What is Microsoft Stream?

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Microsoft Stream is like your own internal YouTube service for any company running Office 365. For a school it provides a way students and staff can upload and share video content without needing to post the videos on a file server that is often slow and hard to access when not at school.

 

 

 

To use Stream go to https://stream.microsoft.com/

 

 

 

CLICK HERE for the user guide in PDF or get the full guide online HERE

 

 

You can use Stream to upload and share videos within your organisation. This gives you a level of security you can't get with YouTube plus the big benefit for schools with Office365 is that students can login with their school details.

 

 

With Stream you can

  • Upload a video and share a link with the whole organisation or just one person
  • Create a channel which can be a private channel for a defined group of students who can add their own videos to the channel.
  • Create a group of teachers or students that can get access to a channel.

 

Give the video a name and description:

 

 

Add groups or individuals:

 

 

Options include allowing comments on the video and having a caption file that converts voice to text.

 

 

Share the video via a link or embed in a blog/website

 

Details below!

Microsoft Stream