Microsoft has announced next version of Windows Live i.e. Windows Live Essentials 2012 with updates to Movie Maker and Photo Gallery for Windows 7 and Windows 8. Brad Weed made the announcement regarding the new wave of Windows Live via a blog post on Windows Team Blog yesterday. Changes so far made in this new version of Movie Maker and Photo Gallery are as follows:
MovieMaker: Capable enough to turn your ordinary photos and videos into a captivating story. This time hardware accelerated graphics with major advancements in Windows 8 is introduced which makes you a skilled budding film-maker.
VideoStabilization: With one click stabilize your shaking videos with the new technology in Windows 8 which let you smooth out your wobbly videos. This feature brings back your shaky video to smooth one.
Music: Three music services so added are AudioMicro, Free Music Archive and the Vimeo Music Store so as to get the music with proper rights. Now without any risk of being stripped out because of proper rights missing is over. Live happily and add music to your movie in Movie Maker either from your PC or from three varied music services.
TextEffects: Keep your text easy to read in your video with the help of new feature of adding an outline to the text included in the video. Now your text stands out from the background.
H.264 by default: H.264 format of video is becoming more and more popular day by day for cameras ad video sharing so the Live Team made it in this Movie Maker version. Now you can save to his format by default and easily publish videos to your favorite sharing websites.
PhotoGallery: New and advanced features are added to Photo Gallery as Photo Fuse and Panorama which let you organize, dix and share your photos and videos with ease. You can even make your own Collage of photos from Movie Maker itself as Auto Collage has been added to Photo Gallery.