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Amazon Chime SDK vs Jitsi

How do Amazon Chime SDK and Jitsi compare? And what does Video SDK offer?

AWS Chime

Amazon Chime is an SDK designed to facilitate the integration of video conferencing, audio calls, and texting into your applications. The Amazon Chime SDK offers essential live video features and incorporates AWS' user management capabilities to enhance the overall functionality.

Jitsi

Jitsi is a free and open-source platform that simplifies video conferencing. It offers a user-friendly experience without the need for downloads or plugins, making it an excellent option for those seeking a straightforward live video solution without significant investment.

How Video SDK make a difference

AWS Chime and Jitsi are potential video SDKs. Jitsi stands out as an open-source developer based SDK, while Chime is backed by AWS' cloud infrastructure and enterprise support.

Yet, both seem bulky and lack agility for startups.

Video SDK transforms. Single SDK, few-min integration, full video/voice/live streams, and collaboration. Compare AWS Chime vs Jitsi and discover Video SDK, a compelling alternative!

Features comparison : AWS Chime vs Jitsi vs Video SDK

AWS Chime
Jitsi
Video SDK

No. of participants (Including hosts)

AWS Chime supports upto 55 participants.

Jitsi Meet supports limited participants.

VideoSDK supports millions participants.

Ease of SDK Integration

Requires high coding effort

Requires high coding effort

VideoSDK generally requires more than 2 weeks for SDK integration.

Adpative audio/video quality

AWS Chime offers adaptive audio/video quality.

Jitsi Meet not offers 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

AWS Chime offer limited Role Management, Permissions, Policy & Templates.

Role Management, Permissions, Policy & Templates are limited in Jitsi Meet.

VideoSDK offer Role Management, Permissions, Policy & Templates.

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

Not available

Not available

Available

Dynamic Layout for Studio and RTMP Live Streaming

Not available

Manual configuration needed

In VideoSDK no needed manual configuration.

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

In AWS Chime collaborative features is not available.

Complex integration

Collaborative features available VideoSDK.

Virtual Background, Live Transcription & ML Middleware

Not available

Yes

Easy integration

Webhooks

Not available

Yes

Available

Pricing Model

Usage based

NA

Usage based Price

Interactive Live Streaming

Separate SDK

NA

VideoSDK supports interactive live streaming.

Cloud Recording

AWS Chime offers cloud recording capabilities.

Jitsi Meet not offers cloud recording capabilities.

VideoSDK offers cloud recording capabilities.

Interactive Whiteboard

AWS Chime not provides an interactive whiteboard feature.

Jitsi Meet not provides an interactive whiteboard feature.

VideoSDK provides an interactive whiteboard feature.

Multi-platform

AWS Chime not supports multiple platforms for a wider reach

Jitsi Meet not supports multiple platforms for a wider reach

VideoSDK supports multiple platforms for a wider reach.

Interactive Participant Support

AWS Chime support upto 250 interactive participants.

Jitsi Meet provides limited support for interactive participants.

Up to 5,000

Mobile browser support

AWS Chime offers limited support for mobile browsers.

Jitsi Meet offers limited support for mobile browsers.

Video support only 90% mobile browsers.

Automatic audio / video degrade, re-connectivity

AWS Chime supports automatic audio/video quality adjustments..

Jitsi Meet not supports automatic audio/video quality adjustments.

VideoSDK supports automatic audio/video quality adjustments..

Audio & Video powered by AI

No

No

Yes

Independent of Open Source Dependency

AWS Chime is not dependent on open source.

Jitsi Meet 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

No

Yes

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

No

No

Yes

Full HD recording

AWS Chime supports full HD recording.

Jitsi Meet supports full HD recording.

VideoSDK supports full HD recording.

Open source templates

No

Jitsi Meet not heavily rely on open source templates.

VideoSDK heavily rely on open source templates.

Full Custom roles

AWS Chime offer limited support for custom roles.

Limited to host & participant roles

VideoSDK offer support for full custom roles.

HLS Streaming

AWS Chime supports HLS streaming.

Jitsi supports HLS streaming.

VideoSDK supports HLS streaming.

Cost-effective

AWS Chime is not cost effective.

Jitsi Meet is cost effective.

VideoSDK is cost effective.

Prebuilt SDK

AWS Chime not provides prebuilt SDKs for easier integration.

Jitsi Meet not provides prebuilt SDKs for easier integration.

VideoSDK provides prebuilt SDKs for easier integration.

Fully customizable UI

AWS Chime not allows for a customizable UI.

Jitsi Meet not allows for a customizable UI.

VideoSDK allows for a Limited customizable UI.

Metaverse platform support

AWS Chime not support Metaverse platform.

Jitsi Meet not support Metaverse platform.

VideoSDK support Metaverse platform.

Session analytics

Paid

Jitsi Meet offer limited analytics option.

VideoSDK offer session analytics option.

Data Tracks

AWS Chime not offer data tracks option.

Jitsi Meet offer limited data tracks option.

VideoSDK offer track data option.

Cost comparison : AWS Chime vs Jitsi vs Video SDK

AWS Chime
Jitsi
Video SDK

Volume Discount

AWS Chime offer the volume discount.

NA

VideoSDK offer the volume discount.

Video Conferencing

  • $1.7 per 1,000 minutes

NA

  • Video SD: $2.00
  • Video HD: $3.00
  • Video Full HD: $7.00
  • Video 2K: $7.00
  • Video 2K+: $7.00

Analytics

$0.023 per minute

No

VideoSDK offer free analytics.

Separate pricing for video and audio

Yes

NA

Yes

Free 10,000 minutes every month

No

NA

Yes

Minimum price for video calls

$0.0017 per participant minute

NA

$0.002 per participant minute

Minimum price for audio-only calls

$0.0017 per participant minute

NA

$0.0006 per participant min

Advanced Firewall Control

No

No

VideoSDK offer free firewall control.

Compliance & Privacy

AWS Chime SDK provides robust support for HIPAA compliance.

Jitsi not provides compliance & privacy support.

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

  • $12.5 per 1,000 minutes

NA

  • Video SD: $15.00 1,000 minutes, No limit on participants
  • Video HD: $15.00 1,000 minutes,No limit on participants

RTMP pricing

NA

NA

  • $15 per 1,000 minutes

ILS pricing

NA

NA

  • $0.001 per participant minute (Also supports Full HD)

Storage pricing

  • $0.023 per GB

NA

  • $3 per 1000 minutes per month

Support comparison : AWS Chime vs Jitsi vs Video SDK

AWS Chime
Jitsi
Video SDK

Support

Paid

No

Yes

Cost

  • Plans upto $5,500 per month

NA

Free

Access to Testing

No

No

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

Access to TAM / CS Engineer

No

No

Dedicated CS & Solution Engineers

SLAs

No

No

Inexpensive SLA with 99.9% uptime

SUCCESS STORY

How MomentoStream increased user engagement into their live streaming platform with Video SDK

See why customers love Video SDK

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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