This release incorporates a ton of feedback from our discussion forums and your blogs. Here are some of the new features you'll find in Beta 2:
New Authoring Capabilities
Integration and Compatibility
- Inline spell checking
- Table editing
- Ability to add categories
- Page authoring for WordPress and TypePad
- Support for excerpts and extended entries
- Improved hyperlinking and image insertion
- Paste Special
- SharePoint 2007 support
- New APIs enabling custom extensions by weblog providers
- Automatic synchronization of local and online edits
- Integration with Windows Live Gallery
- Support for Blogger Labels
- New look and feel
- Available in 6 languages
- Improved accessibility and keyboard support
- Many other frequently requested enhancements!
Read more on the blog.
Download the new version.
By the way, I posted this entry with the new version and I like the first impression.