Get the apps that were part of Windows Essentials before they disappear

Many of the users who enjoyed, and suffered to a lesser extent, with Windows 7 will surely remember the famous Windows Essentials package, an application package that allowed us to enjoy Messenger, one of the most used applications to communicate with our friends and family, now in disuse although it is still running. But this package also offered us other applications: Windows Live Writer, a fairly simple but effective text editor, Windows Live Mail with a fantastic interface that allowed us to manage our mail on a day-to-day basis, and Windows Movie Maker, which allowed us to create movies with our video files, hated and loved in equal measure by many users.

This entire suite of applications will soon be replaced by others that will arrive in the form of independent apps to the Windows application store, in the form of universal applications, following the new company guideline so that all your apps are compatible with all devices managed by Windows 10.

But if you want to keep making use of them before Microsoft removes them completely from the map, you can download the installation file of all of them, which occupies just over 130 MB through the following link that the guys at MSPowerUser have compiled and which is available at, where you will find all the installers that Microsoft released at the time in several languages.

This suite of apps is no longer supported by Microsoft since January 10, so this is the final version that you will be able to enjoy if you were missing any of these applications, or simply want to recall old times, in which if you had us Messenger you were nobody, something similar to what happens now with Facebook (where I don't particularly have an account and I'm still someone).

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