Powerful new export and slicing tools seamlessly bring your artwork to Expression Blend and Expression Web.
Target individual slices as separate formats, including Silverlight canvas, WPF canvas, WPF resource dictionary, HTML comp, XAML, PSD, and PDF.
Maximize re-use of your assets. Graphics can be overlaid by multiple and overlapping slices, so you can simultaneously export multiple formats in one simple action.
Place and align your graphic elements precisely with snap-to, grids, points, guides and pixels. Pixel preview allows precision positioning of your graphics.
Create buttons, backgrounds, and other image assets for use in Expression Web, Microsoft Visual Studio, or other authoring tools.
Expression Design 2's powerful vector drawing and editing tools let you explore new artistic possibilities and create compelling graphic designs and illustrations. Integrate vector artwork and bitmap images in the same document to create hybrid compositions.
Live Effects let you apply high-quality effects and filters such as Bevel, Emboss, and Gaussian Blur to any vector or bitmapped object. The effect or object can be changed with the confidence that Live Effects are always non-destructive and fully editable.
Powerful export and slicing controls create XAML code that works seamlessly with Expression Blend when building next-generation experiences, as well as a wide variety of other formats including PDF and PSD. Expression Design is the powerful graphics hub for all your XAML assets.