Microsoft Expression "Acrylic Graphic Designer" October 2005 Community Technology Preview (CTP)

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    Microsoft Expression "Acrylic Graphic Designer" brings together the best of vector- and pixel-based capabilities, letting you explore new creative and cutting edge possibilities.
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      133.8 MB

        Microsoft Expression "Acrylic Graphic Designer" (code name) is a professional illustration, painting, and graphic design product. Visit the Acrylic Graphic Designer Features page for an overview of the main features. For more detailed information please view the videos which are also available on the Acrylic Graphic Designer site.

        We would like to thank you for your enthusiastic support regarding our professional graphic design application, code name "Acrylic". In direct response to your feedback, we are pleased to present a new version for download. We look forward to your continued feedback.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows XP Service Pack 2

        Minimum system requirements:
        • Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 2
        • 733 Mhz processor
        • 256 MB of RAM
        • 800x600 monitor resolution with 24-bit color
        Recommended system:
        • Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 2 or greater
        • Pentium 4 processor
        • 512 MB of RAM
        • 1024x768 monitor resolution with 24-bit color
      • The XAML exporter in Acrylic Graphic Designer October 2005 CTP has been updated and now has its own installer. This will allow the XAML exporter to be updated independently as new versions of Windows Presentation Foundation (formerly code named "Avalon") become available.

        After installing Acrylic Graphic Designer October 2005 CTP, download and install the new XAML Exporter.

        It is important to install the Acrylic October CTP prior to installing the XAML Exporter. The new XAML Exporter is required to run the application.
      • In addition to bug fixes and stability improvements the following areas are new in the Acrylic October 2005 CTP:
        • Updated XAML exporter. It will have its own installer, so please make sure you install it!

        • Thumbnail viewer for shell and the file open dialog

        • Bitmap painting performance improvement

        • New sample files

        • New icons and splash screen

        Uninstalling previous releases of Acrylic CTP is not necessary. The new Acrylic CTP release will automatically remove the previously installed version before installing the new one.

        Help us continually improve Microsoft Expression "Acrylic Graphic Designer" by reporting any technical issues you encounter in the Product Feedback Center.

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