Get the latest Live Messenger 3 which now includes Mail, Messenger, Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, Writer, Toolbar, Family Safety and Outlook Connector.
You can use the Windows Live Mail Beta to manage your Hotmail, Gmail and other e-mail accounts, contacts and calenders. Its works very similar like the Gmail and the Gmail chat. You can edit and organize your digital images and movies using Photo Gallery and Movie Maker.
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