Expression Media 2 SP1 is now available. If you are a Windows user and have opted to receive updates for other applications besides Windows, you should be offered the download next time Windows Update runs. If you wish to download the update manually, you may do so here.
The Mac version is available for download here and will become is now available through Microsoft AutoUpdate that is installed with Expression Media 2 or with Microsoft Office on the Mac.
The release notes telling you what’s new are below, but if you’re an Expression Media 2 user, I would highly recommend this release.
Expression Media 2 SP1 provides the latest updates to Microsoft Expression Media Version 2. Expression Media 2 SP1 has taken the customer feedback from the Expression Media 2 release and the goal of driving both stability and quality to a new level. To achieve this goal the team fixed over 400 bugs in SP1 and added the following improvements to the Expression Media 2 product by feature:
More useful feedback has been added when some tasks cannot be completed.
The Date Finder in the Organize panel now enables navigation by month, year, and day.
Several problems with Unicode and truncated file names have been fixed. For example, issues with displaying or resolving those file names have been fixed.
The Windows version now installs the Expression Media File Info Panel for use with Adobe applications, including Photoshop
Several problems that occur when you import or export EXIF metadata are fixed. For example, when you import Canon or Sony raw images, incorrect EXIF information may be generated.