Why Developers are Using Daily as an Agora Alternative

We support larger, more interactive experiences without hidden costs for HD quality and features. Plus we have a proven track record of security and data privacy.

Why choose Daily

Industry-leading call quality

Get automatic bandwidth management that optimizes for real-world network conditions. Plus detailed metrics, event logs, and analytics for every session.

More dynamic large sessions

Daily supports more video publishers than any other platform. And with Daily’s VCS toolkit you can build a broadcast studio in the cloud for your recordings and real-time streams.

A track record of security

True, verifiable end-to-end encryption in peer-to-peer calls. The first and most complete WebRTC HIPAA compliant solution. Regional geofencing. From day one we’ve committed to security and data privacy, everywhere in the world.

Better pricing — quality comes standard

We don’t charge more for great quality. HD video, HD recording and session analytics are all included in our standard pricing. Enterprise SLAs support teams at scale. Plus learn about our automatic volume discounts.

Daily is best-in-class for video

Subject to China (CCP) data access lawsNo
HD quality at every pricing tierYes
Cross-platform Adaptive HEVCYes
Session analyticsYes
Client event logsYes
Advanced analytics including WebRTC audioYes
True end-to-end encryptionYes
in peer-to-peer calls
Programmable HD compositingYes
"Broadcast studio" in the cloudYes
Peer-to-peer media routing modeYes
TURN support for clients behind firewallsYes
Component libraryYes
Optional hosted component (embeddable video call UI)Yes
Transparent pricing that includes HD videoYes
Group video call$0.0015–$0.004
+ automatic volume discounts
Audio call$0.00099
+ automatic volume discounts
HD recording
Full HD recording
for composited HD video
HIPAA$200 add-on
Volume discountsUp to 63%
for 1–10M minutes/month
Daily gives a nice level of abstraction. What previously took several hundred lines of code took four lines of code with Daily.
Michael Nguyen, Senior Engineer
Michael Nguyen, Senior EngineerKumospace

3x time saved

Time savings, building with Daily vs. Agora

Less code

Only 4 lines of screen share code vs. 300 with Agora

With Daily's APIs you can

<script src="https://unpkg.com/@daily-co/daily-js"></script>
    callFrame = window.DailyIframe.createFrame();
    callFrame.join({ url: 'https://you.daily.co/hello' });
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