I have previously written about Windows Live Essentials Wave 4 beta and now Windows Live Essentials 2011 is available for download officially from Microsoft. Windows Live Essentials 2011 has been released for Windows 7 and Windows Vista only. Windows XP users will have to stick with the older version of Windows Live Essentials.
Windows Live Essentials is a suite of applications which include the following:
Windows Live Family Safety to keep your kids safe online.
Windows Live Mesh to let you sync files and folders across different PCs.
Windows Live Photo Gallery to share photos on SkyDrive, Flickr, SmugMug, Facebook and more.
Windows Live Movie Maker for editing your Videos and publishing them instantly on Youtube.
Windows Live Messenger to stay in contact with your friends. The new Windows Live Messenger 2011 also includes communication among your Facebook, LinkedIn and MySpace friends.
Windows live Writer let you publish your blogs easily and instantly to many servces including WordPress.com, Blogger, TypePad.
Windows Live Mail to keep track of your emails from popular email providers including Hotmail, Gmail and Yahoo.
Windows LIve Essentials has been released in 48 languages. Direct download links for all the languages have been given below: