Hot off the Microsoft Store updater this morning, it appears Movies & TV has been given some new editing capabilities, sliding across from the Photos app.
The editing tools simply open up your videos in the Photos app, including the ability to anchor text to objects, create super-slow mo sequences, and trim clips to make them shorter. By no means is this as good as iMovie (or even Movie Maker), but it's a start at least.
To edit a video clip from Movies & TV, hit the edit icon to the right side of the timeline at the bottom of a video. It would be nice if you could simply right click a video and hit edit, but oh well.
It's still a little confusing that "Movies & TV" can also be used for your own video clips (particularly if you're in the UK, since it's called "Film & TV"), but at least Microsoft is building on these tools and curating them across its own services. Hopefully, they'll continue to evolve, rather than get abandoned.
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Good for a start.
I hope they add all of the capabilities the movie maker app had. I was hoping they'd port it over via the centennial bridge. That app was the best simplistic movie editing app it everything you needed to do basic editing i was kinda sad when they discontinued it without a replacement.
Is this 10.17102.1391.0 or a newer version/build?
Well, they have to start adding some useful features for my Surface Ultramoble device.......
Crashes on every turn and heats up SP4 like crazy. Even Adobe Premier doesn't produce so much heat...
Edit video in the photos app? Suuuurely...
Why would Movies & TV need photo editing? I only use it to watch videos. Im so confused.
It enables you to edit the video clips in the Movies and TV app library lol. But the clips open up in the photos app editing mode. It's in the article 😶.
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