Compare Azure Media Services v3 presets and Azure Video Indexer
This article compares the capabilities of Azure Video Indexer(AVI) APIs and Media Services v3 APIs.
Currently, there is an overlap between features offered by the Azure Video Indexer APIs and the Media Services v3 APIs. Azure Media Services have announced deprecation of their Video Analysis preset starting September 2023. It is advised to use Azure Video Indexer Video Analysis going forward, which is general available and offers more functionality.
The following table offers the current guideline for understanding the differences and similarities.
|Feature||Azure Video Indexer APIs||Video Analyzer and Audio Analyzer Presets
in Media Services v3 APIs
|Experiences||See the full list of supported features:
|Returns video insights only|
|Pricing||AVI pricing||Media Services pricing|
|Compliance||For the most current compliance updates, visit Azure Compliance Offerings.pdf and search for "Azure Video Indexer" to see if it complies with a certificate of interest.||For the most current compliance updates, visit Azure Compliance Offerings.pdf and search for "Media Services" to see if it complies with a certificate of interest.|
|Trial||East US||Not available|
|Region availability||See Cognitive Services availability by region||See Media Services availability by region.|
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