Microsoft has released a beta version of Windows Live Writer, a new blogging software designed for users with no HTML skills.
Most blog-authoring services–including Blogger, LiveJournal and WordPress–assume a bit of HTML knowledge on the part of their users. But now that it seems as if everyone has a blog or two these days, the market has opened up for software that allows Web users who are less tech-savvy. That’s the niche that Microsoft’s Windows Live service hopes to fill with Windows Live Writer, now available for a free beta download to Windows users who have installed XP’s Service Pack 2.
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Very cool, this same entry was published using Windows Live Writer, a very convenient app, makes it easy to insert images publish them right away, no more need to open up Live Spaces. Do it right from the desktop. I wish there was an option to paste text from the context menu in the Title field. It pretty much looks like Office 2003 but still feels unfinished, overall I love it.