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Chatkit

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Chatkit vs SendBird: What are the differences?

Developers describe Chatkit as "Add 1-1 and group chat to your app with typing indicators, file attachments, user online presence and more". 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. On the other hand, SendBird is detailed as "A Complete Chat Platform, Messaging and Chat SDK and API". 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.

Chatkit and SendBird belong to "Communications SDK" category of the tech stack.

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Pros of Chatkit
Pros of SendBird
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    • 13
      Active support is impressive. (Support for private deve
    • 10
      Easy to use
    • 9
      Pre-built UI for major platforms
    • 8
      Migration API for customers using other chat services
    • 7
      First chat SDK officially supports Xamarin
    • 7
      Scalability is awesome
    • 5
      Cool product
    • 5
      Because my product guy told me to
    • 5
      Unlimited number of users in public chat
    • 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 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 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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        What are some alternatives to Chatkit and SendBird?
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        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
        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
        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.
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