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Alternatives to ChatEngine

SendBird, LINE, Agora, OpenTok, and Twilio API for WhatsApp are the most popular alternatives and competitors to ChatEngine.
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What is ChatEngine and what are its top alternatives?

An open and extensible chat SDK and APIs for building powerful 1:1 and group chat quickly. Build core chat features quickly, extend functionality with a rich plugin library and customize with programmable Functions-as-a-Service. Powered by the PubNub Network.
ChatEngine is a tool in the Communications SDK category of a tech stack.

Top Alternatives to ChatEngine

  • SendBird
    SendBird

    SendBird is a Messaging SDK, Chat API, and fully managed chat infrastructure for your mobile apps and websites. Embeddable chat for iOS, Android, JavaScript, Unity, .NET. ...

  • LINE
    LINE

    Use the Messaging API to build bots that provide personalized experiences for your users on LINE. You associate your bot with a channel on the LINE Platform. The bot works behind the LINE Official Account that is generated when you create the channel if you operate the account in bot mode. ...

  • Agora
    Agora

    Agora.io provides building blocks for you to add real-time voice and video communications through a simple and powerful SDK. You can integrate the Agora SDK to enable real-time communications in your own application quickly. ...

  • OpenTok
    OpenTok

    It adds the clarity and emotion of face-to-face communication to your brand whether you're developing for the web, iOS, or Android. We make the integration of high-quality live video a breeze so that you can focus on building a great product. ...

  • Twilio API for WhatsApp
    Twilio API for WhatsApp

    The Twilio API for WhatsApp provides developers all over the world with a simple, reliable, and officially supported way to use the WhatsApp Business API. They can now easily build messaging experiences that combine the ease of use of the Programmable SMS API with the global reach of WhatsApp. ...

  • Sinch
    Sinch

    Sinch makes it easy for developers to add voice, messaging and SMS to their apps with just a few lines of code. Enrich your apps with communications that your users will love. ...

  • QuickBlox
    QuickBlox

    Add powerful communication features to your mobile app and data services for your backend<br> ...

  • Chatkit
    Chatkit

    Chatkit is designed to make it as simple as possible to add chat to your app. It lets you add 1-1 and group chat to your app, along with typing indicators, file attachments and storage, user online presence and a flexible permissions system. ...

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SendBird

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A Complete Chat Platform, Messaging and Chat SDK and API
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PROS OF SENDBIRD
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    Active support is impressive. (Support for private deve
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    Pre-built UI for major platforms
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    Easy to use
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    Migration API for customers using other chat services
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    First chat SDK officially supports Xamarin
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    Scalability is awesome
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    Cool product
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    Because my product guy told me to
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    Unlimited number of users in public chat
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    Flexible message format ex) json, xml
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    Out of the box api and features
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    Intuitive and feature-packed
CONS OF SENDBIRD
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    Policy on concurrent users leads to overages and overch
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    Prices ramp up exponentially

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I am interested in using a chat SDK for a community mobile Flutter app. I am between SendBird and Stream. I currently have 2,000 monthly active users and plan to have close to 5,000 active users chatting on the app. Has anyone used either and had good/bad experiences? Currently, there is no chat functionality, and we would like to have a 1-to-1 user chat, group chat, and large community chat capabilities.

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I am considering which chat solution to choose between CometChat and SendBird, for our new app. The condition is, the app is going to run in a private network and has to connect with MSSQL. Any advice on other things I have to consider before choosing one, or is there another chat service you would recommend? Thank you!

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LINE

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      Agora

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      The Real-Time Engagement platform for devs to integrate voice & video chat, interactive live streaming, and messaging
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      PROS OF AGORA
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        RESTful API
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        Hi, Stackshare community, I plan to build an app where people can go live, and users can watch him, 1 to many, follow each other, and text.

        I am expecting a huge number of users to use the app in the first month (100k+)

        I made the UX/UI design, and my designer asked me to find a developer.

        I want your advice. What server is the best for video quality and fast text messages (like uplive, bigo)?

        Ex. Agora, Twilio, Amazon Chime, Aws, or fiberbass

        I need for both operating systems, (ios, android). Do you recommend Flutter?

        • I have AWS server in my country (Bahrain), and 80% of the audience are from the same area. Does it help in the video quality between the audience?

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        OpenTok

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        Build live interactive video, voice and messaging into your web and mobile apps
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        PROS OF OPENTOK
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          Video Archiving to s3
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          Easy setup
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          Twilio API for WhatsApp

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              Sinch

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              Add calling & messaging to your app in minutes
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              PROS OF SINCH
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                Super smooth SDK
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                Easy setup
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                Cross-platform (iOS, Android, Web)
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                Super voice quality
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                Great support
              CONS OF SINCH
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                Crashed in ios when make connection in vedio calling

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              PROS OF QUICKBLOX
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                Flexibility
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                Chatkit

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                Add 1-1 and group chat to your app with typing indicators, file attachments, user online presence and more
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