Ohio University

Prerecorded Video

OIT offers two platforms that allow users to upload prerecorded video content for others to stream.

  • Microsoft Stream for videos restricted to users with a valid OHIO login.
  • YouTube for publicly available videos

These platforms provide hosting and playback interfaces for video content produced by University users.

How to Access

  • Microsoft Stream: https://web.microsoftstream.com. Sign in with your full OHIO email address and OHIO password.
  • YouTube: https://youtube.com - Sign in with your full OHIO email address and OHIO password. If prompted to choose between multiple account types, choose "Organizational G Suite Account."

Features

Feature Microsoft Stream YouTube
Playback in Microsoft Teams Yes.
Built-in support for recorded meetings, Live Events, and videos uploaded directly to Stream.
Yes.
Must play video in a web browser while sharing your screen/audio via Teams. 
Advertisement-Free Viewing Yes Yes, when using your OHIO account.
Direct Video Access via Link Yes Yes
Embed in a Webpage

Yes.

Code snippet must be embedded by OIT via service request.

Yes.

Web CMS editors/publishers can embed the code snippet themselves.

Privacy Settings

Private by default.

Owner can modify to share with:

  • Groups
  • Specific OHIO users
  • Everyone with an OHIO login.

Public by default.

Owner can modify to make video:

  • Private - limited to specific users by email address
  • Unpublished - users must have the link to view
Video Playlists Yes Yes
Tracking of Views Yes Yes
Basic Video Editing Change the start and end points of a video.  Change the start and end points of a video or remove a section in the middle of the video.
Moderation and Filtering Yes Yes
Enable/Disable Comments Yes Yes
Video Captions Yes: Automatic and manual. Yes: Automatic and manual.
Multiple Languages Yes: Titles, descriptions, and captions. Yes: Titles, descriptions, and captions.
Accessibility Compliance Playback interface meets accessibility requirements. Playback interface meets accessibility requirements.
Ability to Add Copyrights Original content can have a copyright applied with proof. Original content can have a copyright applied with proof.

Eligibility

Microsoft Stream is available to all users with an active OHIO ID and is enabled by default.

YouTube is available to faculty and staff. It is not available to students or student organizations. Contact the IT Service Desk to request a YouTube account for your OHIO account.