Sendbird vs. Stream:
A head-to-head comparison
Sendbird is the leading in-app chat, voice, and video API for market leaders who connect and engage tens of millions of users every day. Sendbird is trusted by global brands such as Reddit, Hinge, Paytm, Delivery Hero, and Teladoc.
Stream started as an activity feed API servicing customers such as CNBC Sports and Crunchbase. Stream then added a new chat offering which for the most part targeted smaller-scale startups and SMBs, with some recent exceptions.
Trusted by the world’s most popular apps
The apps that hundreds of millions of users rely on every day are built on Sendbird.
we believe that choosing a communication API is for the long term. Sendbird has been supporting high-scale, global apps like Reddit from day one and for years. When you look at Sendbird and Stream head-to-head, Sendbird delivers more proven and feature-rich platform that encompasses chat, voice & video calls, live streaming and customer support. Over the years, Sendbird has won the trust of leading customers and built its interaction platform for scale, reliability, and performance.
The richest and the most scalable chat API.
High-quality voice and video for engaging group and direct calls.
The best support agent interface for live chat customer support.
The simplest way to turn your app into your own private streaming platform.
Achieve more with Sendbird Chat
Why Sendbird is the only Stream alternative
If the priority is providing the best possible chat experience for your end users, Sendbird is the clear choice over Stream.