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Can I Encode Video Files Before I Upload Them to Dacast?

Encoding your video files before upload is definitely an option with Dacast. If your file sizes are larger than 1GB, we actually recommend encoding with a dedicated software before uploading.  There are a number of free services out there that will aid you in doing this. We recommend you try either Handbrake and Zamzar. No […]

Wirecast Multi-Bitrates Settings Live Streaming Configuration

  Encoding, multi-bitrate streaming, and adaptive streaming are all very important elements for maintaining an excellent user experience and improving the quality of your live stream. In this post, we’re going to discuss how these features look in action with the Wirecast live encoding software. We will cover how to set up this software encoder […]

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 […]

Video on Demand (VOD) Multi-Bitrate Encoding on Dacast

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 […]