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Agora vs 100ms

A head-to-head comparison of Agora and 100ms, And what features and value does VideoSDK offer?

Agora

Agora Live Video SDK aims to make live video calls and live streams inside applications easier. The SDK is very low-level and allows enterprise development teams to control every aspect of the live video experience.

100ms

100ms is a cloud platform that empowers developers to integrate video and audio conferencing into Web, Android, and iOS applications. The platform offers REST APIs, SDKs, and a user-friendly dashboard, making it easy to capture, distribute, record, and display live interactive audio and video content.

How VideoSDK make a difference

Discover two exceptional options to incorporate real-time communications in your products: 100ms and Agora.

100ms Video SDK impresses with its modern approach, offering user-friendly APIs and built-in collaborative elements. Meanwhile, Agora boasts reliability and scalability, serving a larger user base.

And here comes VideoSDK. It’s quite easy and quick SDK that helps you deal with multiple features, such as chat, polls, breakout rooms, streaming capability, and RTMP out — all in a single SDK.

In this comparison, we'll delve into the strengths and weaknesses of 100ms and Agora, helping you make an informed decision.

Features Comparison : Agora vs 100ms vs VideoSDK

Compare features across Agora, 100ms, and VideoSDK to find the ideal solution for your video needs. Informed decisions await you

Agora
100ms
Video SDK

No. of participants (Including hosts)

Agora not supports more than 55 participants.

100ms supports limited participants.

VideoSDK supports millions participants.

Ease of SDK Integration

Agora generally requires more than 3 months for SDK integration.

100ms SDK complex to integration.

VideoSDK generally requires more than 2 weeks for SDK integration.

Adpative audio/video quality

Agora not offers adaptive audio/video quality.

100ms has limited adaptive audio/video quality.

VideoSDK offers adaptive audio/video quality.

Works behind the Firewall, Private Network

No

No

Yes

Role Management, Permissions, Policy and Templates

Role Management, Permissions, Policy & Templates not available in Agora.

100ms offer limited Role Management, Permissions, Policy & Templates.

VideoSDK offer Role Management, Permissions, Policy & Templates.

Automatic video and audio track degrade due to bandwidth in-consistency

Not available

Yes

Available

Dynamic Layout for Studio and RTMP Live Streaming

Not available

Needs manual configuration.

In VideoSDK no needed manual configuration.

Build collaborative features like chat, poll, Q & A, whiteboard etc.

In Agora collaborative features is not available.

In 100ms collaborative features is not available.

Collaborative features available VideoSDK.

Virtual Background, Live Transcription & ML Middleware

Complex integration

Not available

Easy integration

Webhooks

Only use cloud recording use-cases.

Available but not for everything

Available

Pricing Model

Usage based

Usage based

Usage based Price

Interactive Live Streaming

Agora supports interactive live streaming.

100ms supports interactive live streaming.

VideoSDK supports interactive live streaming.

Cloud Recording

Agora offers cloud recording capabilities.

100ms offers cloud recording capabilities.

VideoSDK offers cloud recording capabilities.

Interactive Whiteboard

Agora provides an interactive whiteboard feature.

100ms not provides an interactive whiteboard feature.

VideoSDK provides an interactive whiteboard feature.

Multi-platform

Agora supports multiple platforms for a wider reach.

100ms supports multiple platforms for a wider reach.

VideoSDK supports multiple platforms for a wider reach.

Interactive Participant Support

Agora provides limited support for interactive participants.

100ms provides limited support for interactive participants.

Up to 5,000

No. of video tiles per screen

Up to 100

50

Mobile browser support

Agora offers limited support for mobile browsers.

100ms support only 50% mobile browsers.

Video support only 90% mobile browsers.

Automatic audio / video degrade, re-connectivity

Agora not supports automatic audio/video quality adjustments.

720p

VideoSDK supports automatic audio/video quality adjustments..

Audio & Video powered by AI

No

Partial

Yes

Independent of Open Source Dependency

Agora is not dependent on open source.

100ms is not dependent on open source.

VideoSDK is not dependent on open source.

Customised RTMP, Cloud Recording, HLS

No

No

Yes

API for building specific features such as collaborative games, polls etc

No

Partial

Yes

API to build social features such as merging rooms, battles, coins, gifts sending etc

No

No

Yes

Full HD recording

Agora supports full HD recording.

100ms supports full HD recording.

VideoSDK supports full HD recording.

Open source templates

Agora not heavily rely on open source templates.

100ms not heavily rely on open source templates.

VideoSDK heavily rely on open source templates.

Full Custom roles

Agora offer limited support for full custom roles.

100ms not support full custom roles.

VideoSDK offer support for full custom roles.

HLS Streaming

Agora supports HLS streaming.

100ms not supports HLS streaming.

VideoSDK supports HLS streaming.

Cost-effective

Agora is not cost effective.

100ms is not cost effective.

VideoSDK is cost effective.

Prebuilt SDK

Agora not provides prebuilt SDKs for easier integration.

100ms not provides prebuilt SDKs for easier integration.

VideoSDK provides prebuilt SDKs for easier integration.

Fully customizable UI

Agora allows for a customizable UI.

100ms not allows for a customizable UI.

VideoSDK allows for a Limited customizable UI.

Metaverse platform support

Agora not support Metaverse platform.

100ms not support Metaverse platform.

VideoSDK support Metaverse platform.

Session analytics

Agora offer session analytics option.

100ms not offer session analytics option.

VideoSDK offer session analytics option.

Data Tracks

Agora not offer data tracks option.

100ms offer partial data tracks option.

VideoSDK offer track data option.

Price Comparison : Agora vs 100ms vs VideoSDK

Conduct a price analysis for Agora, 100ms, and VideoSDK to optimize your budget for efficient and cost-effective video solutions.

Agora
100ms
Video SDK

Volume Discount

Agora not offer the volume discount.

100ms not offer the volume discount.

VideoSDK offer the volume discount.

Video Conferencing

  • Video SD: $3.99
  • Video HD: $3.99
  • Video Full HD: $8.99
  • Video 2K: $15.99
  • Video 2K+: $35.99
  • Video SD: $4.00
  • Video HD: $4.00
  • Video Full HD: $8.00
  • Video SD: $2.00
  • Video HD: $3.00
  • Video Full HD: $7.00
  • Video 2K: $7.00
  • Video 2K+: $7.00

Analytics

  • Standard Plan: $449/month
  • Premium Plan: $999/month
  • Enterprise Plan $1599/month

No

VideoSDK offer free analytics.

Separate pricing for video and audio

Yes

Yes

Yes

Free 10,000 minutes every month

Yes

Yes

Yes

Minimum price for video calls

$0.0039 per participant minute

$0.004 per participant minute

$0.002 per participant minute

Minimum price for audio-only calls

$0.00099 per participant minute

$0.001 per participant minute

$0.0006 per participant min

Advanced Firewall Control

Agora not offer firewall control.

100ms not offer free firewall control.

VideoSDK offer free firewall control.

Compliance & Privacy

Agora provides robust support only for HIPAA compliance, although it comes with associated charges.

100ms live only support HIPAA Compliance.

Secure real-time audio-video to your app or website with compliance and privacy.

  1. HIPPA Complaint
  2. GDPR Complaint
  3. Data Localization
  4. SOC 2 Type 2
  5. VAPT(Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing,)
  6. CERT-in (Indian Computer Emergency Response Team )

Cloud recording pricing

  • Voice: $1.49
  • SD: $5.99
  • HD: $5.99
  • Full HD: $13.49
  • 2K: $23.99
  • 2K+: $53.99
  • Video SD: $13.50 1,000 minutes
  • Video HD: $27.00 1,000 minutes
  • Video SD: $15.00 1,000 minutes, No limit on participants
  • Video HD: $15.00 1,000 minutes,No limit on participants

RTMP pricing

  • H.264 Full HD Output Video: $15.99 per 1000 mins
  • H.265 HD Output Video: $19.99 per 1000 mins
  • H.265 Full HD Output Video: $39.99 per 1000 mins
  • $40 per 1,000 minutes
  • $15 per 1,000 minutes

ILS pricing

Aggregated resolution based per participant pricing

  • $0.004 per speaker minute
  • $0.0012 per viewer minute (Doesn't support Full HD)
  • $0.001 per participant minute (Also supports Full HD)

Storage pricing

Extra cost

NA

  • $3 per 1000 minutes per month

Support Comparison : Agora vs 100ms vs VideoSDK

Agora
100ms
Video SDK

Support

Paid

Yes

Yes

Cost

  • Standard Plan: $1200/month
  • Premium Plan: $2900/month
  • Enterprise Plan: $4900/month

Free

Free

Access to Testing

No

No

All paid accounts get access to testing support from Video SDK.

Access to TAM / CS Engineer

  • Premium plan: Access to CS engineer, Code Review
  • Enterprise plan: Everything in the Premium plan plus access to SA Engineer & Live Developer Consultation and Training.

No

Dedicated CS & Solution Engineers

SLAs

  • Standard Plan: P1 – 4 Business hours P2 – 16 business hours P3 – 24 business hours
  • Premium Plan: P1 – 3 hours(24/7) P2 – 8 business hours P3 – 16 business hours
  • Enterprise Plan: P1 – 2 hours (24/7) P2 – 5 business hours P3 – 9 business hours

No

Inexpensive SLA with 99.9% uptime

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Shilpa Jain-CEO & Co-Founder at Talk Your Heart Out
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“We switched from a major international player to Video SDK due to their responsiveness to feedback, superior product, and better service. They outshine bigger players in the market and have been excellent in resolving issues promptly.”

Shilpa Jain ,

CEO & Co-Founder at Talk Your Heart Out

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