Microsoft officially announced that the Windows Live Essentials 2011 bundle is now available for download. The collections contains various applications created ”to complete your Windows experience and connect your PC to the services you use every day”, as Chris Jones, Vice President of Windows Live Engineering for Microsoft, states on the Windows blog.
The Windows Live Essentials 2011 software pack is available only on Windows 7 and Windows Vista. Windows XP users should upgrade their OS, or otherwise, they can continue to use the existing Live Essentials. The software bundle is available in 48 different languages. It seems Dell will be the first PC manufacturer to deliver computers with Windows 7 and Windows Live Essentials 2011 already installed.
Windows Live Essentials 2011 available for free download
Let’s see what the apps in the Windows Live Essentials 2011 pack are able to do to enhance your Windows experience. Windows Live Mesh is useful is you’ve got more than one PC, and aids you in syncing your files across. Windows Live Photo Gallery makes it easy for you to share your images with your friends on social networks such as Facebook or Flickr. Windows Live Movie Maker is excellent at creating movies and you can publish your work on Youtube. The new Windows Live Messenger is also included and with its help, communication is now easier than ever. Windows Live Writer is something bloggers will surely appreciate, as you can update your web logs on different blogging services, including WordPress and Blogger. Windows Live Mail can check your e-mail for you, no matter what online mail service you are using. Parents will rejoice at the presence of Windows Live Family Safety, as they can control the activities their children perform.
You can download (no charge) the Windows Live Essentials 2011 from here.