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10 Useful applications for bloggers


									?Blogging has emerged as one of the most effective communication tool between
company and its target customers. With increasing importance of blogs, demand for
quality blog writers and blogging applications have also increased. There are wide
range of blog applications are available on the internet that increase the effectiveness,
performance of work and save a lot of time as well.

Here is a list of essential applications that many bloggers can use to boost their
efficiency as a writer.

1.Windows Live Writer - This blogging application from windows allows the blogger
to write and edit posts from his desktop. It provides with an editor that makes it easy
to share photos and videos on WordPress, Blogger, LiveJournal, TypePad etc. It also
let them add plugins to the editor as there are plugins to integrate with Flickr and
Facebook photos; word counting etc.

2.IrfanView - Another great application for screen capturing and editing that supports
Windows 9x, ME, NT, 2000, XP, 2003, 2008, Vista and Windows 7. It offers multiple
file formats multi language support, paint option, multipage TIF editing, modify color
depth, and a variety of plugins.

3.Memokeys -This application helps in creating shortcut key combinations and link
actions with text or with an email. It stores passwords, code snippets, addresses,
favorites, email signatures, documents and more.

4.Babylon- It is an online dictionary and translation software which translates text in
50 different languages for Free. It offers 1400 trusted dictionaries, encyclopedias and
information sources. A freelance blogger can use it with other applications such as
PDF, Microsoft, Internet explorer, Firefox etc.

5.Notepad++ Portable- This useful full-featured text editor for bloggers offers a wide
range of features. It supports multiple languages and an extensive plugin system. Its
features include auto-completion, multi-document, full drag ‘n' drop supported, zoom
in/out, macro recording , playback etc.

6.Typing Assistant- This application lets a freelance writer type faster as it auto
completes the frequently used words and phrases anywhere. It offers a word/phrase
auto completion and word auto corrector, text expander, clipboard manager and
application launcher.
7.Photoscape- Using this application a freelancer can fix and enhance photos for his
blogs. It allows a writer to edit images by resizing, brightness and color adjustment. It
offers print portrait shot, passport photo, splitter, screen capturer, color picker, raw
converter and face search.

8.SmartFTP- It is an FTP client which allows you to transfer files between your local
computer and a server on the Internet. It features website publishing and maintenance
and easily uploads and downloads images, documents, movie and music files.

9.KompoZer- This application is for non-technical users who want to create a visually
appealing website. It transfers content to Ms word, after checking grammatical errors
and combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing.

10.Jott- It transfers your voicemail messages into text and delivers them as text
messages, posts and emails. It helps in posting on Blogger, Typepad, LiveJournal,
Tumblr, and WordPress. It also offers features to receive via email, SMS or online, set
call-back reminders, search messages etc.

Hope these applications will help a blogger in establishing a successful blog online.
Please provide your feedback and suggestions on the same.

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