Where is Windows Movie Maker in Windows 10?

Where is Windows Movie Maker in Windows 10
Windows Movie Maker is a video editing software by Microsoft. It is a part of Windows Essentials software suite and offers the ability to create and edit videos as well as to publish them on OneDrive, Facebook, Vimeo, YouTube, and Flickr. Windows Movie Maker is quite a basic movie maker with limited features. But it is good for basic video editing purposes and Windows users love it! For basic video editing, it gets the job done. Windows Movie Makers is however, not available on Windows 10. But if you need it you still can download and use it.

Download and install Windows Movie Maker 2012 on Windows 10

Windows Movie Maker is a part of Windows Live Essentials suite. Windows 10 users would need Windows Live Essentials 2012.  You can download it here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/movie-maker
If you upgraded to Windows 10 from previous versions such as Windows 7/8/8.1, then you can also run previous Windows Movie Maker in Compatibility Mode.

How to run old Window Movie Maker version in Windows 10 in Compatibility Mode?
To run Windows Movie Maker in compatibility mode in Windows 10 do the following:
  • Find Windows Movie Maker Application file (.exe) 
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMaker.exe
  • Right-click and click "Properties"
  • Click on the "Compatibility" tab
  • Under "Compatibility Mode", check "Run this program in compatibility mode for:"
  • Select :Window 7
  • Apply and Ok to exit.

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