Take that naysayers: brand new Windows Live Writer Beta shipped today!
Read all the official stuff here: Windows Live Writer blog
Lots of cool new features–inline spell checking, paste special, linking to a previous post, synchronization between posts from WLW and posts from web UIs, and more.
Some big company (coughcoughMicrosoftcoughcough) features too, like a sexy new look, localized versions for several markets, and accessibility modifications.
Go–download it now and give it a try. And let us know what you think–our team takes every comment to heart. We want to deliver a blogging tool that bloggers really like.