Feature Comparison Chart: Bamboo SharePoint Video Library vs. Asset Library in SharePoint 2010

Out-of-the-box, SharePoint 2010 provides a library for the management of rich media but, as you can see in the feature comparison chart below, Bamboo SharePoint Video Library allows you a greater range of features and controls to present training and presentation material within SharePoint… all with no client-side installation required.  Only have SharePoint Foundation 2010?  No problem, Video Library is supported on both SharePoint Foundation and SharePoint Server 2010!

Feature Description

SP 2010

SharePoint Video Library

Support video files



Support audio files



Support image files



Support link to external video server applications



Support WMV Player (no install required on client)



Support Silverlight (require install on client)



Support thumbnails



Video/Audio file technical details (size, duration, format, etc.)



Embedded video URL



Quick Play from thumbnail



Ability to define a set default player resolution for all videos



Support SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010



Video/Audio File Format Support

SharePoint 2010

SharePoint Video Library

WMV, WMA, and MP3

WMV, AVI, MP4, and FLV

  1. Requires user to pull an image from video manually, upload to another location and manually link to video in library.
  2. Automatically generates thumbnail for videos, no thumbnail support for audio files.
  3. Only supports SharePoint Server 2010

Bamboo vs. SharePoint 2010 Feature Comparison Charts:

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