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Adding Music and Sounds in Windows Movie Maker


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Importing an Audio File
Movie Maker screeen showing the audio file icon in the Collections window

Audio file icon in the Collections window

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Note - This tutorial is Part 4 of a series of 7 tutorials in Windows Movie Maker. Back to Part 3 of this Tutorial Series.

Import an Audio File

Any music, sound file or narration file is known as an audio file.


  1. Under the Capture Video link, choose Import audio or music.
  2. Locate the folder containing your audio file.
  3. Select the audio file you wish to import.
Once the audio file is imported, you will notice the different type of icon in the Collections window.
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