COMPARISON

Zoom vs Whereby

How do Zoom and Whereby compare? And what does Dyte Video SDK offer?

Overview

Zoom and Whereby are video SDKs that help add live experiences to products. Zoom offers better reliability and scalability, while Whereby has easier integration and UI customization.

Dyte changes that. Dyte is a modern live video sdk that offers live video, audio calls, streaming, collaborative features, and more in a single lightweight SDK.

But that said, we pit Zoom vs Whereby to bring out their pros and cons. Let’s dive in. 

LIVE VIDEO SERVICES

So what are these?

What is Zoom?

Zoom Video SDK is the classic Zoom Client without its shell. The SDK provides video, audio, screen sharing, chat, data streams, and more, as a service. You can build with all of these features or pick and choose. The Video SDK also offers server-side APIs and webhooks.

What is Whereby?

Whereby SDK is a high-level, basic live video SDK that helps developers to embed meetings into their app. It offers a UI builder that lets you create basic custom live screens. It also offers open APIs that make it easy to embed the basic live video in your app.

Comparing the Sdks

Zoom vs Whereby vs Dyte

Ease of development
Zoom

Development is tough & restrictive

Whereby

Development is moderately tough

Dyte

Easy integration with open APIs

UI support
Zoom

No UI support

Whereby

Drag and drop UI builder

Dyte

Highly customisable UI Kit

Roles/Permissions
Zoom

Limited to host and participant only

Whereby

Limited to host & participant roles

Dyte

Create custom roles that are specific to your use-case

Plugins
Zoom

Only Whiteboard

Whereby

Available

Dyte

In-built or built your own

Polls
Zoom

Not available

Whereby

Not available

Dyte

In-built

Breakout Rooms
Zoom

Not available

Whereby

Not available

Dyte

In-built

Error Handling
Zoom

Basic

Whereby

Elementary

Dyte

Managed by the SDK

Video Quality
Zoom

HD

Whereby

HD

Dyte

Full HD

Media Player
Zoom

Not available

Whereby

Available

Dyte

Prebuilt with video call

Composite Recording
Zoom

Manual configuration needed

Whereby

Not available

Dyte

Available

AI/ML Middleware
Zoom

Not available

Whereby

Not available

Dyte

Single line integration

HLS Streaming
Zoom

Not available

Whereby

Not available

Dyte

In-built

Support for multiple audio I/O
Zoom

Not available

Whereby

Not available

Dyte

In-built

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Ease of development

Development is tough & restrictive

Development is moderately tough

Easy integration with open APIs

UI Support

No UI Support

Drag and drop UI builder

Highly customizable UI Kit

Roles/Permissions

Limited to host and participant only

Limited to host & participant roles

Custom roles that are specific to your use-case

Plugins

Only Whiteboard

Available

In-built or build your own

Polls

Not available

Not available

In-built

Breakout Rooms

Not available

Available

In-built

Error Handling

Basic

Elementary

Managed by the SDK

Video Quality

HD

HD

Full HD

Media Player

Not available

Available

Prebuilt with video call

Composite Recording

Manual configuration needed

Not available

Available

AI/ML Middleware

Not available

Not available

Single line integration

HLS Streaming

Not available

Not available

In-built

Support for Multiple Audio I/O

Not available

Not available

In-built

SAVE UPTO 40%

Compare and calculate your cost saving

Free
Zoom

10,000 free minutes

Whereby

2000 free minutes

Dyte

10,000 free minutes

Video
Zoom

$0.0035 per user per minute

Whereby

$9.99/ month for 2,000 viewer minutes then $4/1,000 minutes

Dyte

$0.004 per user per minute

Audio
Zoom

$0.0035 per user per minute

Whereby

Same as video

Dyte

$0.001 per user per minute

RMTP Out
Zoom

Extra cost

Whereby

$0.019 per minute

Dyte

$0.015 per minute

Support
Zoom

Plans upto $1900/month

Whereby

Only in enterprise plan

Dyte

Free

Recording
Zoom

$0.004 per user per minute

Whereby

$0.01 per minute

Dyte

Flat $0.010 per minute

HIPAA
Zoom

No separate charges

Whereby

Only in enterprise plan

Dyte

No separate charges

Volume Discounts
Zoom

Not available

Whereby

Not available

Dyte

Available

Features

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Free

10,000 participant minutes
2000 participant minutes
10,000 participant minutes

Video

$0.0035 /user /minute
$9.99/ month for 2,000 viewer minutes then $4/1,000 minutes
$0.004 /user /minute

Audio

$0.0035/user /minute
Same as video
$0.001 /user /minute

Support

Plans upto $1900/month
Only in enterprise plan
Free

Recording

$100/month for 1TB storage
$0.01 / minute
$0.01 /minute

HIPAA

No separate charges
Only in enterprise plan
No separate charges

Volume Discounts

Not available
Not available
Available
COMPARING THE SDKS

What makes Dyte the best video SDK?

Dyte is the top choice for businesses looking to enhance customer experiences and collaboration. 

Advanced customization

Build tailor-made live experiences in your app that satiate your user's needs. Use Dyte's UI kit for a low code experience building or start from scratch with its core SDKs. 

Bandwidth management

Stop worrying about hard coding the edge cases that can disrupt a video call while building live in your product — and let Dyte take care of it.

Collaborative features

Make live calls between users more immersive with collaborative features like screen share, chat, polls, emojis, et al. offered out-of-box with Dyte.

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faster development
2 weeks
time required to go-live

7 times

faster development

2 weeks

time required to go-live

“While exploring the right SDK, we explored over 5 options. Eventually came down to Dyte. Love how to the team ships updates like clockwork. Rooting for team DYTE!!

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Sujit Karpe
Co-founder & CTO, iMocha

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