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Methods and Steps to Windows Movie Maker Download Free Windows 10 Latest Version. – Multiple free video editing programs are out there but they are not as easy as Windows Movie Maker. This free program was delivered by Microsoft for Windows XP and Vista. However, by installing Windows Live Essentials suite, one could also get this software for the next versions of the operating system – Windows 7 or 8.1.

If you have upgraded from Windows 7 or 8.1 to the superior edition and wondering if this program is compatible now, then you will be happy to know that it works smoothly in Windows 10 too. So, if you have Windows 10 and want to use Movie Maker, you just need to follow some simple steps. Let’s see how.

How to Windows Movie Maker Download Free Windows 10 Latest Version

Step 1 – Start the procedure by visiting Windows Essentials page. When Windows Essentials page shows up, a Download Now option will be there, click on it.

Note – The Movie Maker setup file supports each of the editions of Windows 10 whether it is 32 or 64-bit.

Step 2 – Once the download is over, double-click the file wlsetup-web.exe. This will evoke UAC on the screen, click Yes to proceed.

Step 3 – After few seconds, a window will appear with two options. Select the second option Choose the programs you want to install.

Step 4 – Now, all the programs of Windows Essentials 2012 will show up on your screen.   Simply select Photo Gallery and Movie Maker option.

Step 5 – To move ahead, click Install. Now, this will start installing the program.

Step 6 – Finally, you will see a Done heading with a note Windows Essentials is installed. Click Close button.

Step 7 – In order to launch the program, type Movie Maker on the taskbar search box and click the same on the result.

What if the setup file does not run?

After downloading the setup file, I straightaway went to install it. But, to my surprise, the setup never started and the mouse wheel went on rotating. However, with a little research, I found out that .NET Framework 3.5 needs to be installed. So, if you are also not able to run the setup file, just follow the below steps.

Step 1 – First of all, type control panel on the taskbar search box. The Best match will display the same on the top, select it.

Step 2 – Make the applets into Small view and select Programs and Features.

Step 3 – On the left sidebar of Programs and Features, few options are visible. Select the last one “Turn Windows features on or off“.

Step 4Windows Features box will appear on the screen with various features. Checkmark the feature .NET Framework 3.5. Click Ok.

Step 5 – Once the changes are applied, you will receive a note Windows completed the requested changes.

Step 6 – Now, the setup file will run. In case, it does not run, reboot the machine. Rebooting will definitely make the setup file run successfully.


Well, there are talks that users of Windows 10 will soon be able to access Movie Maker from Windows Store. If you have more information about Windows Movie Maker Download Free Windows 10, please do write to us by taking help of the comments form.

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