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What is Mediasoup?

Mediasoup and its client side libraries provide a super low level API. They are intended to enable different use cases and scenarios, without any constraint or assumption. Some of these use cases are: Group video chat applications, One-to-many (or few-to-many) broadcasting applications in real-time, and RTP streaming.
Mediasoup is a tool in the Web and Video Conferencing category of a tech stack.
Mediasoup is an open source tool with 5.3K GitHub stars and 1K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Mediasoup's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Mediasoup?


13 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Mediasoup.

Mediasoup Integrations

Mediasoup's Features

  • Simulcast and SVC support
  • Congestion control
  • Sender and receiver bandwidth estimation with spatial/temporal layers distribution algorithm
  • SCTP support (WebRTC DataChannels and SCTP over plain UDP)
  • Extremely powerful (media worker subprocess coded in C++ on top of libuv)

Mediasoup Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Mediasoup?
Jitsi (acquired by 8x8) is a set of open-source projects that allows you to easily build and deploy secure videoconferencing solutions. At the heart of Jitsi are Jitsi Videobridge and Jitsi Meet, which let you have conferences on the internet, while other projects in the community enable other features such as audio, dial-in, recording, and simulcasting.
It is a WebRTC media server and a set of client APIs making simple the development of advanced video applications for WWW and smartphone platforms. Media Server features include group communications, transcoding and more.
Skype’s text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are.
Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and cross platform group chat into one easy-to-use platform. Our solution offers the best video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Zoom Rooms, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and H.323/SIP room systems.
Discord is a modern free voice & text chat app for groups of gamers. Our resilient Erlang backend running on the cloud has built in DDoS protection with automatic server failover.
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