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What are The Best Video File Formats Supported?

  The best video format for broadcasting on Dacast is MP4 with a video codec of H.264 and an audio codec of AAC-LC. This ensures great delivery over the widest range of devices. However, other formats can be uploaded and then encoded to become compatible. The following are formats that are supported but need to […]

Dacast Live Stream Recording Tutorial

  Live stream recording allows you to record your live stream and share it as a video on demand (VOD). Keeping a record of your live events gives your viewers the ability to re-watch your videos whenever they like. With Dacast, you can record your live stream for up to six continuous hours at a […]

What Do I Do When My Video Bandwidth Limit is Exceeded?

A What Do I Do When My Video Bandwidth Limit is Exceeded?   Video Bandwidth Limits There are two things you can do when your video bandwidth is exceeded on Dacast. Playback Protection The first option is to set up Playback Protection, which is essentially overage protection. In this scenario, you put a credit card […]

Understanding VOD File Basic Management

Video on Demand (VOD) is a popular way of delivering video content to users over the internet. To ensure an optimal viewing experience, several key factors must be considered, including storage, encoding, file size, compatibility, and delivery methods. File Transformations  “Why does Dacast transform my file?” When a file is uploaded to our system, it […]

Does Dacast Support X264 Streaming?

  X264 Live Streaming Support Yes, Dacast supports x264 streaming for both live and on-demand video content. X264 is very similar to the H.264 video codec, and both are ideal choices for broadcasting with Dacast. What is an Encoder? The H.264 and x264 codecs have to do with your live stream encoder. Video encoding is […]