The Windows Live Suite
The Windows Live Suite includes five software applications, and you can open the Windows Live folder from the Start menu. The five software applications included are the following: Windows Live Writer, Windows Live Movie Maker, Windows Live Photo Gallery, Windows Live Messenger and Windows Live Mail.
Windows Live Photo Gallery is Windows 7’s primary image cataloging software that includes a variety of options for organizing images. Photo Gallery includes presentation options for slideshows, and a variety of slideshow templates. In addition to this, it also has basic image editing options for adjusting colors, cropping, adjusting details, fixing red eye and straightening photos etc.
If you have your own web blog you can update it with Windows Live Writer. You can update a number of blogs from hosts such as Blogger, WordPress and TypePad. Windows Live Writer includes a variety of options for blog posts, and so it can be a good way to update your blog. For email there is email software such as Windows Live Mail. With this you can send and receive emails. It includes basic formatting options for emails and a few emoticons. In addition to this, like other email software packages there are contacts and calendar options.
Windows Live Movie Maker is video editing software. As such, it includes numerous options for turning your images and videos into movies. This is a new addition to the Windows Live suite, and so it has undergone quite a revamp with a number of new and innovative options for polished home movies.
Then there is Windows Live Messenger. This is essentially a Web chat client. With its tools and options it’s easy to set up text chats.