They have made some huge improvements which will make my life as a blogger easier 🙂
Here are some of the improvements in Windows Live Writer:
Inline spell checking
Ability to add categories
Page authoring for WordPress and TypePad
Support for excerpts and extended entries
Improved hyperlinking and image insertion
Ever worked or still working with Outlook Express (I did at home) then this will be your new mail client.
You will be able to sync your Windows Hotmail using the Windows Live Mail client.
Check which other improvements we’ve made:
RSS feed aggregation
Account aggregation for POP3 and IMAP mail accounts
No more visual advertisements (you switch them off 🙂 )
More Integration with Windows Live services
Check out this blogpost for more information and screenshots
And last but not least there is the new Windows Live Messenger 8.5 Beta which has now a new look and some new emoticons.