Windows Live Writer
What is Windows Live Writer?
The Windows Live Writer is a desktop application that integrates seamlessly with online blogging services (such as WordPress and TypePad). Using Windows Live Writer, one can write high-quality blog posts in the safety and security of your own desktop without having to use blog services’ web interface to input a blog post. Although mistaken for a simple word-processing software, which it can do well in a certain fashion, Live Writer’s actual strength is in importing your posting to compatible blog services on the Internet.
As of this writing, Windows Live Writer’s WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) authoring tools are compatible with Windows Live Spaces, WordPress, TypePad, SharePoint blogs, LiveJournal, Blogger, Squarespace, MetaWebLog API, Movable Type API, Telligent Community, JournalHome, Blogengine, among others; it also supports all blogs using the RSD (Really Simple Discoverability) protocol. Windows Live Writer is also available in 48 different languages.
Windows Live Writer is a rebranded and updated Windows Live version of the Onfolio Writer, a blog-publishing tool by independent developer Onfolio. Later all rights for the software, and Onfolio itself, was snapped by Microsoft in an acquisition bid, and Windows Live Writer became part of the Windows Live Essentials suite.
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File types supported by Windows Live Writer
About file types supported by Windows Live Writer
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