Today at Internet Week New York 2010, Microsoft announced the availability of Microsoft Expression Studio 4.
The newest version of Microsoft?s professional suite of design tools, Expression 4 enables designers and developers to collaborate and create dynamic applications using their existing skills and current toolset.
New features and functionality found within Expression Studio 4 enable the following:
- Expression Studio 4 Ultimate, which includes Blend and SketchFlow, allows the quick translation from ideas to digital prototypes and simplifies the creation of applications for Silverlight and for mobile devices, such as Windows Phone 7.
- Its new toolset makes it easier to build and deploy websites. Advanced visual diagnostics also speed browser compatibility testing.
- Encode a wide variety of video file formats, such as VC-1 and H.264, to make simple edits and enhance your media for distribution through players built with technologies such as Silverlight.
Expression Studio 4 complements creative tools already in use by design and development teams with import capabilities, ensuring that the best static design assets can be used in interactive design. It also provides flexible workflow with Microsoft Expression Blend, Visual Studio and the Microsoft .NET Framework.
Expression Studio 4 is available today for trial download at http://www.microsoft.com/expression. Microsoft's customers currently using Expression 3 can upgrade to Expression Studio 4 at no additional cost.