Five good apps to kick off a new Windows desktop

Blogging tool (Windows Live Writer)

Again… I write a lot and I use a variety of tools to do so. I do a lot of my work in Word, but I also publish a lot of items directly to Wordpress-based blogs. I can use Word for that as well, but I actually like Microsoft’s free Windows Live Writer tool much better. It does an admirable job of getting formatting right and dealing with images, so I can focus on creating content. Setting up Writer is really easy, too. Simply point it at your blog and provide credentials and Writer does the rest of the setup.

About Scott Lowe

Since 1994, Scott Lowe has been providing technology solutions to a variety of organizations. After spending 10 years in multiple CIO roles, Scott is now an independent consultant, blogger, author, owner of The 1610 Group, and a Senior IT Executive w...

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