Office 2008 for Mac at Photokina

I spent some time with the Mac Office guys at Photokina who were showing the Special Media Edition version of the product, which includes Expression Media. Below is a video that shows Mac users some of the cool things they can do when they use Office 2008 for Mac Special Media Edition to manage and…


Expression Media 2 Service Pack 1 is here

Expression Media 2 SP1 is now available. If you are a Windows user and have opted to receive updates for other applications besides Windows, you should be offered the download next time Windows Update runs. If you wish to download the update manually, you may do so here. The Mac version is available for download…


Setting up at Photokina

Some of you know what goes into making a trade show happen. For those who don’t, the day before the show opens can be crazy: making sure that everything works while the booth is getting built around you. Here are some behind the scenes photos.



This week, I’m at Photokina with a large number of Microsoft people. If you’re around, come and see us in Hall 0.41 Stand H049 G031. We have lots of interesting things being shown including Expression Media 2 Service Pack 1, Photosynth, Microsoft Pro Photo Tools, Office 2008 Special Media Edition and Capture One by Phase…


iView/Expression Media London Meet-up

Some of the Expression Media team will be in the UK the week of September 15th just before Photokina. I’ll be there to attend REMIX 08 in Brighton and am thinking about organising an informal meet up for iView and Expression Media users. If there’s sufficient interest, I’ll set one up. So in order to…


Expression Media is Going to Photokina

Expression Media will be represented at Photokina in Cologne, Germany from September 23rd to 28th. We’ll be there together with the Rich Media Group. If you’re attending, stop by Hall 04.1 Stand H049 G031 and say hello. Also, let me know if you have any interest in having a user meeting at the event. If…


Expression Media at the ProPhoto Summit

Some of the Expression Media team did an impromptu lunch session at the Microsoft ProPhoto Summit yesterday. We had about 30 people come in throughout our 90 minute slot during lunch. Kevin Bier, our illustrious Product Unit Manager, MCed the whole thing and introduced the program management, test and dev members of the team. While…


Discussion Groups

There are several places to go for user-to-user discussion. The forums located on the iView site are still active and contain a wealth of useful information. On the Microsoft main website, there is a discussion group for Expression Media. Finally, Peter Krogh who authored The DAM Book, has two forums on his website, one for…


Hello world

My name is David and I’ll be your host on this blog. I work on the Microsoft Expression product-line specifically Microsoft Expression Media, an application for managing digital assets. What are digital assets? Think photos, videos, music and documents and other rich media. Expression Media grew from iView Media Pro, which Microsoft acquired. The Expression…