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OpenTok

Build live interactive video, voice and messaging into your web and mobile apps
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What is 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.
OpenTok is a tool in the Communications SDK category of a tech stack.

Who uses OpenTok?

Companies
13 companies reportedly use OpenTok in their tech stacks, including General, Bonjour, and SMM.

Developers
37 developers on StackShare have stated that they use OpenTok.
Pros of OpenTok
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Decisions about OpenTok

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose OpenTok in their tech stack.

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OpenTok's Features

  • Layout control- Create layouts that complement your content and empower your application's experience
  • Peer-to-peer calls- Take advantage of peer-to-peer calling for better quality and lower- latency 1:1 scenarios
  • Archiving- Download or save calls for future playback with this extension to the OpenTok platform
  • Multi-party calls- Bring small groups together for business or social gatherings using face-to-face video
  • Moderation- Tame the wild-west nature of social video with OpenTok's moderation functionality
  • Broadcast- Create a virtual stage and invite an audience of thousands to join you.

OpenTok Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to OpenTok?
Twilio
Twilio offers developers a powerful API for phone services to make and receive phone calls, and send and receive text messages. Their product allows programmers to more easily integrate various communication methods into their software and programs.
WebRTC
It is a free, open project that enables web browsers with Real-Time Communications (RTC) capabilities via simple JavaScript APIs. The WebRTC components have been optimized to best serve this purpose.
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.
Zoom
Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and cross platform group chat into one easy-to-use platform. Our solution offers the best video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Zoom Rooms, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and H.323/SIP room systems.
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.
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OpenTok's Followers
142 developers follow OpenTok to keep up with related blogs and decisions.