Current features and upcoming roadmap for Microsoft Stream (built on SharePoint)


The earlier version of Stream will now be known as Microsoft Stream (Classic) and new version will be referred to as Microsoft Stream (built on SharePoint) to clarify the differences in this article.

In this article, you'll learn what you can expect from Stream (built on SharePoint) today and understand what's coming next on the roadmap.

What is available on Stream (on SharePoint) today?

Many capabilities are already available today if you upload videos to SharePoint, Teams, Yammer, or OneDrive.

Video playback

Basic video playback is already supported for video files uploaded to Microsoft 365.

Video player for files in OneDrive & SharePoint

  • Able to share, copy link, download, delete, and see version history of your video
  • Able to comment, see activity, and file information within the details pane
  • Playback support in the mobile apps for Microsoft Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint, and Yammer


Analytics, security, and performance

What features are unavailable on Stream (on SharePoint) compared to Stream (Classic) today?

The following features are offered in Stream (Classic), but are not currently available in Stream (on SharePoint):

  • View and edit transcripts next to the video player
  • Manually upload a caption or subtitle file to an existing video
  • Ability to change playback speed (0.5x - 2x)
  • Blocking downloads of Microsoft Teams channel meeting recordings
  • Button to get an embed code
  • Embed code that can negotiate user login if they aren't already logged in to M365
  • A video player page with description, comments, transcripts, Forms, and so on
  • Stream start page to find your videos & ones shared with you
  • Adding Microsoft Forms to a video for quizzes and surveys
  • A dedicated Stream mobile application
  • Liking a video
  • Commenting on a videos
  • Watchlist
  • Screen recording
  • Trimming the begining and end of a video
  • Channels

What's coming next for Stream (on SharePoint)?

This year, we plan to bring many values from our vision of Stream (on SharePoint) to you. Here's what to expect as we replace the current ODSP video player with the newer version of the Stream (on SharePoint) video player.

Current player page Current version of OneDrive and SharePoint video player

Future player page

New version of Stream (on SharePoint) player


With Stream (on SharePoint), our roadmap will have two levels of granularity. We're taking this approach so you can fully understand what is actively under development and what we plan to build next as you prepare your rollouts for using video in Microsoft 365.

Under development features with dates

Feature Roadmap ID
Prevent downloading of Teams meeting recordings for non-channel meetings 70543
New web experience for Stream (built on SharePoint) 68830
Playback quality and scale for videos in Teams, OneDrive, and SharePoint that matches Stream (Classic) 68831
Preview of IT admin-led migration from Stream (Classic) to Stream (on SharePoint) 68928
Variable playback speed (0.5-2x) for Microsoft Teams meeting recordings 82002
Find a Microsoft Teams meeting recording based on what was said in the meeting via Microsoft 365 Search 82003
Updated web player for video & audio files across Microsoft 365 82039

Next features to be worked on (in approximate priority order)

  • Prevent downloading and editing of channel Teams meeting recordings for channel members
  • Viewing the transcript for a Microsoft Teams meeting recording
  • Add closed captions & subtitles to video files in SharePoint, Teams, Yammer, & OneDrive
  • Automatic expiration of Microsoft Teams meeting recordings to clean up old recordings
  • Ability to generate & edit transcripts and closed captions for video files uploaded to OneDrive or SharePoint
  • Video analytics for which part of the video viewed, average view time, and playback devices used for watching videos
  • Sharing a link to a video at a specific timecode
  • Additional information governance support for transcripts (eDiscovery, Legal Hold, etc.)
  • Improvements to Microsoft Graph File APIs to better support video specific needs
  • Playlists

Help inform the roadmap

If you want to help inform the roadmap, please:

See also

More information on Stream (on SharePoint)