Media Center Software Guide
Use the magicMoment controls to mark
video scenes to include and exclude:
Click and hold down the green
thumbs-up button to mark scenes that
must be included in the movie.
Click and hold down the red thumbs-
down button to mark scenes that must
be left out of the movie.
Click or hold down the gray thumb
button to undo 1 second of a selected
scene. Press the Shift key on the
keyboard, and then click the scene to
undo scenes that were marked with the
thumbs-up or thumbs-down buttons.
To add still image files to your movie production:
Select the Add Pictures button in the
Video/Pictures area. The Add Pictures
Browse the folders on your hard disk drive to
select existing still image files for your movie:
Add up to 50 .jpg, .gif, or .bmp
Select multiple picture files by pressing and
holding Ctrl on your keyboard while
selecting the files.
Adjust the order of the picture files by
selecting and then dragging and dropping the
picture file. Select the picture, and click the
trash can icon to remove a picture from the
Click or hold down the arrow buttons
to navigate backward and forward
through the video footage.
Video footage left unmarked is still analyzed
when you make the movie and may be
included in the final version of the movie.
For best results with the production of your
Keep each magicMoment to less than
Keep the total duration of
magicMoments to less than 50 percent
of the duration of your movie. It is
recommended to select only a few
Click OK when you finish marking scenes.
The window closes. Note that the video
clip is marked on the lower-left side.
Select the Rotate Image
Clockwise button to rotate still
Use magicSpot to control the motion that is
applied to your picture:
Select the magicSpot button to open the
Click the Manual button to
display two overlapping frames
over your picture.
Move the frames around to set the start and
end points for motion. The arrow in the
frames shows the direction of motion.