Windows Essentials was a suite of free software by Microsoft, that helped you do more with photos, movies, instant messaging, email, blogging, and family safety.
The suite included:
Windows Movie Maker - Make a polished movie from your photos and videos in just a few clicks.
Windows Live Photo Gallery - Everything you need to organize, edit, and publish your photos.
Windows Live Writer - Create stunning blog posts in minutes, with photos, videos, maps, and more. Then publish them to any of your favorite blog service providers.
Windows Live Mail - Manage multiple email accounts, calendars, and your contacts, even when you're offline.
Windows Live Family Safety - Web Filtering, Activity Reporting and Monitoring tools.
Windows Live Mesh , replaced by Microsoft OneDrive
Windows Live Messenger , replaced by Skype... More Info »