April 25, 2007

Microsoft Expression now comes as part of MSDN

Based on the feedbackExpression Blend and Expression Web (the two tools that developers will have some relation to) will be part of the MSDN Premium subscriptions.

For those who have a Visual Studio Team Suite subscription level, the entire Expression Studio (with the other two products – Expression Design and Expression Media) will also be available.

What is this Expression??
Microsoft Expression is a pack of graphics programs from Microsoft for developers as well as designers. It consists of

Microsoft Expression Web (Quartz) - Software for designing web sites.
Microsoft Expression Blend (Sparkle) - Software for designing user interfaces based on WPF.
Microsoft Expression Design (Acrylic) - Software for editing graphics such as raster,Vecor etc.
Microsoft Expression Media - Software to manage digital media.

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