Expression Encoder 2 is released

Expression Encoder 2 is now available. Click on the image to go to the Expression Encoder page where you will find a "Try Now" link to download the trial. We’re planning to have more details of the new features up on the Expression Encoder Team blog soon. I’m also working on getting together a prelimary…

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Changing the output profile

Once you’ve created a MediaItem, you’re probably going to want to specify which video and/or audio profile you want to encode it with. There are a number of ways to obtain a video and audio profile. If you have your own PRX file that you wish to use, you can load it with code something…

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Overview of Expression Encoder 2

The session that our very own James and Charles did at Mix this morning is already online.  I haven’t had a chance to watch it myself yet, but I’m sure James and Charles did an excellent job.

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Basic code to encode a file

Here’s a very small snippet of code that uses the Expression Encoder object model to create a job, add a media file to the job and then encode it. There’s a lot more to the object model, but I thought this would give a little taste of the basics. In the object model we wanted…

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Expression Encoder 2 Beta now available

Our very own James has done a great job listing all the new features of Expression Encoder 2, over on the Expression Encoder team blog. Check out the post here, and you can download the Beta here. One of the things I’ve been working on for our version 2, is the .NET object model that…

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It’s alive

The Expression Encoder team blog is now live. Watch for more content coming over the next weeks. http://blogs.msdn.com/expressionencoder/


Cool mention of Windows Vista Movie Maker and DVD Maker

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1895,2193575,00.asp Yes I know it’s a little gratuitous :-), but I got forwarded this link today and it is very cool to see someone that is really happy using the products you worked on. Also, I know I need to start writing some more posts here and try to add some content instead of links…

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More Expression Encoder stuff

Hot on the heels of the release of the Expression Encoder, Ben Waggoner has worked on some training videos that were produced by Total Training that have now been released. Here are the links Introduction to Expression EncoderEnhancing MediaMetadata, Markers, & SilverlightLive ProductionAdvanced Expression Encoder and you find lots more training of other products in…

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Microsoft Expression Media Encoder Preview now available

You  can now download the free trial preview of the Expression Media Encoder. We still have a bunch more work to do, but you can try what’s available at the moment, and please use the newsgroup to give us your feedback. Link to Microsoft Expression Media Encoder


Top 10 Questions about Expression Media Encoder

Sean Alexander has just posted a list of top 10 questions (and answers) on Expression Media Encoder. Top 10 Questions about Expression Media Encoder If you have any other questions, let us know.

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