I'm pleased to announced that we just pushed a preview of the SLS publishing plugin for Expression Encoder 2 live:

http://download.microsoft.com/download/2/2/a/22a8da23-ffa7-4e5a-8fed-8239d3a7b322/SLSPlugin for Expression Encoder 2.msi

This plugin makes it very easy to publish and manage your encoded Silverlight video experiences online via the Silverlight Streaming service from within the Expression Encoder application.

As well as adding support for Expression Encoder 2, the plugin has a number of enhancements:

  1. File-by-file upload:  Removes the zip step and improves uploaded reliability and performance.
  2. Better upload progress reporting.
  3. Quota display that shows available/remaining online storage space.
  4. Support for application republishing: you can replace or merge existing applications.
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  5. UI enhancements (eg resizable preview window, application list sorted in inverse date order etc).

Hope this helps,

James

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