New Live Writer Wave 4 Screenshots Emerge

Update: Our friend PicturePan2 has posted a couple of higher resolution screenshots over at, go take a look.

You might remember back in December when Neowin posted pictures of the ribbon that will be appearing in Live Writer when Wave 4 [eventually] reaches us. Well now some new screenshots have emerged on So, let’s take a look at them.

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And here we have a similar menu to that in Windows Live Photo Gallery.

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A new addition to Live Writer looks to incorporate the new emoticons we saw in Jeff Kunis’ blog post. I’ll be honest, I’m in two minds about this, on one hand, it’s great, on the other hand, it makes my own plugin redundant. Ah well.

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cnBeta also link to an animated gif, although it doesn’t really show too much (other than a Live Clipboard option, remember that?!).

So, what do you guys think of the new Live Writer screenshots? I have my own thoughts, like why did they move the categories to the top of the blog post, for one. Not sure I like that to be honest. Let the discussions commence.