Encode Video Files for true Adaptive Bitrate (ABR) Streaming.
Optimize and take advantage of Dacast’s built-in cloud transcoding tools to prepare your content for adaptive bitrate streaming. Encode your content automatically, keeping your video quality high.
Ensure All-Device Compatibility.Cloud transcoding can take almost any common file format and automatically transcode it into H.264, with AAC audio, in an MP4 container, with no technical knowledge required on your part, allowing files to playback on any device. In short, all-device compatibility ensures that playback is perfect on each type of screen.
Transcoding for VOD
Prepare your content for any internet speed.Transcode your video for on-demand streaming to make a variety of sizes available for viewers. This allows users to choose the best size for their internet speed.
Auto Encoding of the Most Common File Formats
Encode with built-in tools.Dacast offers audio encoding for AAC, 44.1 kHz, and 164 kbps. These are the most common file formats for audio.
Adaptive Bitrate Streaming
Lower latency with ABR streaming.Multi-bitrate streaming is the function that allows users to stream the video in the size that best suits their internet speed.
HTML5 Video Player
Seamlessly broadcast to any device.Make your streams available for viewers on all different types of devices with the help of an HTML5 video player. Our player runs on video.js, making it compatible with the HTML5 revolution and ready for HTTPS delivery.
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Best Live Video Streaming Quality
Broadcast in HD quality.Choose from a variety of settings and features to broadcast the best live stream for your audience. Dacast uses top-tier CDNs, so your stream can be delivered globally.
Video Privacy and Security
Protect Your Content.Security is a priority when it comes to professional broadcasting. In addition to Dacast’s gold-standard cybersecurity features, use privacy tools to control who can and cannot view your content.
API-based Online Video Platform
Easily build new applications and solutions.Access every feature programmatically and integrate it into your own digital media workflow with Dacast’s online video platform APIs.
Build your own OTT platform and mobile apps from scratch using our APIs and SDKs.
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Advanced Video Analytics
Track your content’s performance.See how your videos are performing with the help of Dacast’s easy-to-navigate analytic tools and reports. Gather actionable insights to tailor your video content strategy to your target audience.
“The support that Dacast offers is particularly good compared to other streaming providers, making them a clear choice for my business.”
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The reliable help you need, when you need it
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Most Popular Features
Stream live to phones
Our HTML5 video player ensures compatibility with modern devices and browsers. No configuration is required, whether on a smartphone or a smart TV.
Your logo, your brand
Customize our video player with your logo and colors to put your brand front and center. The look and feel of your content are completely up to you.
Broadcast in full HD quality
Deliver pristine, quality video with multi-bitrate technology in full HD 1080p resolution to ensure that every viewer has an optimal experience.Stream in HD
Share video content
Use embed codes to easily share a video or live stream on any web page. Or, share videos with others via social media.
Deliver your video
Use our transcoding services to offer your viewers the video quality they need according to their devices.
Secure Video Upload
Handle your video library
Bulk upload your video and add the layer of security your want. Access more video uploading and security tools via our advanced video hosting platform.
Best Streaming Pricing
Feature-rich and cost-competitive
Dacast is the only video platform offering high-performance live streaming and video hosting features at the best prices on the market.Check It Out
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Live Streaming and Video Hosting Platform
Monetization On All Plans
Monetization On All PlansMonetize your video content with secure, easy-to-use features. Facilitate global payments, control rates, and promos using a built-in paywall.
Top-Tier Content Delivery Networks
Top-Tier CDNsLeverage top-tier CDNs with distributed server networks. The global nature of these servers ensures scalable and high-quality live streaming.
Video On Demand Platform
Video On Demand PlatformHost, manage and monetize your live and on-demand content, scaling your VOD business through a secure, streaming platform.
Universal HTML5 Video Streaming
Universal HTML5 StreamingStream video through a customizable video player, utilize white-label solutions, and embed features to eliminate external distractions across all devices.
Over-the-Top Live Streaming
Over-the-Top Live StreamingBroadcast live or on-demand content through Dacast to your own OTT apps across all devices. Distribute and monetize streaming video anytime and anywhere.
24/7 Tech Support and Knowledgebase
24/7 Tech Support and HelpContact us 24/7 via live chat or access all the video tutorials and written guides, and explore all features of the video hosting platform.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get started with streaming live?Getting started with live streaming on Dacast is simple. Start by creating an account then create a live channel Then set preferences such as encoding, embedding, and monetizations and start streaming.
Can I place a live stream in a playlist?Rather than adding your live stream to a playlist, you can add it to a package. Navigate to the “Setup” tab, and drag and drop your stream to the package of your choice.
How do I create an HTML5 live channel?Click “Create” in your Dacast portal. A pop-up window will appear, and you’ll be prompted to add a title and channel type. Choose “HTML5 for all devices.”
Can I stream ad-free with Dacast?You can stream ad-free with every Dacast plan. However, broadcasters have the option to monetize their content with advertisements if they wish to do so.
How do I create an M3U8 media link?You can create an M3U8 media link in a few steps. To begin, select “Create” in the “Live Channels” section and select “M3U8” as your channel type.
Prendez-vous en charge le streaming multi-débit en direct ?
Oui, Dacast prend en charge le streaming multi-bitrate. Le lecteur Dacast détecte automatiquement les différents débits de votre flux en direct et permet au téléspectateur de choisir entre eux.