Agora introduces the new Agora Chat SDK for developers


Boost user engagement and retention by using Agora’s new Chat SDK to quickly integrate real-time chat functionality into your apps.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., October 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Agora, Inc. (NASDAQ: API), a pioneering and leading platform for real-time engagement (RTE) APIs, today announced the global availability of Agora Chat, a powerful new SDK that enables developers to quickly integrate real-time in-app chat in their web and native apps; delivering an immersive experience that keeps their users more connected, informed and engaged. The launch of Agora Chat coincides with the launch of Agora’s flagship event TEN2022the world’s largest conference exploring RTE’s technologies.

From social to education, gaming, retail, telehealth, the future of work and beyond – there are a large and growing number of use cases that require audio and real-time video, as well as real-time information. Chat app, and our customers need a solution for both. Agora Chat offers the same broad development platform support as Agora’s audio and video calling SDKs, so developers can get to market quickly using the platforms of their choice.

“Agora Chat has been in development for a while, and we’re excited to finally make it available for developers to use in apps,” said Tony Zhao, CEO of Agora. “We know their users will love its features and we can’t wait to see all the innovative ways developers are using it.”

“Agora Chat has been a central part of our mobile solution, enabling sales specialists to respond quickly to customer inquiries, regardless of the communication channel,” said Julio Fiallos, CEO of Leveraged. “Agora Chat’s quality and support allow for a fast and smooth user experience that has opened up attractive revenue potential that we want to capitalize on.”

Agora Chat offers the following features:

  • Rich Multimedia Messaging – Supports emojis, GPS location, structured messages, push notifications and rich media files with auto-generated thumbnails.
  • Scalable cross-platform messaging – From one-on-one private chat to feature-rich group chat with thousands of members and a consistent experience across mobile, desktop, and web.
  • The basics of messaging – Offline messaging, message recall and deletion, read receipts, presence and typing indicators, push notifications and chat history export.
  • Security and compliance – Supports major data security, compliance, and privacy requirements, including GDPR and HIPAA.
  • Content moderation – Protect users from unwanted profanity, spam, and inappropriate images or text with robust content moderation integrated into the chat platform.
  • Translation of messages – Enable automatic, on-demand or push translation so your users can chat in their preferred language.

Please go to our website here to learn more about Agora Chat.

About Agora
Agora is the leading Real-Time Engagement Platform as a Service (RTE PaaS). Agora’s mission is to make real-time engagement ubiquitous, enabling everyone to interact with anyone, in any app, anytime, anywhere. Agora’s platform provides developers with simple, flexible and powerful application programming interfaces, or APIs, to integrate real-time video and voice engagement experiences into their applications.



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