Stream is the College’s video streaming service. Log in online through Office 365 with your College credentials.
Create, discover, and share videos securely and leverage search and accessibility tools.
|Issue to Address||Possible Solutions|
|How to upload videos||See Upload to Stream and Share to Groups video or Stream Basics below|
|Make my videos accessible||See Transcripts below for information about accessibility|
Converting Stream Caption Files to Readable Text
|Sharing my video||See Upload to Stream and Share to Groups video and page 4 of our Microsoft Stream documentation to view video sharing options|
|Video Viewing Restrictions||How-to|
|The entire campus (students, faculty, & staff) can see my video||see page 4 of our Microsoft Stream documentation|
|Only my class can see my videos||see page 5 of our Microsoft Stream documentation|
|Only my class can upload and see each other’s videos||see page 6 of our Microsoft Stream documentation|
Microsoft is releasing new features for Stream. Please check back regularly for updates on the rollout of new features.
- Screen Recording (5/11/2020): You can now you can create short screen recordings of up to 15 minutes, including your camera and microphone, without any additional software using Stream. To learn how to use this feature and supported browsers, please see “Create a Screen Recording” from Microsoft
Please note the following about the use of the screen recording tool:
Screen Recorder works on the following browsers:
- Microsoft Edge for Windows 10 Microsoft Edge, version 79 and above on Windows 10 and macOS
- Google Chrome, version 74 and above on Windows 10 and macOS
- Safari on MacOS is not supported
- Microsoft Stream Mobile on iOS and Android is not supported in mobile browsers
- Recording system audio is available only on Windows, not macOS
- Including the camera in the recording is available only when recording the entire screen, not when recording an application window or browser tab.
- Screen recordings are limited to a maximum length of 15 minutes. For longer content, break up your video into shorter segments.
- To learn about uploading videos, see page 2 of our documentation on Stream.
- Watch Upload to Stream and Share to Groups video
- Not sure where to start? Visit Microsoft’s Stream Get Started page
- For general info on how to use Stream, visit Microsoft’s Stream Docs
Sharing Content with Microsoft Stream
- When sharing videos, every video will need to be shared individually
- Any videos in a channel will also need to be shared individually
- Channels only organize the videos you’ve uploaded; it is different from YouTube
- To learn about sharing content with your students, see pages 4-8 of our documentation on Stream
Groups and Stream
- Create a private group to allow students or others to share video content just within the context of the group
- Creates an Office 365 group which will have a shared inbox, shared calendar, and shared document library, see pages 8-9 on our Documentation on Stream.
- Stream autogenerates a caption file when enabled while uploading your video.
- You can download the autogenerate caption file and convert it to a readable plain text file.
- If you already have a caption file for your video, you can upload it with your video.
- Microsoft Stream for Video Documentation
- Microsoft Stream Official Documentation
- Learn how to increase interactivity to your videos by adding a survey, poll, or quiz to a Microsoft Stream video.
- Sample video in Stream- Logging in to Colleague Self-Service