Microsoft® Expression® Encoder 3 QFE

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With Expression Encoder 3, you can import and encode video files for both devices and the Web, produce live webcasts, enhance media with watermarks and advertising, and publish with Microsoft Silverlight using Smooth Streaming technology.
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    7.0 MB

      The Expression Encoder 3 QFE contains a significant number of fixes and enhancements including:
      • Out of the box WTV file support (Encoder 3 with IIS Smooth Streaming only)
      • Smart encoding of smooth streaming files (Encoder 3 with IIS Smooth Streaming only)
      • A major upgrade to the smooth streaming playback heuristics (Encoder 3 with IIS Smooth Streaming only)
      • Better support for USB microphones in Screen Capture

      For more information on additional software updates included in the Encoder 3 QFE, see Encoder 3 QFE on the Expression web site.

      Installation instructions

      1. Click Download (above).
      2. In the Install dialog box, click Run.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP

      • Windows® Media Player 11 (Windows XP only)
      • PC with 1 GHz or faster processor
      • 1 GB of RAM or more
      • 1 GB or more of available hard-disk space
      • .NET Framework 3.5 with Service Pack 1
      • Support for Microsoft DirectX® 9.0 graphics with Windows Vista Display Driver Model (WDDM) Driver, 128 MB of graphics RAM or more, Pixel Shader 2.0 in hardware, 32-bits per pixel
      • DVD-compatible drive
      • 1024 x 768 or higher-resolution monitor with 24-bit color

      Internet functionality requires Internet access (additional fees may apply)

      Actual requirements and product functionality may vary based on your system configuration and operating system.
    • See above.

      PLEASE NOTE: Microsoft Corporation (or based on where you live, one of its affiliates) licenses this supplement to you. You may use it with each validly licensed copy of Microsoft Expression Encoder 3 software (the “software”). You may not use the supplement if you do not have a license for the software. The license terms for the software apply to your use of this supplement. To read the license terms, go to the software documentation. Microsoft provides support services for the supplement as described at

      Please note: As this software is distributed in Quebec, Canada, this notice is provided below in French.
      Remarque: Ce logiciel étant distribué au Québec, Canada, les termes de cette licence sont fournis ci-dessous en français.

      REMARQUE : Microsoft Corporation (ou en fonction du lieu où vous vivez, l’un de ses affiliés) vous accorde une licence pour ce supplément. Vous pouvez utiliser une copie de ce supplément avec chaque copie concédée sous licence du logiciel Microsoft Expression Encoder 3 (le « logiciel »). Vous n’êtes pas autorisé à utiliser ce supplément si vous n’êtes pas titulaire d’une licence pour le logiciel. Les conditions de licence pour le logiciel s’appliquent à l’utilisation de ce supplément. Pour les lire, allez la documentation du logiciel. Microsoft fournit des services d’assistance technique pour le supplément disponibles sur le site
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