Microsoft has developed an application pack, the main function of which is to simplify our communications with the rest of the world on the Internet. To do so, it has gathered in a single suite an instant messaging client, a blog manager and text editor, a video editor, an email client, an image manager, an Internet child protection system and a toolbar for our browser.
Components of this great suite
- Windows Live Messenger: Probably the most used instant messaging client, that will allow you to chat, play games, use your webcam to communicate and share files.
- Windows Live Mail: A simple and stable email client, that is ideal to manage Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo! accounts.
- Windows Live Writer: Thanks to this simple text editor, that you can use to edit blogs, you won't have to open your browser to publish your posts. It is compatible with practically all blog services: Blogger, Wordpress, Live Journal,...
- Photo gallery: An image manager where we can easily organize and tag all our photo collection.
- Movie Maker: A simple tool that will allow us to give our videos a personal touch.
- Child protection: A system to make sure that the youngest members of the house don't access any contents that may be violent or offensive.
- Windows Live Mesh: The tool to synchronize folders on several computers and that offers a 5 GB hard drive on the Internet.
Download Windows Live Essentials right now and you'll have a free practical program pack at your disposal.