Jump to content
The Education Forum

Movie Maker


Recommended Posts

A colleague of mine would like help with how to convert a Windows Movie Maker file (msmmf is the file extension) to some thing like an mpeg (movie) file. Does anyone know?

Link to post
Share on other sites

Try this site for free hints and tips on handling video:

Oxford Digital Video: Training courses and resources: http://www.oxdv.co.uk

They offer courses, but there's a lot of free stuff here too. Click on Site Map and hunt around.

See also Digital Media Converter:

http://www.deskshare.com/dmc.aspx

Link to post
Share on other sites

For what it's worth, I use Quick Time for much of my video work. Quick Time Pro - which does cost about $30 USD - will convert one format into another, though I don't know if it will do what your friend wants. Quick Time (*.mov) has been a movie standard for some time; many of the educational videos I use in my classes are in that format. Graham's advice is great - I'm going to check out those sites myself because I've run into a problem with *.wma files on my web site - they won't play even on Windows machines without a great deal of trouble.

Link to post
Share on other sites
A colleague of mine would like help with how to convert a Windows Movie Maker file (msmmf is the file extension) to some thing like an mpeg (movie) file. Does anyone know?

A Windows Movie Maker project file has the extension you are talking about, I believe. It is not a video file in and of itself, merely telling the program which sections of video are used in the project and which transitions, etc. have been used. To convert it into a proper movie file, you need to go to 'File' then 'Save as Movie'... :D

:) Doug

Link to post
Share on other sites

Please sign in to comment

You will be able to leave a comment after signing in



Sign In Now
×
×
  • Create New...