Windows Live Mail release M5 is scheduled to be released shortly. According to Steve Kafka’s post on the Windows Live Mail blog, the new release includes:
Hotmail Classic View
- A way to view mail for clients using a browser other than Internet Explorer 6 or higher. Includes a number of features from the current Hotmail site that clients are familiar with
Pick Your Own Colors
- Customization, personaliation and everything else to brand Windows Live Mail as your product. I honestly believe that the real reason this feature is being included is to support pending enhancements from the Windows Live Custom Domains team.
Another Outlook Express client? I’m not sure what this is and hope to test out the product when it’s officially launched
New User Wizard
Windows Live Mail is being ramped up for end user support?
Configurable Reading Pane
Contact Picker/ Find in Contacts
Windows Live Messenger styled Contacts search. Allows you to instantly search your entire contacts list for information that pertains to your search query.
Finally. It was becoming such a pain having to forward and move messages
Easy Empty Folder