Download and Install Windows Movie Maker on Windows 10
This article shows you how to download and install Windows Movie Maker on Microsoft Windows 10 desktop. The Movie Maker is a very good video editor with lots of cool features, and it is free for Windows 10.
Microsoft has discontinued Movie Maker since January 10, 2017. The Microsoft Photos app is the official successor to Movie Maker.
However, you can still download Windows Movie Maker from a third-party website. Buy, you need to be careful to download the correct version, not the fake version.
What you need is Windows Movie Maker Classic.
Movie Maker is now part of the Microsoft Windows Essential suit, which also includes windows messenger, mail, and writer. But we will show you how to install Movie Maker only. So follow along.
Install .NET Framework 3.5
First of all, we need to install the .NET framework 3.5. Windows 10, by default, comes with .NET framework 4. But Movie Maker on Windows 10 requires .NET framework 3.5.
To install .net framework 3.5 Go to Start Menu > All Apps > Windows System > control panel > Programs > Turn windows features on off.
Then check the .NET framework 3.5 checkbox and click the Ok button to install .NET framework.
Download Windows Essentials Suit
Windows movie maker is now part of the Microsoft Windows Essential Suit, and it is free. Go to following URL windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/essentials and download the latest version for windows 10.
Install Movie Maker on Windows 10
Double click to run the downloaded setup file and click on choose the programs you want to install.
As you can see, Windows Essential suit also includes messenger, mail, and writer software. Select the checkbox photo gallery and movie maker and uncheck others if you do not want them and click install.
To open Movie Maker go to Start Menu > All Apps > Movie Maker.
So that is all about the installation, now you can start editing your videos even recording videos from your webcam and devices.