Beta 2 of the XPS essentials pack is out.  Read about the details and how to download at the XPS team blog.  Here is the quick list of what is in the pack:

  • A stand-alone XPS Document Viewer
  • Microsoft XPS Document Writer to output files to the XPS Document format through the print command of any Windows application. 
  • iPreview and iFilter interface implementations for XPS Documents
  • XPSDrv printer driver to enable printing to XPS devices.
  • Shell extensions for inspecting and changing XPS Document properties in Windows Explorer

- Andy