Chatkit vs OpenTok vs SendBird

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Chatkit

19
45
+ 1
0
OpenTok

57
158
+ 1
8
SendBird

137
403
+ 1
78
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Pros of Chatkit
Pros of OpenTok
Pros of SendBird
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    • 6
      Video Archiving to s3
    • 2
      Easy setup
    • 13
      Active support is impressive. (Support for private deve
    • 10
      Pre-built UI for major platforms
    • 10
      Easy to use
    • 8
      Migration API for customers using other chat services
    • 7
      Scalability is awesome
    • 7
      First chat SDK officially supports Xamarin
    • 5
      Because my product guy told me to
    • 5
      Unlimited number of users in public chat
    • 5
      Cool product
    • 4
      Flexible message format ex) json, xml
    • 2
      Out of the box api and features
    • 2
      Intuitive and feature-packed

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    Cons of Chatkit
    Cons of OpenTok
    Cons of SendBird
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        • 2
          Policy on concurrent users leads to overages and overch
        • 2
          Prices ramp up exponentially

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        What is 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.

        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.

        What is 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.

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