2 - Upload Contents & Delivery

Add a live stream to its catalog

Do you want to offer a paid access to a live stream? With OKAST, you can play a live stream(linear channel, web TV, concert, show, course, webinar, etc…) if you have generated the source on your side, and it is in HLS format. Here are the easy steps to follow to set up a live […]

Delete or archive audio or video content

1- Difference between delete and archive Deleting content consists of permanently deleting it from the database and servers. All metadata will be deleted as well as the encoding streams. It is not possible to delete content on which there have been views or consumption data. In this case, you will need to use the archiving […]

Troubleshooting live streaming problems

Your stream source is not connected If you have a message stating that your feed is not connected:   Check that you have entered the correct URL and streaming key in your encoder (e.g. OBS). A bad copy and paste or a forgotten saving of these parameters is sometimes the reason of the problem.   […]

Live streaming: how to create a live video on OKAST

To start you need to go to Content Management > Catalog, then click on and choose “Live Video”. For the live source, you will have 3 possibilities: CDN source (HLS): in this case, you already have a live streaming feed hosted and associated with an external CDN, you just want to broadcast it in the […]

Upload multiple contents at once (bulk upload)

The bulk upload allows you to import multiple metadata and content in your OKAST platform at once.  To do that you need to provide a .JSON format that follows the structure hereafter. Objects defined are common for all your projects within your organization. Objects Structure For simplicity, the unicity of object and dependency between objects […]

Upload and encoding of your audio content

Whether it’s music or a podcast, you can now upload audio content to your streaming platform.   1. Upload of audio files To upload an audio, in the content management > catalog menu, click the button  then choose hosted audio if you want to encode and store the audio content on the platform, or live […]

Add some trailers for your video contents!

On OKAST you can offer your viewers access to some trailers. These would allow you to convert users or subscribers who would be interested in your content by giving them a taste of your platform.   1- How to create a “trailer” content? The trailer is a content like any other on your platform. To […]

Casting Creation & Management

Highlight your artists, rights holders or technical team thanks to the casting page! To create a casting page on your platform, go to the “Casting” tab of the menu. You will find all created forms and can search, edit, delete or create new. For each of the casting you create, a dedicated page is generated […]

Video & audio contents Creation & Management

Content is KING on your platform; learn how to highlight your videos using all the OKAST features! To add and manage content on your platform, go to the menu Content Management and choose on of the two sub-menu Hosted contents and Live contents. All your content is available (whatever the project), and you can easily find them through […]

Upload & Encoding of your video content

Your hosted content (so live streams are not concerned here) will not be monetizable until they are encoded and stored, but your encoding choices also determine how you are billed; It is then essential to understand the process of uploading and encoding!   1. Upload of hosted content When creating a new hosted content, you […]