Microsoft Expression Design

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What is Microsoft Expression Design?

Microsoft Expression Design is software that is generally intended for the creation and editing of raster and vector graphics XAML-oriented graphics, as well as Web graphics. The software was initially released as Expression Graphic Designer, and was given the codename of Acrylic when it was still being developed. The software was renamed as Expression Design and launched as such in 2006.

The software can be downloaded for free from the Microsoft website as a standalone product. It used to be offered only alongside Expression Blend, Expression Web and Expression Encoder PRO. The free version is not provided with technical support.

Microsoft Expression Design allows the user to import Enhanced Metafile (EMF), Enhanced Metafile Plus (EMF +) and Windows Metafile (WMF) so these can be incorporated into the project. The software features an effects palette, which enable the user to keep track of all the effects that were applied to a specific object, or used in the project; including the exact order of when these effects were applied.

System requirements for the software are Windows XP up to Windows 8, 1 GB RAM space and 2 GB hard disk space.

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File types supported by Microsoft Expression Design

Our users primarily use Microsoft Expression Design to open these file types:

About file types supported by Microsoft Expression Design aims to be the go-to resource for file type- and related software information. We spend countless hours researching various file formats and software that can open, convert, create or otherwise work with those files.

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Last updated: : March 9, 2013