Frequently Asked Questions

How do I set up live streaming video on my government website?

Dacast makes live streaming easy. Follow the simple steps in our Live Streaming Setup Guide to set up your stream in minutes.

How can I embed a video on my website?

Embed a video on your website by copying the embed code from Dacast and pasting it in the HTML of the web page where you’d like the video to live.

Can I stream ad-free with Dacast?

Yes, you can stream ad-free with Dacast. Free trials and all levels of accounts (monthly and pay as you go) can broadcast ad-free content over Dacast.

Can I broadcast in HD with Dacast?

Yes, Dacast users can stream high definition feeds, exact bitrate of which is dependent on the encoder being used to live stream. To stream at HD, please select a bitrate over 1.4MB a second and a resolution that is 720p or higher.

Is my live stream private and secure?

Yes, your live streams with Dacast are totally secure, and you can set your privacy settings to whatever works best for your organization.

How do I set up a live countdown?

Set up a live countdown by going to the “Publish Settings” on your live channel page. Toggle on “Enable Start Countdown,” and set a time for the countdown to start.