Useful sites and links

The thirst for Knowledge can be immense, whereas at the same time the need for an answer to a problem is paramount.

Hopefully the links below will help with both.

Windows media and High definition video
Links to tutorials on making wmv hd video

Useful sites for when you are editing
This is a list of useful sites to visit and use when you are editing. It contains links to sound effects companies, royalty free music and more.
Full of the latest news on what's happening in the world of digital video and one of the friendliest forums on the net to ask your questions.

Movie Maker and Photostory 3.
A web site with lots of *how to* advice along with answers to some of the more frequently asked questions, maintained by the popular MVP Papajohn.

Rehan's Movie Maker Corner
Here you will find tips and tricks and extra transitions etc.

Dean Rowe's Weblog
A blog on Movie Maker from Dean, a dev lead in the Windows Movie Maker team.

Windows Movie Makers
Tips, Tutorials, forums and lots more.

Ulead user to user forums
Uleads own forum, moderated by enthusiasts who know lots about these products.

Ulead private help forum
Covering all of Ulead's major products.

The Green Button
A useful site with lots of information and downloads, in particular the dvr-ms to wmv useful utility.

Microsoft's Movie Maker homepage

Movie Maker 2 Release notes
If you find you are having some trouble with Movie Maker, check out this page for incompatibility and known release problems.

Microsoft's Movie Maker 2.1 FAQ

Windows Media Encoder 9 Series FAQ
One of the best sites on things DVD or VCD.

MovieCodec Forums
A forum on the use of codecs and for asking for help when you have trouble with them.

The videohelp dvd player guide will tell you which items your dvd player will play, so before making vcd's etc, check out the compatibility.

Ulead Learning Centre
A nice easy to follow set of help pages

DVD Demystified
Home of the legendary DVD FAQ.

Adam Wilts web-site
Home of a video geek and contains lots of technical information

Toms Hardware Guide
Lots and lots of information on hardware and guides to all sorts of things like motherboards, graphics cards, storage etc.

Toms Hardware guide to processors
This page of the site gets a mention on its own, as it's very useful if you want to compare processors for building a video editing pc.

For those who like to do some reading and research, check out some of these sites.


Chasetown FC
Ok, not video related, but my local team. Visit their site and see how well they are doing after last years amazing cup run, finally going out to Oldham some 200 plus places above them in the league

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