Use Windows Live Writer to publish to your blog

Live Writer Beta

  • For those people wanting an easy to use weblog (blog) tool, then look no further than Windows Live Writer. This tool can be used with a multitude of blog interfaces supported by Live Spaces, Google Blogs, etc. It is very easy to use and comes with a number of add-ins such as for posting videos that are hosted on MSN Soapbox, or YouTube. So if feel up to the challenge of jotting down your daily activities and telling the world what you are about, why not download this version 2.0 Beta and get cracking!?

New Authoring Capabilities

  • Inline spell checking
  • Table editing
  • Ability to add categories
  • Page authoring for WordPress and TypePad
  • Support for excerpts and extended entries
  • Improved hyperlinking and image insertion
  • Paste Special

Integration and Compatibility

  • SharePoint 2007 support
  • New API's enabling custom extensions by weblog providers
  • Automatic synchronization of local and online edits
  • Integration with Windows Live Gallery
  • Support for Blogger Labels


  • New look and feel
  • Available in 6 languages
  • Improved accessibility and keyboard support
  • Many other frequently requested enhancements!


  • The weblog settings let you update your weblog style to that of your blog, including transparency. All in all a much better tool

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