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Author Topic: Microsoft Expression Design and Expression Web available for free  (Read 1585 times)

mwb1100

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Microsoft is stopping development of some of their web development tools sets (Expression Studio, Expression Design, and Expression Web):

  - http://msdn.microsof...om/en-us/expression/

They are making Expression Design 4 and Expression Web 4 available for free now:

  - http://www.microsoft...etails.aspx?id=36179
  - http://www.microsoft...etails.aspx?id=36180
 
Keep in mind these are end of life products; they will net be enhanced or officially supported.

I've never used them, so I have no opinion on whether or not they're worthwhile downloads.

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Re: Microsoft Expression Design and Expression Web available for free
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2013, 01:24:04 PM »
Thanks, might take a look at Design.

Here's an overview:
http://www.windowsva...expression-design-4/
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Re: Microsoft Expression Design and Expression Web available for free
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2013, 02:41:07 PM »
I remember extremely well when the very first version of this pair was launched. I was using FrontPage 2003 but was looking for a newer & smarter version and was expecting Microsoft to deliver. Boy, was I confused and disappointed when I read what Expression Web & Design were offering; this was simply not for me! There is no family likeness between FrontPage and Web & Design at all! I couldn't understand the prices either. Instead I went and purchased all sorts of competitors that I didn't really like in the long run. Wasted money. What I really wanted was, an updated FrontPage "2010".

Now they both have been dumped. And I get to have version 4 for free.  :mrgreen: