, Includes a title and credits tool, Can export to various formats
    • CONS: Too basic for more advanced users
  • Movie Maker 8.1

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows Phone

    Slick video editor for Windows Phones

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Easy to use, Includes some nice transitions, Add your own effects and transitions, Integrated with YouTube and Instagram
    • CONS: No way to zoom-out from timeline, No way to drag audio
  • Adobe Premiere Elements

    13

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Simpler version of Adobe Premiere video editing suite

    6
    166 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, More powerful than Windows Movie Maker, Lots of sound effects and filters, Lots of transitions, Effective audio leveler, Great soundtrack creator, Mobile video syncing, Themes give videos professional touch
    • CONS: Lacks the power and speed of Premiere, Upgrades can be expensive, No multicam support
  • Foto2Avi

    4.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Edit your photos into video with this simple editor

    7
    22 votes
    • PROS: Enables you to fit together photos easily, More options for photo movies than Windows Movie Maker
    • CONS: Inflexible in parts, Doesn't auto shrink music
  • Windows Movie Maker 2012

    16.4.3528.331

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Solid, free video editor from Microsoft

    7
    7149 votes
    • PROS: Hardware acceleration, Easy sharing to social networks, Video stabilization
    • CONS: More advanced users should look elsewhere
  • Windows Essentials

    16.4.3503.0728

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft's essential apps to get you started

    6
    254 votes
    • PROS: Great package of apps to get started with, Windows Movie Maker still excellent, Live Mail is a solid app for those without Outlook, Many useful features in Photo Gallery, SkyDrive integration is unobtrusive
    • CONS: Live Messenger struggling to stay relevant, Live Writer is very basic