How to Force Expression Encoder 2 Express Mode

Expression Encoder Express is a free version of Expression Encoder. If you have the full version and want to force Express mode (for testing purposes perhaps), there are two ways to do so: Registry Key Method   [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Expression\Encoder\2.0] “ExpressVersion”=dword:00000001 Object Model Method Mode.IsExpress=true


Expression Encoder Customer Panel

Now that Expression Encoder 2 has been released, the team is hard at work on the next version of the product. We want to be as responsive to community feedback as possible, and would like to set up a panel of customers with whom we can have ongoing conversations. What is the Customer Panel? The…


Microsoft NAB Booth Video

Here’s some video I shot around the Microsoft booth at NAB, focusing on Expression Encoder. You’ll see Brandon, one of our very own Encoder program managers, in the middle of some exceptional demoing. The video is of course hosted using the Silverlight Streaming Service and was encoded using Expression Encoder 2. The video was shot…


Expression Encoder at NAB

We had a Microsoft Expression pod at the Microsoft booth and spent most of the time talking about Expression Encoder 2. This was the first opportunity for many people to actually see the new version of Expression Encoder and in some cases, the first time for them to see Expression Encoder at all! All the…


Why all the Video Stuff?

In addition to Expression Media, I am now the product manager for Expression Encoder. Read more about the Encoder team on the official team blog.


Expression Encoder MIX08 Sessions

I was at MIX08 in Las Vegas last week and wanted to let everyone know that the sessions are now posted on For a great overview of Expression Encoder 2, look no further than the Expression Encoder session presented by James Clarke and Charles Finkelstein – and prepare to be amazed by the depth…