Samples for Custom Effects and Transitions in Windows Movie Maker 2

Download documentation and code samples for creating custom effects and transitions in Windows Movie Maker 2.
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      This download includes documentation and code samples for creating custom effects and transitions in Windows Movie Maker 2.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows XP

      • Visual C++ 6.0 or Visual Studio .NET
      1. Click the Download link to start the download, or choose a different language from the drop-down list and click Go.
      2. Do one of the following:
        • To start the installation immediately, click Open or Run this program from its current location.
        • To copy the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save or Save this program to disk.

      A directory named MMSTFX is created in the destination directory that you specified for the download.

      To try out the new sample transitions and effects
      1. Create the AddOnTFX directory in Movie Maker's Shared install directory (C:\Program files\Movie Maker\Shared\AddOnTFX), and then copy the XML files from the XML directory in this sample (C:\MMSTFX\XML\*.xml) to the directory you created.
      2. Register the enclosed DLL, MMSTFX.dll, in the sample's Bin directory by typing regsvr32 c:\MMSTFX\Bin\MMSTFX.dll from the command line.
      3. Run Movie Maker and look for the new transitions and effects.

      When compiling this sample be sure to add the DXMedia SDK's include directory (C:\DXMedia\Include) to your Visual C++ include path.

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