Does Dacast Support x264 Streaming?

Video Encoding and Transcoding
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Yes, Dacast supports x264 streaming for both live and on-demand video content.

x264 is very similar to the H.264 video codec, and both are ideal choices for broadcasting with Dacast.

What is an Encoder?

The H.264 and x264 codecs have to do with your live stream encoder.

Encoding is a process used to convert the RAW video files captured by a camera into digital files suitable for live streaming over the internet.

This process uses either a hardware or software encoder.

Required Live Encoder Settings

The following live encoder settings are required for live streaming with Dacast, regardless of your selected resolution and bitrate:

 

VIDEO CODEC H.264 (x264 may work)
FRAME RATE 25 or 30
KEYFRAME INTERVAL 2 secs (or 2x frame rate)
SCANNING Progressive
ENCODING BITRATE Constant (CBR)
AUDIO CODEC AAC
AUDIO BITRATE 128 kbps
AUDIO CHANNELS 2 (Stereo)
AUDIO SAMPLE RATE 48 kHz (48,000 Hz)

 

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