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OpenTok vs Sinch: What are the differences?

What is OpenTok? Enhance your products with live, face-to-face communication. 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.

What is Sinch? Add calling & messaging to your app in minutes. 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.

OpenTok and Sinch can be categorized as "Communications SDK" tools.

Some of the features offered by OpenTok are:

  • 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.

On the other hand, Sinch provides the following key features:

  • iOS, Android and JavaScript SDK with support for REST
  • Voice calling and SMS at market leading prices
  • Enrich your apps with sticky features such as messaging and calling to increase user retention and engagement
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    Super smooth SDK
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    Cross-platform (iOS, Android, Web)
  • 5
    Super voice quality
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    Great support

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      Crashed in ios when make connection in vedio calling

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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.

    What is 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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      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
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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.
      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.
      Jitsi
      Jitsi (acquired by 8x8) is a set of open-source projects that allows you to easily build and deploy secure videoconferencing solutions. At the heart of Jitsi are Jitsi Videobridge and Jitsi Meet, which let you have conferences on the internet, while other projects in the community enable other features such as audio, dial-in, recording, and simulcasting.
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