Windows Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker is one of the most popular video editing programs because of it easy to use interface and wide availability for PCs, and is perfect for your stock footage. Most users would agree, however, that the program has many limitations. Luckily, some Windows Movie Maker enthusiasts have developed add ons that can be easily downloaded to enhance the capabilities of Movie Maker. Here are the Top 5 Free Windows Movie Maker Add On Websites:



This is the most popular site for all things Windows Movie Maker. It is a collection of forums where you can ask questions, get project ideas and download free upgrades for Windows Movie Maker.


2. Microsoft Free Downloads

This is Microsoft’s official site that offers free downloads. Many of them include extra transitions, free countdowns, sound effects and more. These are a great tool to take advantage of since they come straight from Microsoft itself.



This is a really well organized Windows Movie Maker blog. The owner is straight forward, concise and offers a lot of good tips and tricks. Make sure you read all of the specifications for his free downloads, though. Sometimes they require an outside plug-in to work.



This site pulls some of its content from, but it is easier to navigate. It was started by a couple of consistent Windows Movie Maker forum commentators. They are more than willing to answer questions and comments as well as entertain suggestions for new content.



Not everything on this site is free, but they offer some free trials that include some transitions and effects that you get to keep even when the trial is over. They have a wide variety of products that are reasonably priced, so if you find you like the free demo it is easy to upgrade to the long-term version.

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