CHat SDKs & API

Don’t Build Chat Yourself, Use Our SDKs Instead

Quickly build a reliable & full featured chat experience into any mobile or web app. Our chat SDKs and API are made specifically to help you ship faster and to be completely flexible.

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How It Works

1
Install SDKs

They're available for Android, iOS, and JavaScript. And they all work together, so cross-platform is easily set up.

2
Connect Securely

A single line of code sets up a secure connection to our service using the same underlying protocol as WhatsApp.

3
Build the Experience

Use your UI elements with our SDKs and build the features & extensions you need to create the complete experience.

Build Quicker & Ship Confidently

Our idiomatic SDKs are designed to help you build quickly. Available for iOS, Android and web, they all work together, making cross-platform a breeze. With documentation that's best in class, in-depth tutorials, and demo apps for every platform, you'll swiftly figure out exactly how they work.

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We've provided comprehensive example code for free on GitHub. And with our Free Forever plan, you can prototype, build and test for as long as you need for up to 25 monthly active users. Don't pay a thing until you're ready to scale! 

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Open-Source Examples
Tutorials for Everything

The Most Robust Features on the Market

CometChat comes fully loaded with all the advanced chat features your users expect today — and more!

1-to-1 & Group Text Chat

Users can send messages 1-to-1 or in groups in public, private or password protected conversations.

Typing & Read Indicators

Signals when users are actively typing or when sent messages are read.

Single Sign-On (SSO)

User authentication that permits a user to use one single set of login credentials.

Voice & Video Calling

Users can make WhatsApp-style 1-to-1 or group voice and video calls.

Online Presence Indicators

Signifies the online presence or status of a user in the chat.

Webhooks & Bots

Send notifications to your application any time set events happen, and automated bot software set to do designated tasks.

Rich Media Attachments

Support for rich media preview panels for all the popular sites.

Message History

Ability to view older messages in the chat.

Custom Messages

Allows developers to send custom data across users and groups.

With All the Extensions You’ll Ever Need

We know innovation doesn't happen in a vacuum & your project might need other services as well. That's why we're continuously building extensions that help you connect to these services, like push notifications and in-flight message moderation, even faster. And of course you can always build your own extensions using hooks.

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Built to Scale

We scale right along with you. Want to start out with just text chat first, but add voice and video later? No problem. Or maybe start out with a simple web application but have ambitions to build mobile apps next quarter? Our cross-platform SDKs make it all possible.

Idiomatic SDKs for Your Favorite Languages

CometChat offers thoughtfully designed and relentlessly tested SDKs for all the most popular technologies, including React, React Native, Swift, Kotlin, PHP/Laravel and many others.

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Perfect for Every Kind of Chat

Social Community

Allow like-minded people in your online community and keep the engagement on your platform instead of relying to use external solutions.

Marketplace

Deliver convenience and boost transactions by enabling communications between the buyers and sellers in your marketplace.

Dating

Apps like Tinder have huge retention, which you can achieve as well. Also, you can be more like Hinge & design your app to get deleted.

On Demand

Delight your users by letting them get in touch with drivers, couriers, handymen, and other service providers all within your app.

Edu-Tech

Connect mentors with mentees, teachers with their class, or even teachers with teachers.

Live Stream

Slow mode, reactions, auto-moderation — CometChat can handle thousands of users without losing quality & resources.

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