Q:"No matter what I do with my Windows Movie Maker, I can't insert a music file into a video, not even a blank video. Am I operating sonething wrong? Anybody can offer a detailed guide on how to add music to Windows Movie Maker? Thanks" - from Microsoft Community
Every Windows user is supposed to have a knowledge of Windows Movie Maker. It's a built-in and basic image/video editor on Windows 7 and earlier. For simple editing actions, like add and edit music to video, subtitle and watermark video, apply transitions and effects, rotate video, and more, it stands a quick and practical solution. Focusing on how to add music to video with Windows Live Movie Maker in the right way, this article explains a stepwise guide. And for more, it also lists an alternative.
Part 1. How to Add Music to Windows Movie Maker
Step 1 Add video to Windows Movie Maker
Step 2 Windows Movie Maker adds music
Step 3 Edit music file if necessary
Step 4 Output the final video
Part 2. How to Add Audio to Windows Movie Maker Alternative - Joyoshare Media Cutter
Wonder more solutions to add background music to a video after Windows Movie Maker? Then, consider and try its optimal alternative - Joyoshare Media Cutter. By the name of "Media Cutter", it might be mistaken for software only with ability to cut audio and video files. Actually, Joyoshare Media Cutter is an out-and-out video editor for both Windows and Mac.
With the exception of precise and lossless cutting and splitting capability, it is also capable of rotating, cropping, merging, inserting background music or any audio file to video, embedding subtitles and watermarks, adjusting brightness/contrast/hue, applying special visual and sound effects, and more. Fundamentally, it is easy to operate. Even without any help, you yourself can do it in a hassle-free manner.
Key Features of Joyoshare Media Cutter:
Work with clearly all video and audio formats
Export your video to any desired format at 60X speed
Cut unwated sections from video in the lossless quality
Give solution to balance the original audio and added music
Adjust audio volume, add sound effects, loop background music
Modify the output parameters, like resolution, codec, bit rate, etc