Tag: writer

Feb 09 2017

Open Live Writer is available at the Windows Store

I’ve been blogging for a long time and my favorite application to use for generating my articles is/was Windows Live Writer, but Microsoft has since sunset that product. It’s been replaced by Open Live Writer. Over the past year, since the Open Live Writer team took over the development of that application, the development team …

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Mar 14 2013

Windows Live Writer 2012: How To Return The Plug-in Sidebar

If you were among the many that were using Windows Live Writer 2009, you probably remember having a plug-in bar on the right hand side of the composition window; having direct access to the plug-ins that you have installed for Windows Live Writer. When Windows Live Writer got updated with the new user interface, Microsoft …

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Nov 25 2011

2012: Windows Live Writer Top 10 Plug-ins – Most Useful

Windows Live Writer is a fantastic offline blogging tool with a WYSIWYG editor. It interfaces with just about any blog service [Blogger, LiveJournal, TypePad, WordPress, etc.] If you’re a blogger you’ll find this tool incredibly helpful- and it’s refreshingly free from Microsoft. A large number of bloggers use Windows and use Windows Live Writer to …

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Feb 26 2011

Google Picasa Drops Some Storage Limitations

In a move that’s really going to help bloggers and regular users alike, Google Picasa has dropped the space restrictions on how much you can store on Google Picasa Web Albums. For any bloggers that are using blogger knows that all the images uploaded to BLOGGER are stored with Google Picasa. Some would say this …

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Dec 04 2010

Windows Live Writer 2011 – 15 Most Requested Fixes/Updates

Aaron posted something new on his website and it’s truly more [I think] of a personal existential experiment than what Microsoft would openly offer. But it’s nice to see that Aaron is willing to step out of the box and make an attempt to put a human face to the Windows Live Writer dev team, …

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Nov 30 2010

Windows Live Writer 2011 NEW Plug-in Website Launched

The new Windows live writer plug-ins website has been launched and the interface is absolutely atrocious. For a company like Microsoft to be so entrenched in technology and be pushing things that should be revolutionary in presentation, the thoughtfulness and operation of this new website is absolutely horrible. With the old website you had the …

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Sep 30 2010

Auto-linking Bug Found In Windows Live Writer 2011

Windows Live Writer 2011 was just released, it’s the official release from the Windows live team. I was just going through some settings and some options in Windows live writer and I believe I’ve found a bug in the application. The problem seems to be stemming from the auto linking feature in Windows live writer, …

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Sep 23 2010

Internet Explorer 9 Breaks Windows Live Writer 2011

With the release of Internet Explorer 9, there was a little bit of blogger news that came with it; Windows Live Writer 2011 is in beta right now and ironically so is Internet Explorer 9 [thank goodness] because the latest release of Internet Explorer 9 breaks Windows Live Writer 2011. The Windows Live Writer team …

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Aug 25 2010

Requesting: Make Windows Live Writer 2011 Portable

From the time that Windows Live Writer was released, in December of 2008, there’s been a consistent request that Windows Live Writer be a portable application so that you can use it on just about any USB device. The request was made over and over to the Windows Live Writer development team, but 20 months …

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