Microsoft ended support for Windows Essentials 2012 in 2017 and removed all downloads of Windows Essentials and individual programs from its website. Windows Live Essentials was a free software suite available for Windows. You can still download Microsoft Windows Live Essentials 2012 from archive.org.
- Photo Gallery
- Movie Maker
- Mail (support limited)
- Messenger (no longer functional)
- Writer (newer version available, note: Newer version no longer developed directly by Microsoft)
- OneDrive (newer version available)
You must be running Windows 7 or later to run Windows Live Essentials 2012.