If you are a fan of Microsoft Research work, then this is a great app for you. Microsoft Research Video Library app allows you to watch no.of videos of MSR which includes lectures, keynotes, presentations from researchers, academics, and scientists.
The Microsoft Research Video Library app for Windows 8 enables you to watch selected videos from Microsoft Research. These videos comprise a unique set of lectures in the fields of science, computer science, education, and scholarly communication. The lectures present noteworthy — and often provocative — work by leading researchers, academics, and scientists. They also present seminal work by some of the foremost thinkers in their respective fields, such as Richard Feynman, whose Messenger Lectures are available exclusively in this app.
Browse or search the collections of videos
Add videos to your watchlist
Smooth Streaming technology ensures the video plays at the best quality possible at the available Internet connection speed
View slides and transcripts in sync with the video
Choose the playback speed you want: .5x, 1x, 1.5x, or 2x
For videos with slides, you can choose to show or hide them
For videos with a transcript, you can choose to show or hide the transcript, or show it as caption text
Use Microsoft Translator to translate transcripts into a different language
Download it here from Windows Store for free.