Stream Dashboard

The Stream dashboard is divided into several key areas, each dedicated to a specific aspect of video content management and delivery.

Manage Library

The foundation of the dashboard, this section enables the uploading, organization, and management of video content. You can add new videos, create collections for better organization, and manage existing content with ease.

Key Features:

  • Uploading and Managing Videos - You can upload Videos directly to the platform, allowing for immediate management and organization. Here you can also create collections to categorize content, facilitating easier access and navigation.
  • Content Updates and Modifications- You can update or remove content as necessary, ensuring the video library remains current and relevant.

Player Section

This area focuses on tailoring the video player's look and functionality to match your branding or specific preferences.

Key Features:

  • Visual and Functional Customization - Options include adjustments to the player's appearance, such as colors and fonts, and functionality, like autoplay settings and looping.
  • Brand Integration - You can add your logo and incorporate branding elements directly into the player, promoting brand consistency and recognition.


The Advertising section allows you to monetize your content by displaying VAST-compatible ads within your videos.

Key Features:

  • Ad Setup and Configuration - You can easily embed advertisements, customize their appearance and timing, and adjust settings to fit your monetization strategy.

Encoding Options

In the Encoding section, you can manage the process of converting your uploaded videos into different formats and resolutions to ensure optimal playback across devices and bandwidths.

Key Features:

  • Automated Encoding and Customization - Automatic conversion of uploaded videos is supported, along with manual settings for resolution and bitrate adjustments.
  • Watermark feature - You can apply watermarks to your videos for branding purposes.

Transcribing and Accessibility

The Transcribing feature offers a suite of tools for automatically generating and managing subtitles and captions. This functionality not only improves accessibility for a wider audience but also boosts viewer engagement by providing a textual representation of the audio content.

Key Features:

  • Automatic Transcription - Automatically generates subtitles and captions for videos, eliminating the need for manual transcription efforts.
  • Transcription Translation - Offers the capability to automatically translate the generated subtitles and captions into multiple languages.

Security Features

Ensure the protection of your video content through the Security section, which encompasses a range of features designed to control access and secure your videos.

Key Features:

  • Token Authentication - Use token-based authentication to secure your videos. This method ensures that only viewers with a valid token can access your content, providing an additional layer of security.
  • Domain Restriction - Control where your video content can be played by specifying allowed domains. This feature prevents your videos from being embedded or played on unauthorized websites.
  • Block Direct URL File Access -You can enable this setting to prevent direct access to your video files without a proper referer header. This measure blocks attempts to access and download your content directly via its URL, offering an additional layer of protection against unauthorized distribution.

Delivery Optimization

The Delivery section of the Stream Dashboard is designed to help you manage how your video content is distributed and accessed worldwide, ensuring optimal performance and cost-efficiency.

Tier Selection

Standard Tier: This option is tailored for smaller websites where performance is paramount. It's designed to ensure every millisecond counts, making it ideal for scenarios where high-speed content delivery is critical.

High Volume Tier: Suited for delivering large files, this tier is targeted at users who require a cost-effective solution for global high-bandwidth distribution. It offers the best price-to-performance ratio, making it an optimal choice for extensive video libraries needing wide-reaching access.

Key Features:

  • Routing Filters - Routing Filters provide a means to precisely control the distribution pathway for your video content across's Content Delivery Network (CDN).

Storage Management

In the Storage section you can manage your video storage, keeping track of your usage and optimizing storage allocation.

Key Features:

  • Efficient Use of Resources - You can manage the storage space and implement the geo-replication to ensure content is stored and accessed effectively.

Performance Statistics

The Statistics section offers a comprehensive suite of analytics tools designed to provide insights into the performance of your video content. It allows you to measure viewer engagement and the overall reach of your content, allowing for informed decisions to enhance your video strategy.

Viewer Analytics

  • Views Tracking - Monitor the number of views your videos receive to gauge their popularity and reach.
  • Watch Time - Assess the total time viewers spend watching your videos, providing insights into engagement levels.
  • Viewer Demographics-  Understand your audience by analyzing demographic data, such geographic location. 

Performance Metrics

  • Video Delivery Performance- Evaluate the efficiency and speed of your video content delivery. This metric helps identify potential bottlenecks or issues affecting viewer experience.
  • Optimization Opportunities- Analyze performance data to uncover opportunities for improving content delivery and optimizing viewer engagement. This could involve adjustments to video quality, encoding settings, or content distribution strategies.

API and Webhook Integration

The API section is designed to provide you the access to the Stream API, facilitating the integration and automation of video streaming functionalities within applications.

Key Features:

  • Access Credentials- Here you can find information about your Video library ID, CDN Hostname, Pull Zone, and Api Key.
  • Webhook URL- You can set up a Webhook URL to receive automatic callback notifications.