Microsoft Stream

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Microsoft Stream (on SharePoint) allows recording, viewing, and sharing videos with those inside and outside the University. The latest version of Stream (on SharePoint) seamlessly integrates with Microsoft 365 by allowing you to save your recording within your OneDrive, Sharepoint and Teams, unlike its predecessor, Stream Classic

Features available with Stream (on SharePoint) :

  • Transcript and transcript translation
  • Record from different points including Stream, PowerPoint or Teams
  • Recording features available include teleprompter, laser pointer and other tools
  • Play video inline from apps like Teams, Powerpoint, Teams and more
  • Soon to come - Stream recordings from Outlook 
  • Soft trim will soon be available leaving the original video unchanged
  • Interactive clickable text, and add Forms surveys, quizzes or polls (coming soon)
  • Video analytics, time watched and more

Review Stream (on SharePoint) vs Stream Classic Guide to better understand the differences. 

Stream Classic Deprecation

On February 3, 2024, the process to migrate all videos previously uploaded or created in Stream Classic to Stream (on SharePoint) will begin. For reference, uploads to Stream Classic have not been available since May 2023.

When a video is migrated, a new link will be generated for the video. The Classic Stream video link will be available until February 15, 2025. It is recommended to update any published Classic Stream links found on web pages or elsewhere with the new Stream (on SharePoint) links as soon as possible. Unfortunately, the analytics will not follow the videos into Stream (on SharePoint) and will be reset. 

If a video is ineligible for migration due to being in draft mode, incomplete, or in a processing state, users will be notified to review and manually move their content. Please note that these videos cannot automatically be redirected or migrated to Stream (on SharePoint). 

Meeting Recordings

Since May 10, 2021, Microsoft Teams meeting recordings have been saved in OneDrive/SharePoint (ODSP) instead of the Microsoft Stream Classic website. A link to the recording will be placed in the calendar entry as well as in the chat. Permissions are set based on the type of the meeting (scheduled, ad-hoc, or channel meeting)

The move to ODSP unlocked features including external and guest sharing, retention policy application (, GoLocal support, and Bring Your Own Key support for customers. Improved transcription quality, speaker attribution, transcript content search, and other features.

Meeting storage: Non-Channel meetings will be stored in the OneDrive of the person who clicked the record button in a special folder labelled “Recordings” – that sits at the top of the recorder’s OneDrive. Channel meetings will be stored in a folder labelled “Recordings” under a folder named after the channel under the Team’s document library.

Permissions: All meeting invitees - except for external users – in non-channel meetings will automatically get a shared link to access the meeting recording. External users will need to be explicitly added to the shared list by the meeting organizer or the person who clicked the record button. For Channel meetings, permissions will be inherited from the owners and members list in the channel.

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