User Manual

What is Windows Movie Maker Get started with Windows Movie Maker Create and manage movie projects Import and record media Create video clips Edit video (rotate,speed,watermark) Text and credit Edit audio Transition Overlay Element Filter Export video and share FAQ Contact Us

What is Timeline Tracks in Windows Movie Maker

The Timeline is above the stage in the Windows Movie Maker workspace. Timeline contains layers and frames, which can help you organize your media and control the time of your media. It has five types the main media track, the PIP (picture in picture) video track, the text track, the audio track, and the filter track. 


timline.jpg

  • Tracks  On/Off: Click the "Eye" icon at the header of the track, it will be hidden or show the track, it will help you check the editing performance without deleting any media.

  • Mute Tracks: Click the "Speaker" icon at the header of the track, it will mute or unmute the sound of the media with the track.

  • Link Track: Click the "Clip" icon at the header of the track, it will link the media clip at the main video track which the white box around with it, if they were linked when moving any media with it, it will move the same position with the linked one.


Here you will see all of your media materials sorted by type and arranged by start orders. It’s one of the most important things you have to learn during your editing.

You can also zoom in or zoom out of it. Or even add more tracks to put in more stuff to edit.

Add Tracks 

If you think the tracks are not sufficient, you can add more as you like.  Click the “Add Track” button below.

addtrack.jpg

And you can choose the track you want to add.

trackcontent.jpg


Remove track

Right-click the header of the track, select"Remove Track", and it will remove the track and content on the track.

Scale Timeline

You can drag the white dot to adjust your timeline to fit your workspace.

scale.jpg

  • Autoscale timeline:
    Click the "Double Arrow", let the workspace auto fit the whole timeline, and it will show all the storytime.auto2.jpg

  • Zoom out timeline:
    Click the “Small Movie” icon to zoom out your timeline.
    timeline_zoomout.jpg

  • Zoom in timeline:
    Click the “Big Movie” icon to zoom out your timeline.It can help you adjust the timeline to an easy-to-edit scale automatically.
    timeline_zoomin.jpg

  • Refresh timeline:
    Click the "Refresh" icon to refresh the timeline.It can help you clean some issues with the timeline.
    timeline_refresh.jpg

Hi there

Ask us anything,or share your feedback