Black Screen In Windows® Movie Maker
What is Windows Movie Maker? Discuss the reasons for black screen error in Windows Movie Maker and the tips to fix them.
Microsoft Windows Operating System has been added with a number of useful features. One among these features includes Windows Movie Maker. Windows Movie Maker is a software program which comes as an inbuilt utility of Windows Operating System. The feature is an easy-to-use and fun video editing program. It allows users to make business presentations, photo albums and home movies. The tool can be used as basic video editing software. The software has been widely used in schools for presenting class projects. It allows users to create objects like narration, sounds, video clips, music and still pictures etc. You can add professional look to your movie by adding titles and rolling credits. The projects created by Windows Movie Maker can be exported to variety of formats and can be read on other system and on DVD players. It is also possible to save these projects in formats which can be uploaded to web pages.
Following are the reasons for black screen error in Windows Movie Maker and tips for fixing the problems:
- Reasons for black screen
- Set sound level for each clip to zero
- General tips
Reasons for black screen
It is possible to face some issues while using Windows Movie Maker in the system. One among these issues includes the black screen error. You may get a black screen displayed in Windows Movie maker instead of images or videos. There may be number of reasons behind the black screen issue in Windows Movie maker. One among these includes compatibility issues in the system. You might have installed incompatible software or codecs that led to this problem.
Set sound level for each clip to zero
One of the reasons for black screen error in Windows Movie Maker is the 'mute' settings applied to it. To resolve the issue, you need to remove the mute settings. To do this, you need to select 'Timeline' and expand it to Video and then Audio. In the Audio, you need to right click 'Mute' option. The mute option will be removed by this and you can get the black screen error fixed. You can try setting the sound level for each clip to zero to fix the issue.
There are number of tips which you can apply to resolve the black screen issue in Windows Movie Maker. It is better to shutdown any unnecessary tasks while you are operating Windows Movie Maker software. You can try closing Windows Movie maker when the black screen occurs and restart it. If the spyware or adware is resulting in black screen, then you need to run good spyware and adware removal tool to remove them and fix the issue.
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