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Windows Essentials 2012 is a collection of free applications to enhance Windows 7 and Windows 8:-



Photo Gallery and Movie Maker

Organize, touch-up and share photos - and turn you photos and video clips in to professional looking movies that you can share


Microsoft OneDrive

Allows you to automatically synchronize documents, photos etc with an online storage account so you can easily access all your files on any device or through the OneDrive website


Live Mail

Organize your emails, contacts and calendar - see email section for further details


Live Writer

Publish to your blog adding photos, links etc with ease


Live Family Safety

Parental controls to help keep your children safe on the internet (Windows 7 only)






cartoon                 IMPORTANT INFO

If you are still using the old version (Windows Live Essentials 2011) then I recommend you update to this new version which can be downloaded for free from