Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced the immediate availability of its new Expression Studio 4 suite to kick off the Internet Week New York 2010 conference.
The new version of Microsoft’s professional design suite aims to make designers’ work flow more streamlined and easier.
Microsoft Expression Studio 4 is available in three versions: Web Professional, Premium, and Ultimate editions. MSDN subscribers will receive a serial for Expression Studio 4 which corresponds to their license of Visual Studio 2010.
Expression Studio 4 Web Professional features the Expression Web, Design, and Encoder programs; Expression Studio 4 Premium adds “Microsoft Expression Blend” and Ultimate contains a new version of “SketchFlow.”
All versions of Expression Studio 4 are available to MSDN subscribers. Retail versions of Expression Studio 4 Ultimate ($599) and Professional ($149) are also available. Customers currently using Expression 3 can upgrade to Expression Studio 4 at no cost.
There is also a free trial download available.