Stream Chat is described as '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' and is a Group Chat App in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Stream Chat for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Online / Web-based, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is MongooseIM platform, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Stream Chat are QuickBlox (Freemium), CONTUS MirrorFly (Paid), MQTTCHAT (Freemium) and Qiscus (Paid).
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.
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.
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.