Microsoft is now offering the Windows Live Essentials beta with a collection of programs including Messenger, Writer, Mail and Photo Gallery. It also enables users to sync files across multiple PCs and access those files from the cloud. With Windows Live Sync, you can access your PC over the Web with the new remote desktop feature.

 

Windows Live Essentials connects your Windows experience to the web services you already use. For instance, the new betas of Windows Live Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, Mail, Writer, and Messenger connect to photo and video sharing (SkyDrive, Flickr, YouTube, Facebook, SmugMug), social networking (Facebook, MySpace, Linkedin), email (Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo! Mail), and blogging (Spaces, WordPress, Blogger), as well as Office Web Apps.

 

Download the beta.

 

More to come,

 

Mitch

 

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