Windows Live Movie Maker is a free video creating/editing software that lets you turn your photos and videos into great-looking movies and slideshows to share online, on CD/DVD, and mobile devices.
It is part of Microsoft’s Windows Live Essentials Suite initiative and intended to replace Windows Movie Maker that is currently included in Windows Vista. Windows Live Movie Maker is a complete rewrite of the Windows Movie Maker application, focusing on the needs of Windows Live Photo Gallery users. This version does not work with XP. Below are some features of that this free application can do.
- Import in a flash Quickly import photos, slideshows, and video from Photo Gallery—or directly from your video or still camera.
- Add transitions & effects With the effects library, it’s easy to enhance your photos and video with stunning transitions and effects.
- Share online Quickly publish to Soapbox or easily upload your masterpiece to most major video-sharing sites.
Also, if your looking for the XP image resizer button, picture strainghtner and other features including picture straightener, Install Windows Live Photo Gallery from the Live Essentials Suite. Then you can simply right click the thumbnail of the picture you wish to resize (resize is the next to last line just above PROPERTIES)..then choose how you wish to resize it
Download Movie Maker beta ( This will download the Installer for Live Essentials Suite, uncheck the unwanted programs, also look for toolbar and default search option )