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Pusher Alternatives

Pusher is described as 'hosted API for quickly, easily and securely adding scalable realtime functionality to web and mobile apps' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Pusher for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Android, iPhone and Linux. The best alternative is Firebase, which is free. Other great apps like Pusher are Supabase, Etebase, GUN and Stream.

Pusher alternatives are mainly Group Chat Apps but may also be Web Servers or Encrypted Chat Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Pusher.
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Pusher is a hosted API for quickly, easily and securely adding scalable realtime functionality to web and mobile apps.

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  1. Firebase icon

    Firebase

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    99 alternatives to Firebase 

    Firebase gives you the tools and infrastructure to build better apps and grow successful businesses.

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    1.  Self Destructing MessagesFirebase supports the use of private messages that will be auto deleted according to a specified time or action.
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    Supabase

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    89 alternatives to Supabase 

    The open source Firebase alternative. Supabase adds realtime and restful APIs to Postgres without a single line of code.

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    Etebase

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    89 alternatives to Etebase 

    Etebase makes it easy to build end-to-end encrypted applications by taking care of the encryption and its related challenges.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionEtebase has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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    GUN

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    36 alternatives to GUN 

    GUN is an open source, realtime, graph database written entirely in JavaScript and built using peer-to-peer algorithms, making it surprisingly fault tolerant and easy to get started with.

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    Stream

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    5 alternatives to Stream 

    Scalable & Fast API for building social networks, activity feeds, news feeds and activity streams. Aggregated feeds, ranked feeds, analytics and personalization all help you improve your app's engagement, retention and conversion.

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    Stream vs Pusher opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Stream is a great alternative to Pusher.
    tbarbugli

    ChatKit just announced they are shutting down, Stream provides a data migration process (https://github.com/GetStream/pusher-chatkit-migration)

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    CraigFifield

    more features, better support

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    Socket.io

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • JavaScript
    • C++
    • Java
    • Node.JS
    23 alternatives to Socket.io 

    Socket.IO aims to make real-time apps possible in every browser and mobile device, blurring the differences between the different transport mechanisms.

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    Guest

    socket.io is a javascript framework, not java

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  7. RobinApp- Chat SDK icon

    RobinApp- Chat SDK

    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Android
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPad
    • iPhone
    18 alternatives to RobinApp- Chat SDK 

    Robin lets you ship superior in-app messaging experience without having to do the tedious work. Building 1-1 / group messaging can get complex, we have done the hard work so you never have to.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionRobinApp- Chat SDK has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  AES-256 EncryptionRobinApp- Chat SDK has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
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  8. Stream Chat icon

    Stream Chat

    16 alternatives to Stream Chat 

    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.

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    MongooseIM platform

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Microsoft Azure
    63 alternatives to MongooseIM platform 

    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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    1.  VoiP CallsMongooseIM platform allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
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    Jetty

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    9 alternatives to Jetty 

    The Jetty Web Server provides a HTTP server and Servlet container capable of serving static and dynamic contend either from a standalone or embedded instantiations.

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