Don’t mistake the above to be screenshot of new Hotmail (Windows Live Mail Beta), instead it is the new desktop version (Client Software) of Live Mail. It is called “Windows Live Mail Desktop Beta”. It is a neat replacement for Outlook Express and gives you offline mail access.
It sports the following features:
- Ability to work not only with Windows Live Mail (Hotmail) but with Yahoo Mail (need to be a Yahoo Plus user), GMail and more.
- Active Search – a new feature by which a keyword of the current email is determined and Live Search result for it is shown in a right-side pane
- Supports RSS (Feed) Subscription apart from the regular NewsGroup subscription
It works in Windows XP SP2 and Vista. You can download it from Windows Live Mail HTTP site and discuss about it here.