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Online Video Publishing Platform

Offer your viewers a superior experience.

Dacast’s complete online video platform simplifies the hosting, transcoding, monetization and delivery of your live and on-demand video content. Deliver superior experiences to every destination and device.

Online Video Hosting

Organize and Manage Your Videos with our CMS.

Our contract with China-based CDN services ensures fast delivery without buffering, allowing video-on-demand hosting in China in just a few clicks. With multiple points of presence (PoPs) across the mainland, you gain access to 1.402 billion people behind the Great Firewall.
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High Performance with Top-Tier CDNs

Get 24/7 streaming at no extra cost.

Stream live video 24/7 via top-tier CDN partners. Reach your viewers everywhere, on any device, and scale instantly.
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Powerful Video Monetization Tools

Maximize your Revenue.

Provide scheduled OTT video streams with recurring subscriptions. Create video ad experiences that work for your audience and your business goals with pre, mid and post-roll ads.
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Video Content Management System

Manage your video library with ease.

Upload, transcode, host, and deliver your entire video library thanks to our easy-to-use video hosting solutions. Access your online video publishing platform from any device.
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Expo Video Gallery

Create a Branded Video Showcase.

Display your OTT library in an immersive video gallery, and customize the landing page to reflect your brand. With Expo, you can quickly put together a professional web-like gallery for featured content. Curate an unlimited number of Expos to display different playlists of content to suit your audience’s needs. Monetize your gallery with ad integration or our secure paywall.
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Video API

Customize your video CMS.

Dacast’s video and player APIs enable your business with video, enhance your mobile apps, and allow you to build your own content management system. Use video API to manually program your video platform. Take control of all aspects of your video player and content.
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Robust Streaming Features

Enhance Your User Experience

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Playlist Scheduler

Pre-schedule a TV-like experience with your video content and advertisements in rotation 24/7.

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Real Time Analytics

Track and optimize the performance of your video content in real-time.

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Engage

Branded Videos

Customize the look and field of the player to match your brand and drive brand awareness.

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“The support that Dacast offers is particularly good compared to other streaming providers, making them a clear choice for my business.”

- Lindsay George, CEO at ComeSee TV

24/7 Technical Support

The reliable help you need, when you need it

Our customer service team is here 24/7 to help you make the most of your streaming solution. Plus access a comprehensive knowledge base and dynamic online community of professionals.

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Most Popular Features

Mobile Streaming

Stream live to phones

Our HTML5 video player ensures compatibility with modern devices and browsers. No configuration is required, whether on a smartphone or a smart TV.

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White-label Platform

Your logo, your brand

Customize our video player with your logo and colors to put your brand front and center. The look and feel of your content are completely up to you.

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High-Definition

Broadcast in full HD quality

Deliver pristine, quality video with multi-bitrate technology in full HD 1080p resolution to ensure that every viewer has an optimal experience.

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Embed Videos

Share video content

Use embed codes to easily share a video or live stream on any web page. Or, share videos with others via social media.

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Video Transcoding

Deliver your video

Use our transcoding services to offer your viewers the video quality they need according to their devices.

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Secure Video Upload

Handle your video library

Bulk upload your video and add the layer of security your want. Access more video uploading and security tools via our advanced video hosting platform.

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Best Streaming Pricing

Feature-rich and cost-competitive

Dacast is the only video platform offering high-performance live streaming and video hosting features at the best prices on the market.

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6 Reasons to Choose Dacast

Live Streaming and Video Hosting Platform

Monetization On All Plans

Monetization On All Plans

Monetize your video content with secure, easy-to-use features. Facilitate global payments, control rates, and promos using a built-in paywall.
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Top-Tier Content Delivery Networks

Top-Tier CDNs

Leverage top-tier CDNs with distributed server networks. The global nature of these servers ensures scalable and high-quality live streaming.
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Video On Demand Platform

Video On Demand Platform

Host, manage and monetize your live and on-demand content, scaling your VOD business through a secure, streaming platform.
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Universal HTML5 Video Streaming

Universal HTML5 Streaming

Stream video through a customizable video player, utilize white-label solutions and embed features to eliminate external distractions across all devices.
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Over-the-Top Live Streaming

Over-the-Top Live Streaming

Broadcast live or on-demand content through Dacast to your own OTT apps across all devices. Distribute and monetize streaming video anytime and anywhere.
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24/7 Tech Support and Knowledgebase

24/7 Tech Support and Help

Contact us 24/7 via live chat or access all the video tutorials and written guides, and explore all features of the video hosting platform.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get started with streaming live?

Getting started with live streaming on Dacast is simple. Start by creating an account then create a live channel Then set preferences such as encoding, embedding, and monetizations and start streaming.

Can I place a live stream in a playlist?

Rather than adding your live stream to a playlist, you can add it to a package. Navigate to the “Setup” tab, and drag and drop your stream to the package of your choice.

How do I create an HTML5 live channel?

Click “Create” in your Dacast portal. A pop-up window will appear, and you’ll be prompted to add a title and channel type. Choose “HTML5 for all devices.”

Can I stream ad-free with Dacast?

You can stream ad-free with every Dacast plan. However, broadcasters have the option to monetize their content with advertisements if they wish to do so.

How do I create an M3U8 media link?

You can create an M3U8 media link in a few steps. To begin, select “Create” in the “Live Channels” section and select “M3U8” as your channel type.

Do you support multi-bitrate streaming live?

Yes, Dacast supports multi-bitrate streaming. The Dacast player automatically detects the different bitrates of your live stream and allows the viewer to choose between them.