From April 1st onwards SharePoint Designer (SPD) 2007 is available for free, customers with Software Assurance (SA) who bought SPD 2007 are entitled to Expression Web. An interesting statement in Q&A on SharePoint Designer 2007 licensing changes is the following
SharePoint Designer “v-next” will be available simultaneously with the release of the next version of SharePoint, and it will also be a free download.
- Video – SharePoint Designer 2007 (April 2009 announcement) with Tom Rizzo (Sr. Director of Product Management for SharePoint) and J.R. Arredondo (Sr. Product Manager for SharePoint Platform and Tools)
- Office SharePoint Designer 2007 Training (standalone edition)
- SharePoint Designer 2007 free download
- Letter to SharePoint Designer Customers
- Professional Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007 (Wrox, Amazon) – excellent book and must read if you want to use SPD
- SharePoint Team Blog – SharePoint Designer available as a free download