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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 […]

Walkthrough: Video On Demand (VOD) with Dacast (Legacy App)

  This post covers how to do VOD streaming over Dacast, including secure video upload with FTP and content management and publishing via your account. 1. Get Started with VOD Streaming Creating video on demand content over Dacast requires uploading media files to our network of servers. To do this, sign into your account and […]

What is Advanced Video On Demand (VOD) Hosting?

A What is Advanced Video On Demand (VOD) Hosting?   In March 2019, Dacast acquired vzaar, a professional video hosting platform based in London, England. Recently, Dacast released a unified video platform which includes live and on demand streaming, making advanced video hosting a standard feature. We are in the process of a full migration, […]

Top 20 Private Video Hosting Services for 2024 Compared

Top 20 Private Video Hosting Platforms

It can take time to decide which video hosting service is right for you and your business. The different video hosting platforms promise the world, but which one should you choose? How do you know if they are telling the truth? Free online video hosting platforms come with heavy restrictions on rights to published content, […]

Comparing YouTube Live vs Facebook Live to Top Video Platform Alternatives [2024 Update]

Video live streams have become a new norm in internet video consumption. Due to this format’s popularity, increasing numbers of platforms offer the capability for live streaming. The global live-streaming market grew from $1.24 billion in 2022 to $1.49 billion in 2023. With this, there are now many more platforms on the market, including big […]