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What is SendBird?

SendBird provides the chat API and messaging SDK for in-app messaging on your mobile apps and websites. For iOS, Android, JavaScript, Unity, .NET.

What is Layer?

Layer's asynchronous messaging fabric is capable of transporting payloads of any type. Get your users talking with chat, voice or video messaging. Pull them back in with push. Connect friends, colleagues or perfect strangers seamlessly.

What is OpenTok?

OpenTok 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.


Why do developers choose SendBird?
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    What are the cons of using SendBird?
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    What are the cons of using OpenTok?
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    How much does SendBird cost?
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    How much does OpenTok cost?
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    What companies use SendBird?
    9 companies on StackShare use SendBird
    What companies use Layer?
    3 companies on StackShare use Layer
    What companies use OpenTok?
    5 companies on StackShare use OpenTok

    What are some alternatives to SendBird, Layer, and OpenTok?

    • QuickBlox - Connect your user with mobile group chat, content sharing, user accounts and more
    • Sinch - Add calling & messaging to your app in minutes
    • TalkJS - Integrated messaging for every web and mobile product.
    • Moxtra - Integrate chat, voice meetings, screen sharing and recording, and multimedia annotation into your mobile app.

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