Re: Free, powerful graphics tool

Subject: Re: Free, powerful graphics tool
From: Dick Margulis <margulisd -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2004 09:12:40 -0400


Bill,

While that looks like it might be an interesting package, the linked page says "Microsoft acquired the Creature House technology and development team in 2003. As a service to the many loyal users of Expression, a free download version is available to existing users of the product for either Microsoft Windows or Mac OS." It doesn't say it's free to new users.

I admit I didn't follow through to check it out, though.

Could you clarify?

Dick

Bill Lawrence wrote:

Hi Everyone,

Before Microsoft changes its mind, you might want to check out
Expression 3. They purchased the company and have a free, downloadable
version at:

http://www.microsoft.com/products/expression/

Expression appears to have all the features you'd expect in a
vector-based illustration package, but in addition has the ability to
mimic brush, pen, pastel, wash, and palette knife effects. In essence,
you can create graphics that have the look of traditional media. If
you're on a tight budget and you're looking for a good drawing tool,
either this or the drawing package in Open Office are more than
adequate.


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