Windows Live Movie Maker: What happened to the function "Capture Video Device" from the good old Windows Movie Maker?

I am running Windows 7 (64 bit) and Windows Live Movie Maker 14.0.8091.0730. Good old Windows Movie Maker that came on Windows XP, I could add video capturing directly from the video device (my webcam). In this new version of Movie Maker extra in Windows 7, I can't.

How can I add this feature in this new version? Why it was deleted?

Hi romzap,

The feature you found in Windows XP Movie maker to add video to your video device, such as webcam, who called such as Capture video device has been replaced by the name Windows Live Video acquire Wizard. For more information on how to import videos and work with Windows 7 Live Movie Maker things, please visit the link below.


Hope this information helps you.


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