Windows Live Messenger Logo – Windows Live Messenger (formerly MSN Messenger and popularly known as ” MSN “or” Messenger “) is an instant messaging client created byMicrosoft , and is currently designed to run on PC with Microsoft Windows , mobile devices with Windows Mobile / Windows Phone , IOS and others.This IM client is part of the online service called Windows Live since 2005. It connects to the network service . NET Messenger Service . It was released as MSN Messenger on July 22, 1999, and as Windows Live Messenger on December 13, 2005. this Microsoft service draws more than 330 million active users each month.
In early December 2009 Microsoft released Windows Live Messenger 2010 Milestone 1, which was discovered thanks to some leaked images on the news site Neowin . One of its main features is that, for example, the main screen is divided into two columns, the left dedicated to developments in social networks and the right to contact list, and an area of 300×250 pixels advertising, but in The recently published advertising Milestone 2 is passed to the upper left with the same dimensions as the Windows Live Messenger 2009.
Another feature is that the assertion of a personal message changed from “Share a quick message” to “Share something new.” This implies that the text that you enter not only a personal message, but also sent to the social websites and is used as your status message on them. With regard to social networks there are several sample streams, including the News Feed . It is divided into a section of “outstanding” and a timeline “recent”. Menu design of this version is similar to Microsoft Zune style, in the lower right is: “Connected to: Windows Live | Add.” Where you can add more IM networks, or it can be used to connect social networks like Facebook or Twitter.
In the contact list are still the same status indicators, and the same default scene, but in general fewer icons and indicators with more text, Above the column filters are contacts of contacts and the menu “add “. Now the chat windows are tabbed, making seven are open conversations in one window. Windows Live Essentials is a complete software package for Windows that offers free, Messenger, Movie Maker, Picture Gallery and Mail among others and is oriented social networks, allowing users to interact directly from the Microsoft programs.
Like Internet Explorer 9 Beta, Windows Live package is only available for Windows 7 and Vista, again leaving out Windows XP, the operating system market share worldwide.