Windows live writer is one of the best off line blog editor cum publisher tool which is favorite for many blogger all around the world and even it is a FREE tool from Microsoft. It is one such nice tool that can download the theme of your blog and makes you feel that you are writing directly at frontend of your blog. There is no doubt that these blogging tools helps in your writing productivity, productivity in the sense for example if you can write 2 articles in 2 hours using the tools helps you to write 3 articles as these are desktop based and no need to login to your blog tool dashboard and Windows live writer is good in handling the drafts of your blog.
If you don’t like Windows Live writer there are some good blog publishing tools available for free. Let us have a look at good blogging tools which can compete with windows live editor.
This is my favorite tool after windows live writer. It has interface just close to windows live writer. You can crop images, paste YouTube links, WYSIWYG Editor, Categories and tags classification and above all FREE and very light software. If you are looking for an alternative this is best one.
This is a famous tool and widely used blogging tool after windows live writer. It supports all features supported by Windows Live Writer and even it is so simple and quick in terms of GUI as it wont use much of graphics. It helps you to edit fields like categories, tags, WordPress, Drupal, Movable Type and almost all other blogging platforms. Many people in the world like to use BlogDesk after Windows Live Writer.
A bit advanced in the class of the desktop blogging software. Generally helps for the people who want to keep a copy of all drafts locally in your PC. It confuses you if you have seen first time its interface but comes with many advanced options to search your previous drafts using tags and categories. Zoundry Raven is a popular competition to Windows Live Writer.
A popular browser based application for creating, drafting your blogs offline. This is available as browser based extension for popular browsers like Firefox, Chrome, Opera and Safari with a full-featured editor that lets you create and edit blog post. It supports support for numerous blog clients; post scheduling, ability to save drafts; tagging and categorizing; and Zemnata integration. This is one such alternative if you don’t like the desktop based tools.
As I said earlier the usage of tools for blogging helps in your blogging productivity and for sure increase your efficiency in writing articles. If you are serious about blogging chose a one nice blogging tool which helps you a lot in your blogging journey.