How to Read the Graphs on the Dacast Video Analytics Dashboard

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In this tutorial, we will cover how to read graphs on the Dacast analytics dashboard. For an overall tutorial of our new analytics platform, please read our dedicated tutorial.

The dashboard gives you an analysis of your overall content and provides you with play time per time and plays and viewers per time:

Dacast Analytics dashboard - Date range

How to Read the Graphs

To read the graphs on the Dacast video analytics, start by selecting a specific date or a date range with the date selector using the quick settings buttons at the top. Once you’ve chosen a date or date range click “Apply.”


One of the most important things to know about reading the Dacast analytics is what the graphs are measuring. The two main metrics are plays and viewers. 

Here’s what you need to know about the metrics:

  • Plays: The number of ongoing playback sessions. 
  • Viewers: The number of unique viewers with active playback sessions.

Play Time by Time

Dacast Analytics dashboard - Play time

Access the length of time viewers spend watching your content over a specific range of time or a specific date.

Plays and Viewers by Time

Dacast Analytics dashboard - Plays and Viewers

Access the number of plays and viewers of your overall content.

If you have any questions about this feature, please contact us any time,

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