Getting Around the Dacast Encoder Login for Live Streams
Unfortunately, there is no way to get around entering the Dacast login and password for encoders when trying to set up an HTML5 video player live channel.
The reason for this is that they require RTMP authentication. This added level of security is mandatory on all of these channels. We recommend keeping track of all the login information.
What is an 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.
A live encoder feeds digital video files to the streaming platform in real-time.
Required Encoder Settings
The following 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||3 secs (or 3x frame rate)|
|ENCODING BITRATE||Constant (CBR)|
|AUDIO BITRATE||128 kbps|
|AUDIO CHANNELS||2 (Stereo)|
|AUDIO SAMPLE RATE||48 kHz (48,000 Hz)|
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