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Layer Alternatives

Layer is described as 'messaging back-end for mobile and web apps' and is an app in the social & communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Layer for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Mac, Online / Web-based and Windows. The best alternative is MongooseIM platform, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Layer are Stream Chat, QuickBlox, CONTUS MirrorFly and Qiscus.

Layer alternatives are mainly Video Calling Apps but may also be Group Chat Apps or Social Networks. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Layer.
This page was last updated Sep 13, 2021
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messaging back-end for mobile and web apps.

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  1. MongooseIM platform

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Microsoft Azure

    MongooseIM is aimed at large, complex enterprise level projects, where real-time communication is critical for business success. It provides high availability, ease of deployment, development and reliability in production.

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  2. With Stream’s chat react components, SDKs, and UI kits, product teams can unleash chat on web, or as a mobile app, with just a few lines of code. Maximize development bandwidth with Stream’s flexible backend messaging API and front-end components.



  3. QuickBlox

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet

    Cloud communication and data backend. Supports chat, video calling, push notifications as well as data APIs for iOS, Android, Javascript and Windows.

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  4. CONTUS MirrorFly

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome

    CONTUS MirrorFly is customizable communication APIs and SDKs for businesses to integrate or develop collaboration platforms with real-time chat, voice, video calling and video conferencing features on their existing web and mobile applications.

    CONTUS MirrorFly vs Layer opinions
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    SaaP based Product ,One-time payment

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    Mirrorfly SaaP Based Product , Most highlighted point One-time payment thats why i love Mirrorfly

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  5. Qiscus helps businesses enabling conversation in any apps. Its main product is chat SDK (Software Development Kit). It also provides end-to-end solutions for businesses without any technical resources.



  6. Applozic

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Applozic's white labelled mobile native SDK enables 'whatsapp' like instant messaging capabilities and more to mobile apps and website in just 30 mins.

  7. Apphitect IM Solution

    • Android
    • iPhone

    Apphitect IM Solution is a readymade instant messaging solution equipped to develop real-time chat apps that are capable of multiple modes of communication, organization, security and scalability.

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  8. SendBird

    • Android
    • iPhone

    SendBird is messaging-as-a-service. It provides the client SDK, chat API, and the backend for apps enabling real-time communication among apps’ own users.

  9. Skygear Chat

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Apple Swift
    • JavaScript
    • Java
    • Objective-C

    Skygear Chat is an open-source chat backend that provides Chat SDKs (iOS, Android and JS) and messaging APIs for developers to build or add chat feature quick.

  10. TapTalk.io

    • Android
    • iPhone

    "Communication in human relationship is like an oxygen to life". In TapTalk.

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