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

  • 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 SpecialIntegration and Compatibility

  • 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 LabelsPlus…

  • New look and feel Available in 6 languages Improved accessibility and keyboard support Many other frequently requested enhancements!

Read more on the blog.

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By the way, I posted this entry with the new version and I like the first impression.