The August Technology Preview of the Podcasting Kit for SharePoint has been released to CodePlex over the week-end.

There are four major updates in this release:

1. PKS is now fully compatibility with Windows Server 2008 x86 and x64

2. A final Zune/RSS integration: 1-click synchronization!

3. Expression Encoder 2.0 for thumbnail extraction and soon server-side re-encoding!

4. We’ve migrated from beta 1 to beta 2 of Silverlight 2