Windows Live Client Extensibility APIs

The APIs in this section allow you to extend the functionality of Windows Live Client software.

Windows Live Photo Gallery SDKs — The Windows Live Photo Gallery SDK includes the following components:

Windows Live Writer SDK — Three sets of APIs are provided in this SDK:

  • Application API, for launching Writer to create new posts or "Blog This" items for links, snippets, images, and feed items.
  • Content Source Plugin API, for extending the capabilities of Writer to insert, edit, and publish new types of content.
  • Provider Customization API, for customizing both the capabilities of Writer as well as adding new capabilities to the Writer user interface.