Dean Rowe's WebLog

Expression Encoder with little bits of MovieMaker and DVD Maker.

Editing files with Encoder V3

I’d written a previous post about editing files with Encoder v2 in the SDK however in V3 we changed...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 04/13/2010

Expression Encoder 3 Visual Basic Samples

We shipped Expression Encoder 3 with a bunch of samples that demonstrated various aspects of the...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 02/28/2010

What’s New in the Expression Encoder 3 SDK?

Just posted a little article talking about the Expression Encoder 3 SDK over on the Expression...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 07/30/2009

Microsoft Expression Encoder 3 is now available for download

Check out the details on the Expression Encoder blog. Download it and tell us what you think. Link

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 07/22/2009

Coming Soon: Expression Encoder 3

James has just updated the Expression Encoder blog with details of Expression Encoder 3. The product...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 07/10/2009

Editing files with Encoder

In Encoder V2 we added the ability to edit multiple sections out of a video/audio file and this can...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 03/16/2009

Metadata

When encoding files using the Expression Encoder SDK, you may find there are times when you want to...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 12/13/2008

Expression Encoder 2 SDK Updated for Service Pack 1

I’ve just uploaded a post to the Expression Encoder team blog that talks about the new updates to...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 11/13/2008

Bingo

The other day my wife had volunteered to help out with the Halloween festivities at my son’s school....

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 11/12/2008

Expression Encoder 2 SP1 SDK

As you may have heard Expression Encoder 2 SP1 is now available to download. We've been putting the...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 11/10/2008

Expression Encoder 2 SP1

If you’ve been wondering what we’ve been doing for last few months we’ve now announced Expression...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 09/24/2008

Expression Encoder and VB.NET

As James recently posted on the Expression Encoder team blog, we’ve just released an update to...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 07/29/2008

Expression Encoder 2 SDK released

We released the Encoder SDK today. You can download it from the following location. Microsoft®...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 06/03/2008

Intellisense and Help file for Expression Encoder 2 Object Model

Just posted a link to the Intellisense and Help files for the object model to the Expression Encoder...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 05/02/2008

Expression Encoder 2 is released

Expression Encoder 2 is now available. Click on the image to go to the Expression Encoder page where...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 05/02/2008

Changing the output profile

Once you've created a MediaItem, you're probably going to want to specify which video and/or audio...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 03/13/2008

Overview of Expression Encoder 2

The session that our very own James and Charles did at Mix this morning is already online.  I...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 03/07/2008

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,...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 03/07/2008

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...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 03/06/2008

It's alive

The Expression Encoder team blog is now live. Watch for more content coming over the next weeks....

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 03/01/2008

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...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 10/12/2007

More Expression Encoder stuff

Hot on the heels of the release of the Expression Encoder, Ben Waggoner has worked on some training...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 09/09/2007

Expression Encoder now available

Expression Encoder (formally called Expression Media Encoder) is now available to download....

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 09/05/2007

RAW Support

I'm not sure how well known this is, but we did work in Windows Movie Maker and Windows DVD Maker to...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 05/31/2007

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...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 04/30/2007

Top 10 Questions about Expression Media Encoder

Sean Alexander has just posted a list of top 10 questions (and answers) on Expression Media Encoder....

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 04/19/2007

Expression Media Encoder Demo

Just spotted that the Channel 9 video of James demoing Expression Media Encoder is now up. Here's...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 04/17/2007

Microsoft Silverlight

Today we announced Microsoft Silverlight a new cross-platform, cross-browser plug-in for developing...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 04/16/2007

Windows Movie Maker 2.6

My old team has just released Windows Movie Maker 2.6 for Vista. If you're running Vista on a...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 04/16/2007

Moved teams

I've been meaning to write this post for a while. For those that don't know I recently left the...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 03/13/2007

Helping Chris Pirillo

I managed to come across Chris Pirillo's post where he said he was breaking up with Vista. Well his...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 03/09/2007

Windows DVD Maker Command Line Options

As well as the SDK, which you can use to build your own custom DVD menus, you can control which...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 03/01/2007

Windows Movie Maker and Windows DVD Maker SDK Released

Looks like we've now got the Windows Movie Maker and Windows DVD Maker SDK available on...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 02/21/2007

New Camcorders

A colleague from the Movie Maker team recently sent an email with the following list of Camcorders...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 02/20/2007

Windows Vista and Office 2007 launched

Cool to finally see the launch of Vista and Office 2007 and nice to see the mentions and the flashes...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 01/30/2007

Windows DVD Maker demonstrated in Billg's keynote at CES

It’s always cool to see something you’ve personally worked on being demonstrated to a bunch of...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 01/08/2007

Windows DVD Maker and Aspect Ratios

You may have noticed an innocent little setting in the options dialog called DVD aspect ratio. It...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 11/15/2006

British pensioner becomes star on YouTube

I just love this story. He also happens to use Movie Maker for his videos which is always nice to...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 08/16/2006

Try Windows Vista Beta 2

Most of you have probably already seen this but just in case, you can now download Windows Vista...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 06/12/2006

Microsoft Soccer Scoreboard

(Also known as Microsoft Football Scoreboard if like me you weren’t born in the States) Link Every...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 06/02/2006

Vista Beta 2

Today, we announced the release of Vista Beta 2. It’s very cool to know that the new versions of...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 05/23/2006

New Windows Vista Team Blog

The Windows Vista team blog was recently launched and includes posts from Lorrin Maughan who is a...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 04/27/2006

4:3 - Now with extra pixels

On my previous post, Rehan noticed that the 4:3 thumbnail didn't quite have the correct aspect...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 04/23/2006

DvdMaker and a little widescreen love

I've always been a little frustrated with applications that don't support 16:9 content or don't...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 03/17/2006

Happy Pi Day

Tomorrow is 3/14 in the USA date format, so happy Pi day to everyone.

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 03/14/2006

Goodbye capture, hello file copy

Well maybe not quite yet, but there are more and more cameras coming out that no longer use tape....

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 02/27/2006

Windows Movie Maker on Vista

We're releasing more details about Windows Movie Maker on Vista. Check out the following link for a...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 02/16/2006

More blogs from the Movie Maker Team?

Well it looks like some others on the team are starting to think about blogging. There may even be a...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 02/06/2006

Windows DVD Maker

I know I haven't posted much recently, but I'm hoping to fix that, especially as more and more...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 02/02/2006

Xbox 360 launch titles announced

They’ve finally announced the list of titles that will be available for the Xbox 360 launch. I was...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 11/14/2005

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