How to Change Color Footage to Black and White in Windows Movie Maker

Adding black and white footage to your project may be a really easy way to create an elegant, dream-like or old fashioned look to your video. Since most stock footage these days come in full color, you may need to convert your clips if you want this effect. Doing this is super simple using Windows Movie Maker!  Here’s how you can do it:

1) Import your footage into Movie Maker by clicking “add videos and photos”. Choose the file(s) that you want to apply the effect to. They will open up and automatically appear in your viewer.

WMM Black and White Step 1

2) Go to “Visual Effects” and then click on “Black and White”. This will automatically convert your color footage to black and white!

WMM Black and White Step 2

3) Save your project!

That is it! It is so simple to add a black and white effect to your stock footage using Windows Movie Maker.Want to try it out for yourself? You can download this clip for free and try it out!

Download Your Free Stock Footage Clip