Get Windows Live Mail (a Desktop Email Client) for Windows 8.1
Microsoft provide a free desktop email program called Windows Live Mail for Windows 8.1. Windows Live Mail can be downloaded as part of Microsoft’s free Windows Essentials package. To download Windows Essentials either search on google for “Windows Essentials” or go to this page:
Download Windows Essentials 2012. Essentials includes a number of programs including Writer and Messenger. If you only want to download the Mail program follow the instructions after the download starts to choose the specific programs you want.
After completing the download and installation, follow the instructions at this link – How to make Windows Live Mail the default email program in Windows. Windows Live Mail will then be set as the default email program allowing programs such as SliQ Invoicing Lite and Plus to send invoices by email.