Windows Movie Maker (Windows XP)
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Full user review
"Doesn't touch MP4"
Easy to figure out (short learning curve)
Easy to use
Project export simple
Scrolling credit screen
Doesn't edit standard industry (consumer electronics) codecs, like MP4 or MOV (amongst others). Basically you can use a WMV, MPG, MP2 or AVI clip or you can suck it.
Adding a title screen or subtitles is frustrating if you have a certain idea in mind.
No options to add the more widely used codecs.
I wouldn't recommend this program unless you are actually capturing the video with movie maker. Any other program or hardware will give you the wrong codec therefor making it impossible to edit the clip. And I do NOT recommend downloading codecs. Leave that can of worms alone.