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I am wanting to create a video which plays a song in the background and as the person is singing, the screen will display the lyrics. Very similar to a karaoke disc (CD+G) but the song needs to still be played in the background.

I also need to be able to have the font of the lyrics file increased because it will be played back on a normal television and viewed by elderly people (their eyes are not that great).

I've looked at Subtitle / Karaoke editors but none seem to do what I want. Can anyone suggest any software (free or paid) that would help me do this. I will have access to the original lyrics (accessed in Word format) and the song in MP3 format.

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Forgot to add, I want to output the actual file to either MP4 or AVI so that I can then burn it to CD / DVD to play in a normal player. Already have Nero so will be using that.

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If you use Windows XP or later, Windows Movie Maker should do the job fine. This YouTube video explains how to do this.

Ad@m

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Thanks Ad@m, will definitely look into that. Just installing the Essentials package now. I have Windows 7 Ultimate. –  Anthoni Gardner Jun 5 '11 at 0:17

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