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[Windows Vista] Supported file formats of Windows Movie Maker

[Windows Vista] Supported file formats of Windows Movie Maker

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Windows Movie Maker supports the following file formats.

■ Readable File Formats in Windows Movie Maker

You can import files with the following file name extensions into Windows Movie Maker to use in your project. You can also import files into Windows Movie Maker that have a different extension from the ones listed above, but not all file types will work when you try to use them to create a movie.

File Format Expanded Name
Video files  ASF / AVI / DVR-MS / M1V / MP2 / MP2V / MPE / MPEG / MPG / MPV2 / WM / WMV
Audio files  AIF / AIFC / AIFF / ASF / AU / MP2 / MP3 / MPA / SND / WAV / WMA
Picture files  BMP / DIB / EMF / GIF / JFIF / JPE / JPEG / JPG / PNG / TIF / TIFF / WMF

■ Savable File Formats

File Format Expanded Name
Video files of  DV/AVI  format AVI
Windows Media Video files  WMV

To save edited project to the Media, please see this FAQ - [Windows Vista]Import files into Media by Windows Movie Maker