Microsoft® Expression® Encoder 2 SDK

Software development kit for Expression Encoder 2
  • Version:


    File Name:

    Expression Encoder 2 Service Pack 1 SDK.msi

    Date Published:


    File Size:

    2.4 MB

      The Expression Encoder 2 SDK includes documentation, samples, and code to help you work with the Expression Encoder object model and extend the functionality of Expression Encoder 2.

      The Expression Encoder 2 Object Model (OM) parallels the features exposed by the Expression Encoder 2 user interface and command-line application. It is built on top of multiple media technologies, including DShow, Silverlight and Windows Media.

      This download includes:
      • IntelliSense for Expression Encoder 2
      • SDK documentation, including API reference
      • Code samples
      • Updated for Expression Encoder 2 Service Pack 1
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 2

      Visual Studio 2008, Visual Basic Express 2008, Visual C# Express 2008, or Visual C++ Express 2008 are required for application development. The applications built on top of the Expression Encoder OM will require Expression Encoder 2 to be installed on the client machine in order to run.

      Expression Encoder 2 requirements are as follows:
      • PC with 1 GHz or faster processor
      • 1 GB of RAM or more
      • 2 GB or more of available hard-disk space
      • .NET Framework 3.5 (if it is not already installed, it will be installed automatically during setup)
      • 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-ROM 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.

      1. Click Download (above).

      2. Click Run.

      By default, the SDK will be installed to c:\Program Files\Microsoft Expression\Encoder 2\SDK.
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