Raw link: http://channel9.msdn.com/shows/toolshed/Tool-Shed-Tooltip-25-Live-Writer-more-than-a-blogging-tool/


My browser-based blog posting tools are clunky and difficult to use - there's got to be an easier way! Also, Live Writer is more than a blogging tool. Learn how to post content to a portal!
Download Site: http://download.live.com/writer
Example Problem(s) it solves:

  • Easily include images (cut & paste) from capture tools like SnagIt  and Windows Snipping Tool
  • Compatible with a wide range of blog and content engines through the metaWeblog API
  • You can use WLW as a content provider for your own app thru SDK
Installation Notes:
  • Web installer always gets you the latest version, auto-updates
  • Choice of other Live tool installs: Messenger, Mail, and Photo Gallery

Usage Notes: Save draft and publish options
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