Microsoft recently launched a Desktop player that allows users to consume selected Microsoft content ( videos, webcasts, podcasts, white papers) in a rich online and offline versions.

Desktop Player Features

Online and Offline Version

Desktop player Filters

  • By IT Pro or Developer
  • By Role
  • IT Adoption Lifecycle

Contextual resources per content topic.

TechNet Events and MSDN Events finder

Look up your IT and Developer Evangelists

Where to change Local Settings

Local user groups

Local Certified Partners for Learning Solutions

Microsoft Learning links

Latest Tech News

Product specific Resources

Share it via Twitter, Facebook or Digg

Email it to a friend

Ability to Embed it on your site

Direct Download link

Interesting. But I still think that Microsoft should be hosting all of their video content through Zune Marketplace. It seems like a single, central location for content would make a lot of sense.