Microsoft has recently announced the general availability of the next release of Outlook Hotmail connector (version 14, beta) for Microsoft Office 2003, 2007 and the upcoming release of Outlook 2010.
Outlook Hotmail connector lets you access and manage your Windows Live Hotmail or Office Live Mail accounts, including e-mail messages, contacts and calendars for free
If you’re already using the new Outlook 2010 Beta, it is better to use the new Connector for the best compatibility as well as to gain access to several new features.
The new version of Outlook Hotmail Connector includes the following features:
- Junk filter settings Your Safe Sender List/Blocked sender list/Safe Recipient lists are synchronized between Outlook and Hotmail.
- Integrated Send/Receive Send/receive works like your other Outlook accounts.
- Integrated connection status Your Hotmail account status appears in the Outlook status bar.
- Rule support for secondary accounts Rules work with the Hotmail account in Outlook even if it’s not your primary account.
You can download Outlook Hotmail Connector (v.14) for 32 bit and 64 bit at source. (via)