Expression Encoder

The team blog for Expression Encoder.

Microsoft Expression News

We released important news today about the Expression family of products. Please visit the...

Author: Lori Dirks Date: 12/20/2012

GPU ENCODING IN EXPRESSION ENCODER 4 PRO SP2

Introduction This document is to complement the original Expression Encoder 4 SP1 GPU Encoding white...

Author: Eric Juteau Date: 11/02/2011

Expression Encoder 4 SP2 released!

A new service pack is now available for Expression Encoder 4, which includes over 300 bug fixes as...

Author: Eric Juteau Date: 11/02/2011

How CPU cycles are used when encoding

Once in a while on our forum, somebody asks why the CPU usage isn't at 100% when offline encoding. I...

Author: Eric Juteau Date: 10/03/2011

Tidbits about Indexing

When importing certain media files like VOB, TS and M2TS files, Expression Encoder needs to parse...

Author: Eric Juteau Date: 07/12/2011

Expression Encoder Wins Most Innovative Product at Business Video Expo

Enterprise video is increasingly being recognized by industry experts, such as Gartner, as an...

Author: eanders4 Date: 03/07/2011

EventID and restarting publishing points using Expression Encoder 4 SP1

In the service pack for Expression Encoder 4, we added the ability to specify an EventID for live...

Author: Jamie Lang Date: 02/02/2011

Expression Encoder 4 SP1 released!

Today we have released a service pack for Expression Encoder 4 that includes some new features and a...

Author: Jamie Lang Date: 01/28/2011

SharePoint 2010 publish plugin released

Hi everyone, we just posted a publish plugin to upload your output directory to the new SharePoint...

Author: Jamie Lang Date: 11/10/2010

Thank you

Thanks to everyone that voted for us in the Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards! We are a...

Author: Jamie Lang Date: 10/20/2010

Live IIS Smooth Streaming in Expression Encoder 4

September 2010 Authors: Jamie Lang and Sam Wookey INTRODUCTION Expression Encoder 2 was the first...

Author: Jamie Lang Date: 09/22/2010

New Encoder build available (1651)

We have updated our build on the download center to resolve a couple of issues related to the screen...

Author: Jamie Lang Date: 07/31/2010

Expression Encoder Screen Capture codec now available

We have just release the Expression Encoder Screen Capture codec as a separate download package....

Author: Jamie Lang Date: 07/26/2010

Expression Encoder 4 Pro Now Available for Purchase

Earlier this month we announced the availability of Express Studio 4. At that time we made the free...

Author: Allan Poore [MSFT] Date: 06/24/2010

Maximizing your memory usage of your application based on the Expression Encoder SDK

Fact 1: Currently, our SDK is 32-bit only due to a lot of our dependencies. This brings a few...

Author: Eric Juteau Date: 03/10/2010

Microsoft® Expression® Encoder 3 QFE Released

A QFE has been released for Expression Encoder v3. The download can be found here:...

Author: Allan Poore [MSFT] Date: 11/30/2009

Important News for Users of the Microsoft® Silverlight™ Streaming by Windows Live™ Beta

Summary: · Microsoft Silverlight Streaming by Windows Live Beta is being discontinued and will...

Author: clarkezone Date: 10/19/2009

Microsoft Expression Encoder 3 FAQ

An updated version of the FAQ is available on our forum here.

Author: Eric Juteau Date: 10/09/2009

How to get Expression Encoder to work with the latest Apple QuickTime (7.64.17.0 and greater)

In their recent QuickTime update, Apple added a new DLL dependency to their SDK which unfortunately...

Author: Eric Juteau Date: 09/29/2009

A new way to get the full version of Expression Encoder 3

We have just made available a new option that allows users to purchase the full version of...

Author: clarkezone Date: 09/22/2009

Using the XBox360 Preset to Encode HD Content

To allow the encoded files to playback seamlessly in most environments, including when streamed on a...

Author: Eric Juteau Date: 08/26/2009

What’s New in the Expression Encoder 3 SDK?

When Encoder 3 is installed we now install the API help file, intellisense files and the sample...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 07/30/2009

Microsoft Expression Encoder 3 is available for download

We are very pleased to announce that both Expression Studio 3 trial and Expression Encoder 3 ...

Author: clarkezone Date: 07/22/2009

What’s new in Expression Encoder 3

We on the Expression Encoder team are proud to announce that Expression Encoder 3 is complete and...

Author: clarkezone Date: 07/10/2009

IIS Smooth Streaming server component beta released

Back in October, we announced a new Microsoft video delivery technology called IIS Smooth...

Author: clarkezone Date: 02/28/2009

New Silverlight Streaming Publishing plugin for Expression Encoder: Silverlight 2 support

We just released an update to the Silverlight Streaming publishing plugin to support the Silverlight...

Author: clarkezone Date: 01/15/2009

Expression Encoder 2 SDK Updated for Service Pack 1

We’ve just released an update to the SDK, which now incorporates the new features in Expression...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 11/13/2008

Expression Encoder 2 SP1 is released

SP1 has just gone live here:...

Author: clarkezone Date: 10/30/2008

Expression Encoder 2 SP1 and IIS Smooth Streaming

Today we are announcing: IIS Smooth Streaming, a new adaptive streaming technology evolved from work...

Author: clarkezone Date: 10/28/2008

Announcing Expression Encoder 2 SP1

Since the release of Expression Encoder 2 back in May of this year, we’ve been hard at work on new...

Author: clarkezone Date: 09/23/2008

Silverlight and Expression Encoder to support H.264

In case you missed this press release, we just announced that H.264 support is coming to both...

Author: clarkezone Date: 09/11/2008

Expression Encoder 2 VB.NET update

We've just released an update to Expression Encoder 2 that allows VB.NET developers to build...

Author: clarkezone Date: 07/25/2008

Creating XAML overlays for Microsoft Expression Encoder

A XAML overlay is a vector-based graphic that is rendered into the users video like a lower third, a...

Author: brandon_riffe Date: 07/01/2008

Expression Encoder Customer Panel

Now that Expression Encoder 2 has been released, the team is hard at work on the next version of the...

Author: clarkezone Date: 06/21/2008

Silverlight Streaming Publishing Plugin for Expression Encoder 2 is out!

I'm pleased to announced that we just pushed a preview of the SLS publishing plugin for Expression...

Author: clarkezone Date: 06/14/2008

AVCHD support in Expression Encoder 2

AVCHD (Advanced Video Codec High Definition) is a file format commonly used by the latest generation...

Author: Eric Juteau Date: 06/10/2008

Expression Encoder 2 SDK Released

Last week we released the Expression Encoder 2 SDK. Here's a little video of Charles and I, giving a...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 06/10/2008

Getting started with the Expression Encoder Object Model (RTM Version)

This post is an update to the previous Getting started with the Expression Encoder Object Model...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 05/09/2008

Help and Intellisense for the Expression Encoder Object Model.

We're busy working on a more official SDK and some samples that use the Expression Encoder object...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 05/02/2008

Getting started with the Expression Encoder Object Model

(UPDATE: This post was written against the Beta of Expression Encoder v2. Now that the RTM version...

Author: Dean Rowe Date: 04/23/2008

Tutorial on encoding screen recordings for Silverlight using Expression Encoder 2

Ben Waggoner just did a great blog post that shows you how to encode screen recordings for display...

Author: clarkezone Date: 03/27/2008

Expression Encoder 2 MIX sessions

Here are some of the sessions at MIX08 that highlighted or included Expression Encoder:...

Author: clarkezone Date: 03/25/2008

T09 at MIX is done

Charles and I presented our Session at MIX08 on Expression Encoder 2 this morning.  It went...

Author: clarkezone Date: 03/07/2008

Announcing Expression Encoder 2

Helloooo from Mix 08.. we can finally talk about what the Expression Encoder team have been up to...

Author: clarkezone Date: 03/05/2008

Hello from Mix 08

Charles and I have arrived here at The Venetian ready for Mix08. Our session is currently...

Author: clarkezone Date: 03/05/2008

Video: Hello World

Welcome to the new Expression Encoder team blog! As Charles says in the video, we plan on posting a...

Author: kirupa Date: 02/28/2008