Upgraded windows live beta suite is now available for download.The new beta version is open for testing and you can download the new windows live essentials at http://explore.live.com/
by default when you click the download button wlsetup-webd.exe will get downloaded.when you run this it will install all the windows live components. If you want to install specific components then you have to choose wlsetup-webc.exe
This version of windows focuses on bringing cloud services to windows applications
In this package Hotmail,Movie maker, picture gallery have got complete make over.
Windows Live Sync
This beta suite has a new live sync application which is a replacement for windows live mesh.If you have windows live mesh on your computer already then you will be prompted to remove the application.
With the new live sync feature you can now sync not only files , you can sync internet explorer settings and office settings across the computers.
Syncing large data up to 40 GB is now possible. see more
Windows Photo gallery
Cool new features added to photo gallery which can compete with Google’s Picasa.Face recognition,photo fuse have been added.you can also share the pictures and videos to flickr,YouTube and sky drive on the go.
Find a tab
See more features about photo gallery here.
Windows Movie Maker
Movie maker has got 20 new themes in this suite.
see more features about movie maker here
Windows Live writer
My favourite blogging application has got the office like ribbon features.The sidebar is gone and all the controls are added to to the ribbon.
Now the live writer auto saves the post every 5 seconds of inactivity.This is the must awaited features to prevent the new post from getting lost while crash.
(if u can’t see the video click here )
Windows live Messenger
See more insights about the windows live at http://www.windowslivepreview.com/
Windows live at http://twitter.com/windowslive
Windows live team blog http://windowsteamblog.com/windows_live/b/windowslive/archive/2010/06/23/announcing-the-new-windows-live-essentials-beta.aspx