Microsoft Research Video Library

The Microsoft Research Video Library app for Windows 8 enables you to watch selected videos from Microsoft Research. These videos comprise a unique set of lectures in the fields of science, computer science, education, and scholarly communication. The lectures present noteworthy — and often provocative — work by leading researchers, academics, and scientists. They also present seminal work by some of the foremost thinkers in their respective fields.

Features:

  • Browse or search the collections of videos
  • Add videos to your watchlist
  • Smooth Streaming technology ensures the video plays at the best quality possible at the available Internet connection speed
  • View slides and transcripts in sync with the video
  • Choose the playback speed you want: .5x, 1x, 1.5x, or 2x
  • For videos with slides, you can choose to show or hide them
  • For videos with a transcript, you can choose to show or hide the transcript, or show it as caption text
  • Use Microsoft Translator to translate transcripts into a different language

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21 comments



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9 February 2015

bom


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28 November 2014

sdfsd


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18 June 2014

Still Getting "The video failed to play" upon selecting any video from the app. Windows 8.1 DirectX 11 card Ivy Bridge processor 12GB memory


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15 April 2014

Why doesn't Microsoft Research Video app play on the Surface? The website is fantastic... the app, not so much


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9 April 2014

Really like the simplicity of of the app. It's all about the content. How about a Window Phone version?


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8 April 2014

Videos don't play for me.


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21 March 2014

Over half the videos do not work.


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19 January 2014

Well worth the install! This plus Khan Academy and a couple other online course sites have turned my Surface Pro into a powerful learning machine.


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4 November 2013

I loved the Feynman lectures. The rest is not interesting.


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19 October 2013

Offline mode would be great for the bus commute...

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