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Vonage vs Jitsi

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

Vonage

Vonage Video API, formerly known as TokBox, empowers developers to craft personalized video experiences for their web, mobile, or desktop applications. With this API, developers can seamlessly integrate video communication features, offering users a unique and immersive video experience within their respective apps.

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

When it comes to live video platforms, Vonage and Jitsi are two prominent options. Vonage is well-suited for enterprise use cases, offering robust features and capabilities. On the other hand, Jitsi is an attractive choice for early-stage startups or developers seeking a cost-effective video conferencing SDK.

Here's where Video SDK enters the picture to revolutionize your live video experiences. It provides a lightweight SDK that encompasses video/voice calls, live streams, and collaborative features, all seamlessly integrated into your application within just a few minutes.

On this page, we thoroughly examine the pros and cons of Vonage and Jitsi, helping you understand their strengths and weaknesses. Moreover, we demonstrate why Video SDK is the superior choice, bringing cutting-edge capabilities to the table and empowering you to make an informed decision for your video communication needs.

Features comparison : Vonage vs Jitsi vs Video SDK

Vonage
Jitsi
Video SDK

No. of participants (Including hosts)

Vonage supports limited participants.

Jitsi Meet supports limited participants.

VideoSDK supports millions participants.

Ease of SDK Integration

Vonage requires high coding effort.

Requires high coding effort

VideoSDK generally requires more than 2 weeks for SDK integration.

Adpative audio/video quality

Vonage has limited 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

Vonage has 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 Vonage collaborative features is not available.

Complex integration

Collaborative features available VideoSDK.

Virtual Background, Live Transcription & ML Middleware

Not available

Yes

Easy integration

Webhooks

Available but not for everything

Yes

Available

Pricing Model

Usage based

NA

Usage based Price

Interactive Live Streaming

Yes

NA

VideoSDK supports interactive live streaming.

Cloud Recording

Yes

Jitsi Meet not offers cloud recording capabilities.

VideoSDK offers cloud recording capabilities.

Interactive Whiteboard

Vonage not provides an interactive whiteboard feature.

Jitsi Meet not provides an interactive whiteboard feature.

VideoSDK provides an interactive whiteboard feature.

Multi-platform

Vonage 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

Vonage not support Interactive Participants.

Jitsi Meet provides limited support for interactive participants.

Up to 5,000

Mobile browser support

Limited

Jitsi Meet offers limited support for mobile browsers.

Video support only 90% mobile browsers.

Automatic audio / video degrade, re-connectivity

Vonage not 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

Vonage 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

Vonage supports full HD recording.

Jitsi Meet supports full HD recording.

VideoSDK supports full HD recording.

Open source templates

Vonage not rely on open source templates.

Jitsi Meet not heavily rely on open source templates.

VideoSDK heavily rely on open source templates.

Full Custom roles

Vonage has limited custom roles.

Limited to host & participant roles

VideoSDK offer support for full custom roles.

HLS Streaming

Vonage supports HLS streaming.

Jitsi supports HLS streaming.

VideoSDK supports HLS streaming.

Cost-effective

Vonage is not cost effective.

Jitsi Meet is cost effective.

VideoSDK is cost effective.

Prebuilt SDK

Vonage 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

Vonage has Limited customizable UI.

Jitsi Meet not allows for a customizable UI.

VideoSDK allows for a Limited customizable UI.

Metaverse platform support

Limited

Jitsi Meet not support Metaverse platform.

VideoSDK support Metaverse platform.

Session analytics

Vonage has Paid Analytics.

Jitsi Meet offer limited analytics option.

VideoSDK offer session analytics option.

Data Tracks

Vonage offer Data Tracks option but it Paid.

Jitsi Meet offer limited data tracks option.

VideoSDK offer track data option.

Cost comparison : Vonage vs Jitsi vs Video SDK

Vonage
Jitsi
Video SDK

Volume Discount

Available, but limited

NA

VideoSDK offer the volume discount.

Video Conferencing

  • $3.95 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

Paid

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

$0.00395 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

Paid

No

VideoSDK offer free firewall control.

Compliance & Privacy

Vonage Video provides robust support for Only GDPR but it may be Paid.

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

  • $15 per 1,000 minutes

NA

  • $15 per 1,000 minutes

ILS pricing

  • $0.0015 per participant minute

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 : Vonage vs Jitsi vs Video SDK

Vonage
Jitsi
Video SDK

Support

Paid

No

Yes

Cost

Plans greater than $5500

NA

Free

Access to Testing

Only paid accounts

No

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

Access to TAM / CS Engineer

Multiple tiers plan

No

Dedicated CS & Solution Engineers

SLAs

Multiple tiers plan

No

Inexpensive SLA with 99.9% uptime

SUCCESS STORY

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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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