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[17 Jan 2009 | 9 Comments | ]

The evolution of the XPS format continues. With the release of Windows Vista users were able to view XPS documents in a viewer that was hosted within Internet Explorer 7. A separate independent viewer was also available for download as part of the XPS Essentials Pack (supported on XP and Vista), however, this independent viewer did not include support for features like digital signatures. It felt like a somewhat sloppy introduction to the XPS format that reflected the formats infancy. It was certainly an experimental beginning.
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[1 Oct 2008 | One Comment | ]

Software Imaging have released a new XPS viewer as a free download. The viewer uses Software Imaging’s own PrintMagicXPS technology to render the XPS documents, which differs from other XPS viewers because it is developed in C++ native code, and therefore has no dependency on .Net or managed code.
Features include:

High quality rasterizer which leverages Software Imaging’s PrintMagicXPS technology
Full compliance with the XPS 1.0 specification
Easy to use and view your XPS documents
Priority given to the rendering of the first page of a multiple page XPS document
Multi-threaded application for improved performance on multi-core systems
Developed in …