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How to Import SWF to Windows Movie Maker for Editing

2013-04-22 19:09:05
Windows Movie Maker is a freeware video editing software by Microsoft. You can add photos and footage from your PC or camera into Movie Maker. Then fine tune your movie in the way you like. After that, you can publish the edited videos on SkyDrive, Facebook, YouTube, and Flickr. Movie Maker can import a wide variety of video formats, preferred ones like DV-AVI (AVI), and Windows Media Video (WMV, ASF).

SWF is an Adobe Flash file format, which is not supported by WMM. To import SWF to Windows Movie Maker for editing, you need to convert SWF to Windows Movie Maker friendly format (AVI, WMV) first. This SWF Converter is a professional tool that lets users to convert SWF to AVI, WMV, MP4, FLV, MKV and more video formats. The converted file will play exactly the same as original one.

How to Convert SWF to Windows Movie Maker Format

After you download this program from the icon above, double click to install and run it on your PC. The user interface is simple and easy. You can convert SWF to Windows Movie Maker in simply three steps.

1, Select SWF to Convert

Import the SWF file that you need to convert from your computer to this program by clicking “Select File”.

2, Set the Output Format

Go to the next step to set the output format. In the drop down menu of "Output Profile”, choose AVI or WMV in “Common Video”. More parameters are customizable. It all depends on you.

3, Convert SWF to Windows Movie Maker

Click "Start" to begin the conversion, and click "Stop" to end it whenever you like. The converted SWF file will be in the output folder for you. After that, you can import SWF to Windows Movie Maker easily.

Basic Windows Movie Maker Editing Tips
- Use the Timeline: it allows you to be much more precise with the length of your clips, transitions, etc.
- Effects and transitions: Pretty much of the effects I would recommend avoiding, because most of them are just canned.
- Muting or adding extra audio to your video: get rid of noise; and a suitable audio will make your video better.

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