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HTML5 Video Player

Stream Video Through a Customizable Video Player.

Set up as many pay-per-view streaming prices as you want on your video content. Control rates, promo codes and viewing windows. Utilize our white-label solutions and embed features to reflect your brand and eliminate external distractions across all devices.

Fully Customizable

Maintain control over your own branding.

The Dacast HTML5 video player can be white-labeled and customized to reflect your brand. Dacast’s name and logo are completely wiped from the video player. Explore the Player

Broader HLS Support

Produce high quality streams.

HLS support is the technical protocol created by Apple for all device streaming that brings HTML5 video players to life. HLS works by chopping videos up into smaller segments that are more easily transmitted. Learn More

Embed Anywhere

Add a video player to your site.

Since HTML5 video players are virtually universal, you can embed them just about everywhere. Embed your video player on your website and in your mobile and Smart TV apps to increase your views and reach a broader audience. Get the Details

Chapter Markers

Enhance your user experience.

Our chapter marker tools help you indicate subject changes or section separations in your on-demand video content. I'm Interested

Secure Integrated Paywall

Prioritize security.

Monetize your video content — both live streaming and VOD — with Dacast’s secure paywall features. I'm Interested

Audio Streaming Support

Stream more than video.

Even though Dacast is primarily a video hosting platform, we support audio streaming, as well. Host music, podcasts, and other non-video content. I'm Interested

Robust Video Player Features

Enhance Your User Experience

Capture

Live Captions and Subtitles

Dacast’s video player is compatible with 608/708 live captions. You can also add subtitles to any VOD.

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Stream

Geographic and Referrer Restrictions

Restrict access to your content based on geographic regions or/and domains.

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Engage

Use Alternate Player

We recommend using our player to access all the features. It is also possible to use a custom video player.

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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 create a custom HTML5 player theme?

To create a customer HTML5 player theme, you must complete a few simple steps. First, navigate to the “Preferences” page and click “Player Customizations.” Click “Create New Theme” and fill in the fields with information about your player. Click “Save” and you’re done.

Which is the Best Online Video Player on the Market?

THEOPlayer is the most popular online video player on the market. For more context on features such as adaptive playback and HLS, check out this tutorial on how to upgrade to the Dacast HTML5 player framework.

Is the Dacast player based on the THEOplayer technology?

Yes, the Dacast video player is based on THEOplayers technology. For a detailed walkthrough, check out the “HTML5 Player FAQ” to learn more about the technology and the new player framework.

Is there a built-in chat for the Dacast HTML5 player within the new framework?

Dacast has removed the built-in chat feature in order to accommodate requirements for mobile applications. There are several chat programs you can embed alongside your Dacast video player.

How do I create a playlist channel?

Creating a playlist on Dacast only requires a few simple steps. Navigate to “Channel Packages and Playlists” and click “Create.” For a tutorial with visuals, check out our “Creating a Playlist Channel” walkthrough.

Can I do an audio-only live stream?

Yes, Dacast allows audio-only live streams. To do audio-only live streaming, simply set up a regular live stream as you normally would. Then, in the encoder settings, uncheck the “video” feature, and your stream will become audio-only.