Tuesday, September 8, 2009

I’m so lazy that’s why I use Windows Live Writer 2009

Have you tried Microsoft’s Windows Live Writer 2009? It is a blog editor that supports blogger and wordpress. Now you can layout your blog posting the easy way.  Supports Technorati, LiveJournal, Flickr etc tagging, picture, photo album, table, map and video. You can add also  plugins from its Windows Live Writer Extensions

Full Feature List
In addition to the highlights of this release, here’s the list of all the major new features added since Windows Live Writer 2008:

  • New border treatments (including Instant Photo)

  • Crop and tilt photos

  • Insert multiple photos

  • Toolbar alignment commands enabled for images

  • Insert and upload Windows Live photo albums

  • Insert and publish video to YouTube

  • Additional spell checking languages: Arabic, Basque, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, English (Australia), Estonian, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Turkish, and Ukrainian

  • Server-side tagging (for supported blogs)

  • Type-down filtering in the Open dialog

  • Twitter, Digg and Flickr Plug-ins

  • Improved blog account setup

  • Lightbox and Windows Live Spaces inline preview support

  • Improved category control: adding categories, type-down filtering

  • Tabbed view switching

  • AutoLink glossary

  • Smart quotes/typographic characters

  • Word count

  • Support for bidirectional languages (like Hebrew and Arabic)

  • Tabs for view switching

  • Updated look and feel

It is still in active development so beware of some bugs that might come in your way.

Windows Live Writer 2009 Download

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