Microsoft Windows Live Writer

Microsoft Windows Live Writer 1.0.141 Beta beta

Windows Live Writer is a desktop application that makes it easier to compose compelling blog posts using Windows Live Spaces or your current blog service. Blogging has turned the web into a two-way communications medium. The goal in creating Writer is to help make blogging more powerful, intuitive, and fun for everyone.

Windows Live Writer has lots of features which we hope make for a better blogging experience. Some of the ones we are most excited about include WYSIWYG Authoring, Photo Publishing, Map Publishing, Writer SDK, and Compatibility.

Latest Changes:

  • Tagging support
  • Support for Blogger Beta
  • Categories are sorted by name and support scrolling, plus improved support for reading categories from your blog
  • Improved startup performance
  • Paste is enabled for Title region and TAB/SHIFT+TAB navigation between title and body supported
  • Insert hyperlink added to context menu when text is selected
  • Title attribute in Insert Link dialog
  • Custom date support for Community Server
  • Improved keyboard shortcuts for switching views
  • Change spell-check shortcut key to F7
  • Add ‘png’ to insert image dialog file type filter
  • More robust image posting to Live Spaces
  • Improved style detection for blogs
  • Fixed issues with pasting URLs and links
  • Remember last window size and position when opening a new post
  • Open post dialog retrieves more than 25 old posts

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