When I made a video at the first time with my handy camera, I found that Windows Movie Maker is the easiest and the most simple software. Work well in an ordinary PC, not too slow, and can produce very nice video for my documentation. I can also mix still pictures from my digital camera to my video, or make a slide show from my still pictures collection.
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