Thursday, November 8, 2007

Expression Design

I needed to create some icons and I don't have PhotoShop installed so I thought I would check out Expression Design.  I am pleased to report that they have faithfully copied Adobe's interface and hotkeys and in some ways improved on the tool.  I particularly like the scrollable properties window (much need at laptop resolution - 800px high).  Unfortunately MS Marketing apparently decided to make it painful to get Design b/c you either buy the entire Studio retail or have Team Suite MSDN ($10k).  That will probably keep most developers I know from using/switching...

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