Azure Media Services v3 clouds and regions availability

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Azure Media Services (v3) is available across multiple geographies and regions. This document outlines the availability and differences of the Media Services v3 features around the world to help you choose the best region for your Media Services account. To learn more about Azure geographies and regions, see Choose the Right Azure Region for You.

United States

Feature Central US East US East US 2 North Central US South Central US West US West US 2 West US 3 West Central US
Azure EventGrid ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
VideoAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
AudioAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
StandardEncoderPreset ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
LiveEvents ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
StreamingEndpoints ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
LiveTranscription ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Key Delivery ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
 Clear ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
 PlayReady ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
 Widevine ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
 FairPlay ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️

US government cloud

Feature US DoD Central US DoD East US Gov Arizona US Gov Texas US Gov Virginia
Azure EventGrid ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
VideoAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
AudioAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
StandardEncoderPreset ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
LiveEvents ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
StreamingEndpoints ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
LiveTranscription
Key Delivery ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
 Clear ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
 PlayReady ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
 Widevine
 FairPlay ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️

Africa

Feature South Africa North South Africa West
Azure EventGrid ✔️ ✔️
VideoAnalyzerPreset
AudioAnalyzerPreset
StandardEncoderPreset ✔️ ✔️
LiveEvents ✔️ ✔️
StreamingEndpoints ✔️ ✔️
LiveTranscription ✔️ ✔️
Key Delivery ✔️ ✔️
 Clear ✔️ ✔️
 PlayReady ✔️ ✔️
 Widevine ✔️ ✔️
 FairPlay ✔️ ✔️

Asia Pacific

Feature East Asia Southeast Asia
Azure EventGrid ✔️ ✔️
VideoAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️
AudioAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️
StandardEncoderPreset ✔️ ✔️
LiveEvents ✔️ ✔️
StreamingEndpoints ✔️ ✔️
LiveTranscription ✔️ ✔️
Key Delivery ✔️ ✔️
 Clear ✔️ ✔️
 PlayReady ✔️ ✔️
 Widevine ✔️ ✔️
 FairPlay ✔️ ✔️

Australia

Feature Australia Central Australia Central 2 Australia East Australia Southeast
Azure EventGrid ✔️ ✔️
VideoAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️
AudioAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️
StandardEncoderPreset ✔️ ✔️
LiveEvents ✔️ ✔️
StreamingEndpoints ✔️ ✔️
LiveTranscription ✔️ ✔️
Key Delivery ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
 Clear ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
 PlayReady ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
 Widevine ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
 FairPlay ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️

Brazil

Feature Brazil South
Azure EventGrid ✔️
VideoAnalyzerPreset ✔️
AudioAnalyzerPreset ✔️
StandardEncoderPreset ✔️
LiveEvents ✔️
StreamingEndpoints ✔️
LiveTranscription ✔️
Key Delivery ✔️
 Clear ✔️
 PlayReady ✔️
 Widevine ✔️
 FairPlay ✔️

Canada

Feature Canada Central Canada East
Azure EventGrid ✔️ ✔️
VideoAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️
AudioAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️
StandardEncoderPreset ✔️ ✔️
LiveEvents ✔️ ✔️
StreamingEndpoints ✔️ ✔️
LiveTranscription ✔️ ✔️
Key Delivery ✔️ ✔️
 Clear ✔️ ✔️
 PlayReady ✔️ ✔️
 Widevine ✔️ ✔️
 FairPlay ✔️ ✔️

China

Feature China East China East 2 China North China North 2 China North 3
Azure EventGrid ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
VideoAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
AudioAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
StandardEncoderPreset ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
LiveEvents ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
StreamingEndpoints ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
LiveTranscription
Key Delivery ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
 Clear ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
 PlayReady ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
 Widevine
 FairPlay ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️

Europe

Feature North Europe West Europe
Azure EventGrid ✔️ ✔️
VideoAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️
AudioAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️
StandardEncoderPreset ✔️ ✔️
LiveEvents ✔️ ✔️
StreamingEndpoints ✔️ ✔️
LiveTranscription ✔️ ✔️
Key Delivery ✔️ ✔️
 Clear ✔️ ✔️
 PlayReady ✔️ ✔️
 Widevine ✔️ ✔️
 FairPlay ✔️ ✔️

France

Feature France Central France South
Azure EventGrid ✔️ ✔️
VideoAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️
AudioAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️
StandardEncoderPreset ✔️ ✔️
LiveEvents ✔️ ✔️
StreamingEndpoints ✔️ ✔️
LiveTranscription ✔️ ✔️
Key Delivery ✔️ ✔️
 Clear ✔️ ✔️
 PlayReady ✔️ ✔️
 Widevine ✔️ ✔️
 FairPlay ✔️ ✔️

Germany

Feature Germany North (Public) Germany West Central (Public)
Azure EventGrid ✔️ ✔️
VideoAnalyzerPreset
AudioAnalyzerPreset
StandardEncoderPreset ✔️ ✔️
LiveEvents ✔️ ✔️
StreamingEndpoints ✔️ ✔️
LiveTranscription ✔️
Key Delivery ✔️ ✔️
 Clear ✔️ ✔️
 PlayReady ✔️ ✔️
 Widevine ✔️ ✔️
 FairPlay ✔️ ✔️

India

Feature Central India South India West India Jio India West
Azure EventGrid ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
VideoAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
AudioAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
StandardEncoderPreset ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
LiveEvents ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
StreamingEndpoints ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
LiveTranscription ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Key Delivery ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
 Clear ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
 PlayReady ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
 Widevine ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
 FairPlay ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️

Japan

Feature Japan East Japan West
Azure EventGrid ✔️ ✔️
VideoAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️
AudioAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️
StandardEncoderPreset ✔️ ✔️
LiveEvents ✔️ ✔️
StreamingEndpoints ✔️ ✔️
LiveTranscription ✔️ ✔️
Key Delivery ✔️ ✔️
 Clear ✔️ ✔️
 PlayReady ✔️ ✔️
 Widevine ✔️ ✔️
 FairPlay ✔️ ✔️

Korea

Feature Korea Central Korea South
Azure EventGrid ✔️ ✔️
VideoAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️
AudioAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️
StandardEncoderPreset ✔️ ✔️
LiveEvents ✔️ ✔️
StreamingEndpoints ✔️ ✔️
LiveTranscription ✔️ ✔️
Key Delivery ✔️ ✔️
 Clear ✔️ ✔️
 PlayReady ✔️ ✔️
 Widevine ✔️ ✔️
 FairPlay ✔️ ✔️

Norway

Feature Norway East
Azure EventGrid ✔️
VideoAnalyzerPreset ✔️
AudioAnalyzerPreset ✔️
StandardEncoderPreset ✔️
LiveEvents ✔️
StreamingEndpoints ✔️
LiveTranscription ✔️
Key Delivery ✔️
 Clear ✔️
 PlayReady ✔️
 Widevine ✔️
 FairPlay ✔️

Sweden

Feature Sweden Central (Public)
Azure EventGrid ✔️
VideoAnalyzerPreset
AudioAnalyzerPreset
StandardEncoderPreset ✔️
LiveEvents ✔️
StreamingEndpoints ✔️
LiveTranscription
Key Delivery ✔️
 Clear ✔️
 PlayReady ✔️
 Widevine ✔️
 FairPlay ✔️

Switzerland

Feature Switzerland North Switzerland West
Azure EventGrid ✔️ ✔️
VideoAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️
AudioAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️
StandardEncoderPreset ✔️ ✔️
LiveEvents ✔️ ✔️
StreamingEndpoints ✔️ ✔️
LiveTranscription
Key Delivery ✔️ ✔️
 Clear ✔️ ✔️
 PlayReady ✔️ ✔️
 Widevine ✔️ ✔️
 FairPlay ✔️ ✔️

United Arab Emirates

Feature UAE Central UAE North
Azure EventGrid ✔️ ✔️
VideoAnalyzerPreset
AudioAnalyzerPreset
StandardEncoderPreset ✔️ ✔️
LiveEvents ✔️ ✔️
StreamingEndpoints ✔️ ✔️
LiveTranscription ✔️ ✔️
Key Delivery ✔️ ✔️
 Clear ✔️ ✔️
 PlayReady ✔️ ✔️
 Widevine ✔️ ✔️
 FairPlay ✔️ ✔️

United Kingdom

Feature UK South UK West
Azure EventGrid ✔️ ✔️
VideoAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️
AudioAnalyzerPreset ✔️ ✔️
StandardEncoderPreset ✔️ ✔️
LiveEvents ✔️ ✔️
StreamingEndpoints ✔️ ✔️
LiveTranscription ✔️ ✔️
Key Delivery ✔️ ✔️
 Clear ✔️ ✔️
 PlayReady ✔️ ✔️
 Widevine ✔️ ✔️
 FairPlay ✔️ ✔️

Regions/geographies/locations

Regions in which the Azure Media Services service is deployed

See also