Windows Live Writer Beta Windows Live Writer has been changed as well to include the Ribbon interface and has more tools to help you post new articles to your blog easily.For more on the current stable version of WLW, check out our article on tools to help post content to your Word Press blog.One of the first things you might want to do is switch to Compact view if you’re more used to that layout. Again with this version, it won’t automatically minimize to the System Tray So you might want to check out our article on moving it to the system tray in Windows 7.
The latest version isn’t fully ready for prime-time yet, but if you’d like to get started with them, you can download the new Beta today and try out the new tools for yourself. If you’re using Live Mesh beta, you’ll get the following screen advising that Live Mesh will be uninstalled and Live Sync is taking its place.
We’ll definitely be covering more details on this as we get things tested.
Windows Live Photo Gallery Beta Live Photo Gallery has also been overhauled and includes the Ribbon interface and more options for managing your photos.
You don’t have to connect social services, but if you want to, the option is there.
Once you have things set up, it will show a large screen with news, weather, sports, and more.