On Tue, 2 Oct 2007 15:21:00 -0700, workinonit
>Thanks for the reply, AA. - The DVD I was trying to make ends up being about
>30mins total (they are all short clips). Yes, i did dump them into Movie
>Maker one after another. I didn't do anything with regard to specifying a
>transition betweeen - just wanted thumbnails to play from in the scene
>I tried making the desired video again from DVD Maker, and it worked
>finally. But, yes, frustrating indeed that you have to waste 4 DVDs in the
>process and hours of time.
>I would invest in something like Adobe Premier or other video software (any
>suggestions?), but these are simply home video clips of my kid that I want to
>send to relatives (e.g. nothing professional). I would think Microsoft could
>make their software solid enough to support this kind of need for home users.
> - Thanks.
Years ago Premier was good, in fact a standard on the Windows and Mac
platform. No longer that good. And pricey. I use Vegas from Sony (the
pro version) who bought the original company that created it, Sonic
Foundry a few years back. The good news is it comes in several
versions starting at about $79 street for the Studio version. Learn
more here and download a trial:
Agreed that Microsoft should do a better job with Movie Maker. If you
can put up with constant frustration it isn't that bad for entry level
if you're looking for no frills. But it seems awfully unstable and