How to Install Movie Maker on Windows 10


Windows Movie Maker was first introduced with Windows ME back in 2000. This free movie editing software gained quite a buzz and was then later a part of Windows XP and Vista as well. Although it doesn’t come with a package of Windows 7 or 8 but one can always install it using Windows Live Essentials suite.

For those of you out there who may have used it once will completely agree that there is no other software as easy and fun to use when it comes to movie editing as Windows Movie Maker. Although it is a pretty basic software but it works for most of us!

Windows Movie Maker for Windows 10

Movie Maker is an important part of Windows Essential program which was last updated by Microsoft in 2012. To top it all off, for some unknown reasons, Microsoft also discontinued Windows Live band.

If you have updated your Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 to Windows 10 and wondering if Movie Maker is compatible with the OS, then you will be surprised to discover that it certainly is. You can easily install Movie Maker and use it without any issues on your Windows 10. You can even install Live Mail and face no issues whatsoever.

Movie Maker Features

Using Movie Maker you can easily edit all kinds of your videos. You can add special effects, trim, add/edit audio, slow it down, split, and add visual effect and so much more. Once done, your video will be all set for you to upload, share and enjoy.

Keep on reading to know how to install Movie Maker and get on with your editing!

Note: Movie Maker will automatically install Photo Gallery Software. It can be used to edit and view images.

How to Install Movie Maker on Windows 10

Step 1: Click here to download Windows Essential setup file. The setup is compatible with all editions of Windows 10, both 32-bit and 64-bit systems.

Step 2: Run Setup and select the second option labelled “Choose the programs you want to install”.

Step 3: Deselect all the option except for Windows Live Movie Maker and select Install to being the installation process.

Once the installation has completed successfully a message will appear saying “Windows Essentials installed”. That’s how you’ll know when it’s done!!