XPS Sample Documents Library 1.0

We’ve updated the library of sample documents to include a number of fixes and additional documents. You can find them here. Enjoy!

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Ecma forms technical committee for XPS

Ecma has announced the formation of a technical committee (TC46) to work towards the standardization of XPS – great news for everyone that’s working on XPS implementations or building solutions based on XPS. More information on adrian’s blog.

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XPS Essentials Pack for 23 additional languages

Microsoft is proud to announce the release of XPS Essentials Pack v 1.0 for 23 languages. You can download the XPS Essentials Pack from: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=B8DCFFDD-E3A5-44CC-8021-7649FD37FFEE&displaylang=en. Please select the appropriate language from the options.  XPSEP is available in 1.     Arabic- Saudi Arabia 2.     Czech- Czekh Republic 3.     Danish- Denmark 4.     German- Germany 5.     Greek- Greece 6.    …

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New XPS Whitepapers

The XPS team has prepared a couple new whitepapers which are now available: Maximum Performance from XPS Documents XPSDrv Filter Pipeline Enjoy!

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Print Schema Specification Version 1.0 Released

Microsoft has released Version 1.0 of the Print Schema Specification. The updated version is based on feedback from the community and our partners. The Print Schema Specification Version 1.0 provides more specific guidance for use of some features. Included in the specification download is a readme file with information on changes made since the Print…

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Microsoft XML Paper Specifications Essentials Pack v1.0 is released

Microsoft is proud to announce the release of XPS Essentials Pack v 1.0. You can download the XPS Essentials Pack from: http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/xps/viewxps.mspx . XPS Essentials Pack gives you the complete experience of generating and viewing XPS Documents without the need to install .NET Framework 3.0. XPS Essentials Pack requires MSXML 6.0 to generate XPS documents. We…

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Microsoft Releases Print Schema Specification Version 0.95

Microsoft has updated the existing Print Schema Specification documentation that is currently available on MSDN. The updated documentation, Print Schema Specification Version 0.95, is based on feedback from the community and our partners. What’s New: The goal of the Print Schema Specification Version 0.95 is to provide more clarity for both explanatory text and requirements…

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RC1 of the Microsoft XML Paper Specification Essential Pack Released

The Release Candidate of Microsoft XML Paper Specification Essentials Pack (XPS Essentials Pack) is now available for download to all our customers. XPS Essentials Pack RC1 is supported for Windows XP SP2 and Windows Server 2003 for both 32 bit and 64 bit machines. The XPS Essentials Pack contains: XPS Viewer EP – A stand-alone viewer…

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