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Microsoft Expression Blend Free Trial

May 7th, 2007 by kenlin@HK [MVP]

Because of the Silverlight(new naming for WPF/E), you may need to create a lot of XML based graphic and its action/movement. Microsoft® Expression Blend™ is the professional design tool to create engaging web-connected experiences for Windows. So Microsoft is also announce that Free trial version of Expression Blend is ready to be download since 3rd May 2007. Please read the following,

Microsoft is pleased to present a trial version of Expression Blend. This fully functioning version will expire 60 days after installation.

Help us improve Expression Blend by reporting any technical issues. For more insight into Expression Blend, please see the Expression team blog.

For more information about the .NET Framework 3.0, see the .NET Framework 3.0 Development section of the Windows Software Development Kit. Please also refer to 3rd-party books that are good resources for learning WPF.

In order to edit code, if you do not have Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 installed, you will also need a free copy of a Visual Studio 2005 Express edition from the Visual Studio Express Web site (choose either the Visual Basic or C# edition).

Installation Instructions

Windows Vista:

  1. Download and install Expression Blend.
  2. Download and install Visual Studio 2005 Express (Visual Basic or C#).

Windows XP SP2:

  1. Install .NET Framework 3.0 first before attempting to install Expression Blend.
  2. Download and install Expression Blend.
  3. Download and install Visual Studio 2005 Express (Visual Basic or C#).

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2 Responses

  1. Jabez Says:

    So this is the full released of Expression Blend or a beta?

  2. kenlin@HK [MVP] Says:

    Blend v1 is released. Blend v2 is in Beta