Webcam recording

Similar to narration, webcam recording allows you to insert video within Movie Maker. Providing you have a webcam installed on your system and properly configured, you will be able to use the webcam to record video segments with audio (where functionality exists) to add to your project.

When recording a video, the preview window on the left will change to show the webcams input stream. Use this as your guide to correctly positioning yourself within the preview. Should you not require the audio to be captured, just edit out the volume level of the clip once recorded.

Ensure you give yourself plenty of time, pausing briefly if you make a mistake, as you will be able to edit out any imperfections or errors you make afterwards. Contrary to the narration feature, the webcam video will be saved in a location of your choice before being placed in the timeline view at the end of the currently selected clip (as opposed to the playhead position).

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