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Video on Demand (VOD) Multi-Bitrate Encoding on Dacast: A Walkthrough

Dacast Video Hosting - Knowledge Base Tutorials

In this article, we will show you how to create multiple renditions for your on-demand videos on Dacast via multi-bitrate encoding for multi bitrate streaming. By default, all videos uploaded to Dacast will be encoded using our “Standard” recipe.  This recipe includes the following renditions: High Definition (HD) Standard Definition (SD) Ultra-Low Definition (ULD) You […]

Video Transcoding Services: New Transcoding Limits on VODs

Video Encoding and Transcoding

  1. What is Transcoding? Transcoding is the process that allows you to create several renditions of the same video allowing you to offer your viewers different video qualities. Transcoding is also used when the original uploaded format of the video cannot be played. 2. What are Transcoding Credits? Transcoding credits represent the amount of […]

Dacast Video Replace: How to Replace Video Without Losing Views

Dacast Video Hosting - Knowledge Base Tutorials

Dacast’s online video hosting platform has a video replacement option that allows you to replace the content on an embedded video player without changing the embed code.  This is a useful tool if you have embedded your video on a website and want to change the content without having to change the video’s embed code. […]

Can I Monetize Video on Demand through Dacast?

Dacast - Video Monetization and Paywall

  Yes, you can monetize both live and on demand (VOD) content over the Dacast platform. This applies to both audio and video. We encourage you to explore our secure paywall to monetize your VOD content. You can use both pay-per-view and subscription. Monetization Methods on Dacast Dacast offers three different video monetization methods: AVOD, […]