Written by Djoszee.
Did you ever have the feeling your track needed a video? Don’t worry, here is the easiest way to do it!
1.Drive a replay (if you want cool camera’s, use the mediatracker on your outro. Or, see 4b)
2. save the replay
3. go to editor>replay
4a.select the replay you want, click ok
4b. In case you want to add camera’s to your replay, which doesn’t have an outro.
A screen pops up, select ‘edit replay’. Now delete the entire camera block, create a new one and place your own camera’s.
Save your replay, use a different name so you’ll keep the original in case you need it.
5. a screen pops up, select ‘shoot video’
6. it will ask you to make the game window smaller, press alt+enter
7. now you can shoot the video.
8.select resolution 640*480 and 25 fps and press ok
9. a new window pops up, select ‘full frames’
10.the game will record the video and save it to your trackmania drive (like c\program files\tmn\video001.avi)
Now you will need windows movie maker, I hope you have windows XP. Maybe one of your friend can help you, but the avi is probably big (so you need to burn it on a dvd). If you have XP but didn’t install moviemaker, just use google and download it. You can also use a different video editor program, but you’ll have to figure that out yourself…
Now onto Windows moviemaker:
a) open a new project
b) import your video
c) add music if you want.
d) I recommend ‘fade in’ for the first movie clip and the start of the music
e) I recommend ‘fade out’ for the last movie clip and the end of the music.
f) now save the movie to your harddrive:
- Click ‘save to my computer’
- Click ‘High quality video (small)’ (this works best with youtube!)
- Press OK
Now you will have to register on youtube and upload the video.
Here’s an example that was posted on the blog earlier