Windows Live Writer
The final Windows Live Essential application is a completely new one. Windows Live Writer is blog editor; that is, you can use it to write and upload posts to your personal blog.
Windows Live Writer works with most of the major blog services, including Blogger, Community Server, LiveJournal, SharePoint, TypePad, Windows Live, and Wordpress. As you can see in Figure 8, it provides an instant preview of what the post will look like in your blog, complete with all your normal formatting. You can even use Live Writer to post photos and videos to your blog. It's a good full-featured blog editing program that's actually quite easy to use.
Figure 8 Writing blog posts with Windows Live Writer