Free trials and all level of accounts (monthly and pay as you go) can broadcast ad-free content over DaCast. All DaCast plans, including the free trial, offer fully white-label, ad-free streaming and video hosting.
Short answer: Yes, it’s possible to stream live via an IP camera. At DaCast, we have a number of broadcasters who use this option, instead of choosing to stream live via a USB or standard webcam. However, do note that streaming with an IP camera does require a certain level of encoder. If you are […]
You can create a channel package. This is a single embed code, and you can load it with a live channel and then later remove the live channel and replace it with the VOD (video on demand – video file) on your DaCast account without having to swap out the embeds.
To stream, DaCast needs ports 80, 443 or 1935 open to stream. The service checks first on 1935 when streaming. Most setups should have these ports already opened by default. To find this, you can use the Command Prompt. Please search for how to use the command prompt for your particular version of windows, although most […]
For most people, it will take around 15-30 minutes for someone to sign up and begin streaming. This time does not account for setting up broadcasting equipment to a computer and assumes that someone is streaming from an already attached device such as a webcam. This time estimate does include the process of downloading an […]
This probably means you are broadcasting with an h.264 Profile setting that is not supported by your device or your encoder profile setting is not compatible. To fix this, have the encoder h.264 Profile selection set to Baseline. How to change this is different in each encoder. Here are instructions to change this for Wirecast.
A recent update in Firefox causes the browser to state the origin of the iframe as the source when going full screen. So if you are using the iframe player and go full screen in Firefox, a message like this will appear: The fix is to change to the JS embed code, found under PUBLISH […]
Video guide available here. Follow this guide to create a HTML5 live channel your DaCast account: To create a HTML5 mobile friendly channel simply create a new live channel by clicking or using the graphic interface for a live channel if this is your first time using your DaCast account. After clicking this, a popup […]
Yes, it is possible to upload your videos to YouTube after doing a live stream. You can do this via the auto-archiving feature. Here’s how: Auto-archiving Feature From within your DaCast account, you can use the auto-archiving feature to upload previously aired live content. For more information about this feature, you can check out this […]
Trial accounts are limited to 15 viewers per day. To remove the 15 viewer limit, you need to upgrade to a normal account. If you are doing an Event Plan, this means buying 1 TB (1000 GB) or more. If you are looking at monthly plans, this means going with the Starter plan or something […]