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Windows Live Mail Desktop is an upcoming e-mail client from Microsoft's Windows Live set of products. It is intended to be a replacement for Outlook Express on Windows XP, as well as a superset of Windows Mail on Windows Vista. It has been indicated that it will contain a superset of Windows Mail's features, and provide integration with Windows Live Hotmail.
Windows Live Mail Desktop is being developed by the same team that wrote Windows Mail. According to a March 3, 2006 blog post from a Microsoft employee, it will contain all the new features in Windows Mail, and add to that the following:
A public version of Windows Live Mail Desktop has been released
The current public build of the software is 8.0.1226. The user interface features numerous improvements, including a new sign-in window. There are also other changes from previous builds that are obvious on first run.