We have just made available a new option that allows users to purchase the full version of Expression Encoder as a standalone product. To recap what this means, let’s start with the free version of Expression Encoder. This is available from here:
and contains the full feature set of the product with the following limitations:
Screen capture up to 10 minutes No Smooth Streaming output The following CODECs are not present: AC3 Decoder, MPEG2/TS Decoder, AVC-HD Decoder, H.264 Encoder, AAC-LC Encoder/Encoder
(Note.. the installer is currently miss-labeled as Encoder_Trial_en.exe but is, in fact fully featured bar the above list and also not time-bombed as in previous versions.)
If you try and access these features you’ll get the following message:
As of today, the purchase link now points to a new Microsoft Store page where you can get an Expression Encoder 3 license for $49:
Expression Encoder 3 is still available as part of Expression Studio 3, Expression Web 3 as well as through the Expression Professional Subscription and MSDN programs.