Windows Live Essentials beta includes free programs from Microsoft for photos, movies, instant messaging, eÃ???Ã??Ã?Â¢??mail, and blogging. Get them all in one download.Windows Live Essentials beta requires Windows 7 or Windows Vista. It includes beta versions of Messenger, Photo Gallery, Mail, Movie Maker, Writer, Family Safety, and Sync, plus Bing Bar and Messenger Companion. You also get Microsoft Office Outlook Connector Pack and Microsoft Silverlight.