Yesterday, an update for the Windows Live Essentials 2011 was released, which has been now upgraded with 48 languages. This will be a minor release which includes updates across all the programs in the essential package, with Windows Live Messenger, Mail, Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, Family Safety, Mesh and Writer.
If you are an Windows Vista SP2 or an Windows 7 user, then you’ll be receiving this Windows Live update with a notification prompting you to upgrade to the newer version, which will be happen in coming weeks. Since this release contains major fixes for the Essentials package, the update in a few months become required for all eligible customers.
Users of the software programs included in the Windows Live Essentials 2011 collection can now download and install a new edition of the bundle. Microsoft has released a new update to the bundle as said in the above article.
Microsoft does not give any specifics about what’s new or changed in the new version of Windows Live Essentials 2011. However, it adds that people who have been running the older Windows Live Essentials 2009 package will see a number of new features in the 2011 edition, including “new social features in Windows Live Messenger, the ability to chat with Facebook friends, photo fuse in Photo Gallery, new themes in Movie Maker, and much more.”
You can download the update now at the Windows Live Essentials website.