Stream – You can now capture your screen when creating a new video

As you know, Microsoft Stream is the video service from Office 365 allowing you to upload, share and stream video.

Well, you can now, in addition of uploading existing video files, capture your screen when creating a new video to be published in Stream.

This new capability may be helpful when you want to create training content for example.

While capturing the screen you can also include mic and/or audio system.

To start using the new capture screen feature, logon to your Stream portal ( and use Create\Record screen menu


Then you may have a notification from your web browser (Edge or Chrome) requesting permission to use microphone and camera


You can then start recording your screen; there is 15 minutes recording limit


Before starting recording your screen you enable the use of your camera and/or mic

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Benoit Hamet
Benoit Hamet
Benoit is working on Microsoft collaborative technologies He has been awarded as MVP for more than 12 years Currently MVP on Office 365 after being awarded on SharePoint (2011-2012) and Windows client & server (2002-2007) Speaker at various Microsoft events (TechDays, TechNet seminars) and Quest Software He works on on-premises (Active Directory, RADIUS/NPS, Exchange, Skype for Business, SharePoint, SQL, Terminal Server, Windows client and Windows Server) or online (Azure, Intune, Office 365, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Skype for Business Online, Teams) technologies