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Windows Live Writer


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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 1/30/2016.

Windows Live Writer makes it easy to share your photos and videos on almost any blog service. With Writer, you can preview everything you’re adding to your blog, and see exactly how the fonts, spacing, colors, and images will look, before you publish. It's fast and easy to make photos and videos look great on your blog. You can even create a photo album—just select the style you want and Writer takes care of the rest. Writer is already packed with useful features, but if you like to tinker, there are all sorts of plug-ins you can add to help you do even more.

To install Windows Live Writer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install windowslivewriter

To upgrade Windows Live Writer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade windowslivewriter


  • ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $installScriptDir = ([array](dir $env:ChocolateyInstall\lib\WindowsLiveInstaller*))[-1]
    .$installScriptDir\tools\WindowsLiveInstall.ps1 "Windows Live Writer" "writer"

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Windows Live Writer 2012.0.0.20150823 388 Sunday, August 23, 2015 approved
Windows Live Writer 2012.0.0 1811 Sunday, April 14, 2013 approved
Windows Live Writer 2011.0.0 620 Sunday, April 15, 2012  

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