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Project Description
Features added on to the August Tech Previewof the Podcasting Kit for Sharepoing (

What is this Project?

This project contains four new and different pieces of functionality designed to be used with your existing deployment of the August Tech Preview of the Podcasting Kit for SharePoint (PKS). These four functionality pieces can be downloaded separately, or all at once in A brief description of each new feature follows:
PKS Media Encoder Service
This is an extension/enhancement to the PKS August 2008 Tech Preview release that will automatically create thumbnails of Office 2007 files that are uploaded to the server.
  • Support for .docx, .xlsx, and .pptx file formats
  • Clicking the thumbnail in the player on the details page will cause the file to be downloaded and opened.

New, improved Silverlight Media Player
The Silverlight Player has been improved!
  • Improved skin for making full-screen, stop, and play buttons more obvious in the player, as well as unifying PKS look-and-feel
  • Branded PKS, with a simple way (replace the jpg file) to replace the logo with another one

Improved Podcast Filtering UI
Filtering UI Improvements to help with usability.
  • New filtering UI improves functionality and ease-of-use of the filtering feature

Podcast List View
New List View allows the user to choose different views of Podcast content.
  • New List View of Podcasts that displays Tags and Description
  • Link toggles between standard Grid View and new List View based on individual user preference

For more information about the Podcasting Kit for SharePoint, please go to the following location:

PKS August Tech Preview

Download the latest PKS release at this location:

PKS August Tech Preview

Last edited Sep 30, 2008 at 10:37 PM by 3SharpDevTeam, version 18