Open Live Writer – WLW reborn


Around 2012 autumn, I maintained several blogs by Microsoft Windows Live Writer and amazed by its convenience and ease of use. After five years Microsoft stop support this application then a group of volunteers carry on it with another name – Open Live Writer.

This article is used for testing upload by this new named application.

openlivewriter-purpleheaderWelcome to Open Live Writer

Open Live Writer is like Word for your blog. Open Live Writer is a powerful, lightweight blog editor that allows you to create blog posts, add photos and videos then publish to your website. You can also compose blogs posts offline and then publish on your return. Open Live Writer works with many popular blog service providers such as WordPress, Blogger, TypePad, Moveable Type, DasBlog and many more.


Open Live Writer is an open source application enabling users to author, edit, and publish blog posts. It is based on a fork of the wellloved but not actively developed Windows Live Writer code. Open Live Writer is provided under a MIT license.

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