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Ben Waggoner

Program Manager, Video Encoding

Articles for Ben Waggoner

Tutorial: High-Touch Encoding With Microsoft Expression Encoder 2

A walk through some of the new encoding features of Microsoft’s new Expression Encoder 2 product for high-quality compression, authoring with Silverlight skins, and publishing to the Silverlight Streaming service.
Fri., Sept. 12, by Ben Waggoner

Webcasting With Windows Media

Tips, tricks, and best practices for getting the most out of WMV webcasts.

Best Practices for Windows Media Encoding

A comprehensive look at how you can get the most out of the various flavors of Windows Media Audio and Video.
Wed., Feb. 20, by Ben Waggoner

Best Practices for Windows Media Encoding

This article strives to codify the most important best practices to get the optimum Windows Media encode, whatever the source and delivery environment.

Tutorial: Using Windows Media Registry Keys

To squeeze out the most bang for the bit out of the new version of Windows Media, there are a number of registry key settings that can be used to change the codecs’ behavior dramatically.
Mon., Nov. 20, by Ben Waggoner