Windows movie maker is my favorite movie editing tool; it comes default in Windows XP Professional but not in the home edition, no reason give by Microsoft. Initially I thought Windows Movie Maker comes exclusively for those who purchased the Professional edition, I was wrong.
Unlike QuickTime, Microsoft Movie Maker allows you to export to a wide variety of formats and it is faster.
Movie Maker Video Editing Tutorial
This is an easy video editing tutorial for beginners. Make your own YouTube Videos with Microsoft Windows Movie Maker 2.