Windows Live Essentials 2011 beta refresh

Posted by sumeethevans on August 18 2010, 11:00 PM. Posted in Windows Live.

Today we’re releasing an update to Windows Live Essentials 2011 beta. One of the main reasons we release betas is to allow early adopters to enjoy our products and provide feedback on their experience. First, we want to say thank you for your help. For Messenger alone, we had over 3 million unique users, 3.5 million updates to display pictures, 6.2 million video calls, and 7.6 million updates to status messages.

Your beta feedback and usage has helped shape the many improvements we’ve made and continue to make across Messenger, Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, Writer, Mail, and Family Safety. Today I’d like to summarize some of the more visible changes you’ll see in today’s update, and we’ll follow up with more details in later posts.

Performance and quality of service improvements

Facebook chat in Messenger

Quick previews and improved tree view in Photo Gallery
Flickr video publishing and Snapshot in Movie Maker

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Download here Windows Live Essentials 2011 beta