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petemit
16-07-2012, 12:39 PM
Hi I have started taking the odd video with my camera and would like to be able to edit the videos and if possible convert the odd frame into a single picture
I am looking for something free (if possible) and easy to use and if it also edited downloadable videos that would be great

Will be run on a laptop with reasonable space but only 2 gb of ram ( Compaq 6710b )

Any ideas
thanks
Peter

Speedy Gonzales
16-07-2012, 12:41 PM
Whats the version of windows? And what format is the video in? XP and up do have an editor. But, it depends on the format of the video. Whether they'll be able to load it

petemit
16-07-2012, 12:47 PM
Hi I am running xp on an older laptop and vista on the one i will probably use not sure of movie format is a panasonic camera i think its Avchd if that makes sense

Bobh
16-07-2012, 01:50 PM
If you have XP with Service Pack 2 you will find Windows Movie Maker 2.1 installed on it. I have Windows Live Movie Maker on my laptop using Windows 8. I have used Windows Movie Maker in the past and was able to download directly from my camera and edit the clips. Windows Movie Maker is also available for Vista. It is easy to use,free and has most of the features a beginner needs.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/883603

petemit
16-07-2012, 02:01 PM
cheers thanks will have a look

petemit
16-07-2012, 02:02 PM
will it work on vista or just xp

Bobh
16-07-2012, 02:05 PM
will it work on vista or just xp
Yes I have used it with Vista.

petemit
16-07-2012, 02:11 PM
thanks will have a look and see if it is on other comp and try it there if I like it i will download it to this comp
cheers
peter

Bobh
16-07-2012, 02:19 PM
Try here for the Vista version if you do not already have it.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34

Speedy Gonzales
16-07-2012, 02:25 PM
Dont think that'll work on XP

braindead
16-07-2012, 02:34 PM
Why not also ask here: http://www.videohelp.com/