Welcome to Microsoft Expression Encoder, an advanced application for encoding your audio and video media into files suitable for online streaming, live streaming, and playback from mobile devices. With Expression Encoder, you can encode your files using Microsoft Silverlight templates, which allow you to take advantage of the rich media capability of Silverlight. You can import a variety of file formats and encode them as Windows Media, MP4, or IIS Smooth Streaming files. You can also perform full-motion screen captures and encode those for presentation. Whether you are a professional compressionist, the video specialist for your company, or a hobbyist encoding personal videos to upload to the web, Expression Encoder can help you produce high-quality media.
Start learning about Expression Encoder in the following topics:
About Expression Encoder Learn how you can use Expression Encoder and what you can do with it.
What's new See what has changed in this version.
The Expression Encoder workflow Familiarize yourself with the standard procedure for getting your media into and out of Expression Encoder.
Supported file formats Learn which file formats Expression Encoder will accept for import.
Tip for using help
To print a topic, click inside the topic window, and then press CTRL+P.