Azure Media Player

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Azure Media Player is a web video player built to playback media content from Microsoft Azure Media Services on a wide variety of browsers and devices. Azure Media Player utilizes industry standards, such as HTML5, Media Source Extensions (MSE) and Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) to provide an enriched adaptive streaming experience.

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Azure Media Player review by mohit S.
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"superb product from microsoft"

What do you like best?

It is easy to user and have ability to play any media content from any website using Microsoft owned technology Silverlight. this works perfectly with older devices I have sony 7 year old laptop and it works great on that with windows OS. It also have HTML - 5 based playback technology.

What do you dislike?

there should be option to use this software without owing Microsoft azure services. Also sometime auto playback features not works properly for low speed internet users.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would recommand this for personall and business use because it helps in both ways to smoothly play your media through many devices.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It is useful to open all kind of files without downloading other media player.

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Azure Media Player review by Angela C.
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"Solid Program with Full Fallback Coverage "

What do you like best?

Azure Media Player is a free service for Azure Media Services customers, which is the first pro for this software, but there are several more as well. Azure Media Player is pretty streamlined and functions well. Commands are simplified and equipped with automatic fallbacks to provide smooth operation and save time and frustration.

My favorite function of Azure Media Player is how it automatically optimizes playback by choosing the best available format for each device. That solves potentially time-consuming issues before they even happen. It has HTML5 playback with Silverlight and Flash fallbacks which further optimizes its functionality and avoids snags in your streaming.

Basic knowledge of HTML is quite enough to get started with Azure Media Player, which is great for people like me who don’t have a complete mastery of HTML, but more of a working familiarity. Overall, I’m pleased with it. I can’t think of any drawbacks or shortcomings. It’s well designed.

What do you dislike?

It’s a bit disappointing that you cannot get this software without already being an Azure Media Services customer.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The automatic sorting of media types to each device is beautiful! This really improves our efficiency and saves time.

What Other Video solution do you use?

Thanks for letting us know!
Azure Media Player review by Anshajanth Y.
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"good solution for media sharing "

What do you like best?

now the days azure become a more popular products. azure media player allow to upload and share large size of video, photo and audio also we can share these things with others. thus it is a good solution for office and personal works.

What do you dislike?

there are so many vendors publishing slimier products for example google drive, one drive and etc..

Recommendations to others considering the product

if you want to share large amount of data with others, it's a good solution for that.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We had used Azure Media Services in order to provide shared and streamed media to our clients. For example promotional videos, presentations, etc. This is still being tested and compared with other competitors, until a decision will be made.

Azure Media Player review by User in Information Technology and Services
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"Azure Media Player -- A great software and highly efficient"

What do you like best?

I like the software platform that has a great layout and an excellent dashboard many options for software management and organization.

What do you dislike?

I dislike that it is sometimes complicated to understand and requires some studying in order to fully understand the media player versus some other products.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Take the time out to study the design and how to implement creative business solutions, as well as enjoying for personal use.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am solving problems that relate to linking virtual machines.and the stroage of accounts which are highly important to my creative career. The software also helps greatly with organization of apps.

Azure Media Player review by Aditya A.
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"Smooth adaptive streaming with almost all options"

What do you like best?

The fact that multiple devices are supported with URL based streaming technology makes it one of its kind.

What do you dislike?

The media players should adapt to the latest features of popular media players like double tap should fast forward etc.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It runs crisp with all neccessary video options useful for tutorial videos, recorded seminars and other infographics. Go for it!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

A common platform for business related videos should be with inline url support and with many supported devices and Azure Media Player has made that issue solve with ease.

Azure Media Player review by User
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"Works really well!"

What do you like best?

Azure Media Player is very easy to use, well organized and plays media efficiently.

What do you dislike?

With Azure Media Player, there is nothing to dislike about it. The only problems I have run across was when media files were corrupted and unable to play that were insufficiently downloaded from the sender.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Azure Media Player is heading in the right direction that is why I would recommend this to others. Not only does it provide what they claim, they exceed more than their goals. I recommend for all people to have this software not just for business purposes but to use on your personal computer too.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

So far, this has not been used to help solve business problems. Rather, this functions as a way to provide representational materials to stakeholders of our business.

Azure Media Player review by Ricardo G.
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"Easy viewing access for business videos."

What do you like best?

The ease of accessing in-network computers for interns/members/committee individuals to see rather than on personal time and computers.

What do you dislike?

Not being able to save videos when viewing them or having any access to download them to the in-network desktop for future reference.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Providing training and history videos to go along with role and organization. The benefits received is the confidence in the individuals role.

Azure Media Player review by Andrew L.
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"Azure Is Great!"

What do you like best?

Microsoft Azure cloud services helps my organization meet my business challenges! It allows me to build, manage, and deploy applications on a massive, global network using different tools and frameworks.

What do you dislike?

There is really nothing bad I can say about this product!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It allows me to build, manage, and deploy applications on a massive, global network using different tools and frameworks.

Azure Media Player review by Lorraine C.
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"Azure Media Player Review"

What do you like best?

I love that this is so easy to use and syncs perfectly with Microsoft OS on my Dell computer!

What do you dislike?

I wish it synced as well with Mac OS, but seeing as how it wasn’t made for that, I can understand.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We’re allowing patients to be able to listen to relaxing music while in the hospital, and allowing music therapy as a part of healing.

Azure Media Player review by Administrator
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"Azure is a quality product that gets the job done"

What do you like best?

Azure is easy to use across multiple platforms and devices, while also having the ability to play a wide range of file types as well.

What do you dislike?

As an Apple user, there are some differences between the MS Azure platform and what I'm used to. Outside of the navigations and user experience issues, the tool is still pretty great all around.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Azure makes it easy to use different files types that are used within business, without the need to download different players or software to open unique files.

Azure Media Player review by User in Financial Services
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"A Look Into Azure Media Player"

What do you like best?

I like the ability to trans code media files and deliver our media to thousands (even millions of users).

What do you dislike?

You need to have an active Azure subscription to use it! That is kind of a bummer.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Do a trial run because you can start with standard small fee and scale out on demand.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We utilitze it to provide a full featured media management platform for our video on demand needs.

Azure Media Player review by Sayali K.
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"Azure Media Player Review"

What do you like best?

Its a nice web based media player and have good api support

What do you dislike?

I did not find any disliking point until now

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Use for playing music in office

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