Compare Azure Media Services v3 presets and Video Indexer

This article compares the capabilities of Video Indexer APIs and Media Services v3 APIs.

Currently, there is an overlap between features offered by the Video Indexer APIs and the Media Services v3 APIs. The following table offers the current guideline for understanding the differences and similarities.


Feature Video Indexer APIs Video Analyzer and Audio Analyzer Presets
in Media Services v3 APIs
Media Insights Enhanced Fundamentals
Experiences See the full list of supported features:
Returns video insights only
Billing Media Services pricing Media Services pricing
Compliance ISO 27001, ISO 27018, SOC 1,2,3, HIPAA, FedRAMP, PCI, and HITRUST certified. For the most current updates, visit current certifications status of Video Indexer. Media Services is compliant with many certifications. Check out Azure Compliance Offerings.pdf and search for "Media Services" to see if it complies with a certificate of interest.
Free Trial East US Not available
Region availability East US 2, South Central US, West US 2, North Europe, West Europe, Southeast Asia, East Asia, and Australia East. For the most current updates, visit the products by region page. See Azure status.

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Video Indexer overview

Media Services v3 overview