Yes, Dacast supports the x264 video codec for both live streaming and also on-demand streaming. x264 is very similar to the H.264 video codec, and both are ideal choices for broadcasting over Dacast.
Yes, Dacast works with Avercaster Duo. We have had broadcasters use this and the Live Gamer Portable over our service to distribute video content. Please note: there used to be a problem with aspect ratios (16×9 would display as 4×3 with the image compacted) and Dacast over these services. This was since fixed via a […]
While setting up your live channel is easy, the encoder setup page is admittedly the most challenging step. Setting Up an Encoder for Your Live Channel: First, a note that this guide focuses solely on the Encoder Setup step. We break this guide into three steps, to mimic its presentation on the site: 1. Auto-Select […]
Graphics Hardware Compatibility Issues: When using the vMix encoder, do you see the following screen appear? Specifically, do you see a message that says that “DirectX9 compatible hardware” is required? Full Error Message: See below for the text of the error message that appears on the screen above: “Graphics hardware not supported. DirectX9 compatible hardware […]
As part of a security update by one of our network partners, users of some encoders have been experiencing problems. A notification about this has been posted inside all DaCast accounts earlier this week which you may have seen when logging in to your accounts. This was not anticipated and we apologize for the problems. […]