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WHY DYTE OVER AGORA

Agora takes months to integrate,
launch in a few hours with Dyte

Here are reasons why you should consider Dyte over Agora

Custom experience without hassle

Branding, permissions, and custom UI/UX are all a breeze away with our UI Kit.

Build more than just video

Create interactive meetings with one-click plugins and built-in chat & polls.

Reduce development effort

Forget dealing with streams, edge-cases, and writing 1000s of lines of code.

Better call completion rates

Ensure your video always runs smoothly no matter the network conditions.

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feature comparison

Dyte vs Agora

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Ease of Development
Agora

Low-level publish-subscribe events makes it complicated and consumes the majority of developer time

Dyte

Publish-subscribe events are handled by our SDKs

UI Support
Agora

Provides a static UI kit with limited customization options

Dyte

Robust end-to-end UI Kit that is easy to use and customize

Multiple SDK Overhead
Agora

Yes. Separate SDKs for video calling, streaming, chat, and more just to create a simple live video solution

Dyte

None. A single SDK that supports video, voice, streaming, chat, polls, and more

Roles / Permissions
Agora

Limited to host & participant roles

Dyte

Create custom roles that are specific to your use-case

Concurrent Streams & Active Speaker
Agora

Limited to 17 streams, no inbuilt active speaker switching

Dyte

200 and automatically switches to the people who are actively speaking

Auto Reconnect
Agora

Not available

Dyte

Yes

Support for Multiple Audio Inputs/Outputs
Agora

Manual configuration needed

Dyte

In-built

HLS Streaming
Agora

Possible with a separate SDK

Dyte

In-built

RTMP Streaming
Agora

Needs complicated configuration

Dyte

Out-of-the-box

Adaptive Bitrate
Agora

Manual configuration needed

Dyte

Auto

Plugins
Agora

Only Whiteboard

Dyte

One-click add ons or build your own

Chat
Agora

Separate SDK for chat

Dyte

In-built

Polls
Agora

Not available

Dyte

In-built

Virtual Background, Live Transcription & ML Middleware
Agora

Complex integration

Dyte

Single line integration

Breakout Rooms
Agora

In a separate Classroom SDK

Dyte

In-built

Webhooks
Agora

Only for recording states

Dyte

Yes

Error Handling
Agora

Does not support in-built disconnection handling. Extra coding needed to set it up.

Dyte

In-built

Video Quality
Agora

Medium (To achieve resilient audio-video quality across network and device conditions, high coding effort is required)

Dyte

High & optimized by default

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Ease of Development

Publish-subscribe events are handled by our SDKs

Low-level publish-subscribe events makes it complicated and consumes the majority of developer time

UI Support

Robust end-to-end UI Kit that is easy to use and customize

Customizations: Colors, fonts, borders, spacing & more

Provides a static UI kit with limited customization options

Customizations: Only colors

Multiple SDK Overhead

None. A single SDK that supports video, voice, streaming, chat, polls, and more

Yes. Separate SDKs for video calling, streaming, chat, and more just to create a simple live video solution

Roles / Permissions

Create custom roles that are specific to your use-case

Limited to host & participant roles

Concurrent Streams & Active Speaker

500 and automatically switches to the people who are actively speaking

Limited to 17 streams, no inbuilt active speaker switching

Auto Reconnect

Yes

Not available

Support for Multiple Audio Inputs/Outputs

In-built

Manual configuration needed

HLS Streaming

In-built

Possible with a separate SDK

RTMP Streaming

Out-of-the-box, Stream to YouTube, LinkedIn, Meta (Facebook), etc.

Needs complicated configuration

Adaptive Bitrate

Auto

Manual configuration needed

Plugins

One-click add ons or build your own, e.g.: YouTube, Remote browser, Whiteboard, Code Editor, Quiz, etc.

Only Whiteboard

Chat

In-built

Separate SDK for chat

Polls

In-built

Not available

Virtual Background, Live Transcription & ML Middleware

Single line integration

Complex integration

Breakout Rooms

In-built

In a separate Classroom SDK

Webhooks

Yes

Only for recording states

Error Handling

In-built

Does not support in-built disconnection handling. Extra coding needed to set it up.

Video Quality

High & optimized by default

Medium (To achieve resilient audio-video quality across network and device conditions, high coding effort is required)

...and everything below
Multiple Screenshare
Live streaming
Host Controls
Whiteboard
Recording
Reactions
CC audio transcripts
Chat
Multiple Layouts
Custom roles
Native Mobile SDKs
Polls
HD & SD Quality
Multiple Screenshare
Live streaming
Host Controls
Whiteboard
Recording
Reactions
CC audio transcripts
Chat
Multiple Layouts
Custom roles
Native Mobile SDKs
Polls
HD & SD Quality
HLS livestream
Customizable UI Kit
Breakout rooms
Virtual Background
Auto bandwidth switching
- Webinar
RTMP Out
Middleware for ML Processing
Waiting Rooms
Awesome Plugins
Native video & audio Playback
Real-time Webhooks
Detailed call analytics
Auto-reconnect
Pinning
Remote screen control
HLS livestream
Customizable UI Kit
Breakout rooms
Virtual Background
Auto bandwidth switching
- Webinar
RTMP Out
Middleware for ML Processing
Waiting Rooms
Awesome Plugins
Native video & audio Playback
Real-time Webhooks
Detailed call analytics
Auto-reconnect
Pinning
Remote screen control

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PRICING comparision

Pay only for Live Video

Value adds included to take your experience to the next level

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Chat

Free

$14.50/1000 monthly peak DAU

Detailed Analytics

Free

Paid plans upto $1599/month

Interactive Whiteboard

Free

First 10,000 mins free, $1.40/1000 participant minutes

Dedicated Customer Support

Free dedicated 1:1 support directly via Slack or Live Chat

Paid dedicated support plans upto $4,900/month

PRICING comparision

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Get free product usage of 10,000 minutes refreshed every month with lower rates for video and audio, 24*7 proactive support, and more customization options.

Free Tier
Agora

Available

Dyte

Available

Video
Agora

$0.0039 per user per minute

Dyte

$0.004 per user per minute

Audio
Agora

$0.0099 per user per minute

Dyte

$0.001 per user per minute

Chat
Agora

Starting from $699/month

Dyte

Free

RTMP
Agora

Flat $0.019 per minute

Dyte

Flat $0.010 per minute

White Board
Agora

$0.0014 per minute

Dyte

Free

Support
Agora

Plans upto $4900/month

Dyte

Free

Recording
Agora

Flat $0.0135 per minute

Dyte

Flat $0.010 per minute

Analytics
Agora

$499/month

Dyte

Free

HIPAA
Agora

$2,900/month

Dyte

$300/month

Volume Discount
Agora

Not available

Dyte

Available

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Free Tier

Available

Available

Video

$0.004 per user per minute

$0.0039 per user per minute

Audio

$0.001 per user per minute

$0.0099 per user per minute

Chat

Free

Starting from $699/month

RTMP

Flat $0.010 per minute

Flat $0.019 per minute

White Board

Free

$0.0014 per minute

Support

Free

Plans upto $4900/month

Recording

Flat $0.010 per minute

Flat $0.0135 per minute

Analytics

Free

$499/month

HIPAA

$300/month

$2,900/month

Volume Discount

Available

Not Available

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