Yes, you can rename the channel at any time without redoing the embed code. For viewers, though, the changes will only appear once they reload the player. In other words, if they started watching before the change, they will not see the new name until they reload the player.
Wirecast Troubleshooting: First, have you received the following Wirecast error message (also pictured below in a screenshot): “Cannot publish the stream. Verify the stream name and if you have provided any credentials/tokens”? If you’ve received this message, you probably have not entered the login and password inside Wirecast. Another possibility is that you entered these […]
Live Streaming to HTML5 uses Akamai and has a back-up RTMP URL in case you encounter issues with the primary stream URL. The back-up URL can be found in the third step of your the encoder set up page of your DaCast platform, as shown below: You just need to copy paste the Backup URL […]
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.
This guide will help you stream on a DaCast channel using the ManyCam encoder. Please follow these steps: 1) If you don’t have this encoder installed already, please download it here: https://manycam.com/ There is a free version available with limited features. 2) Login to your DaCast account, select the channel you want to stream on and […]
While DaCast was created with high quality and HD streaming in mind, the DaCast system allows users to select the exact type of quality they want. You can go as low as 200 kilobytes per second if you feel this will better meet your needs, or even lower if your encoder will support it.
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. You can find what ports are open on a OS X version of Mac fairly easily by doing the following: Open Network Utility, located in the […]
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 […]