Windows Live Writer – new tech preview release available for download


The Windows Live Writer team released a new tech preview earlier this week.  Here are some of the new features in this release:

Video and Image Publishing Enhancements
  • Upload videos to Soapbox
  • Image cropping and tilting
  • Additional border styles
  • Support for LightBox and other image previewing effects (like Slimbox, Smoothbox, and others)
  • Support for centering images
Editing Enhancements
  • Auto Linking
  • Smart quotes/typographic characters
  • Word count
UI Improvements
  • Revised main toolbar
  • Tabs for view switching
  • Improved category control with search/filtering

Get it @ http://download.microsoft.com/download/8/0/9/809604cd-bd08-42c8-b590-49c332059e64/writer.msi.  See the WLW team blog at http://windowslivewriter.spaces.live.com/.

Comments (1)

  1. Patrick McInerney says:

    Filed under "Fun"

    Should be filed under "Essential for Sharepoint"

    This really adds another dimension to sharepoint blogs

    P.S. Keep the good oil coming!