This post covers how to do VOD streaming over DaCast, including secure video upload with FTP and content management and publishing via your account. Spanish version available here. 1. Get Started with VOD Streaming Creating video on demand content over DaCast requires uploading media files to our network of servers. To do this, sign into […]
Yes, DaCast accounts can be used to host audio files, as long as they are in an MP3 or MP4 format. For non-video content, only the content directly related to those files is accepted (for example, thumbnails and splash screens for a video). Your DaCast account can not be used to host additional media such as […]
You absolutely can make a Playlist for VOD. This can be done under the ‘Live’ section by configuring a series of videos in a playlist that can be set to start at a scheduled time. To create a playlist, go to the live section and select ‘New Live Stream’ then select Video Playlist in the […]
Yep, you can have full HD content in your playlists. The only thing to note is that playlists function like live channels, withou an option for multi-bitrate. As a result, viewers with slower connection speeds will not be able to successfully watch the HD content without a lot of buffering.