Microsoft’s new Blog Posting Application

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. 

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

 The first thing to notice about Writer is that it enables true WYSIWYG blog authoring. You can now author your post and know exactly what it will look like before you publish it. Writer knows the styles of your blog such as headings, fonts, colors, background images, paragraph spacing, margins and block quotes and enables you to edit your post using these styles……

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Snippit from the Writer Blog: (and download link)

You may have noticed a test message. That was posted with Writer. I have tried several  ones, and I like this one the best. It is easy, basic, and the editor looks like your writing in your blog. It adds the theme right to your editor window. It also adds a toolbar button to Windows Live! Toolbar. You are given these options: Blog this page… New… Open… .

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