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I used to use Microsoft Movie Maker to record video from my webcam.

Now I have Win7 and just downloaded the latest version of movie maker (14.0.8091.0730), the one that has the Office-10-like Ribbon on the top.

But in this version I find no way to capture video as in the older versions.

How can I capture video from my webcam with this newest version of Movie Maker?

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i think it's called 'progress' :) – Molly7244 Dec 31 '09 at 1:29

How can I capture video from my webcam with this newest version of Movie Maker?

you can't, but this one's still got all the goodies:

Windows Movie Maker is a free Microsoft utility for Windows that lets you create and edit video files. But for some reason, the most recent versions of Movie Maker for Windows Vista and 7 don't have all the features and transitions you can find on earlier builds.

So one developer decided to take matters into his own hands and create a portable version of Windows Movie Maker based on Movie Maker 2.1. You can run Portable Windows Movie Maker on any computer with Windows XP, Vista, or 7. And since it's portable, you can run it from a USB flash drive or a folder on your hard drive without installing it.

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