Announcing LiveKit 1.0

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Open source WebRTC infrastructure

Easily build live audio or video experiences into your mobile app, game or website.

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Cross-platform

Cross-platform

JS, Flutter, React, Swift, Kotlin, Ruby, and Go. Consistent, stable, and well-designed APIs.

Performance

Performance

Optimized end-to-end for efficiency. Minimizing bandwidth use with simulcast and dynamic video.

Connectivity

Connectivity

Robust connectivity across network conditions. Automatically adapts to low-bandwidth situations.

Deployment

Deployment

Easily deploy instances and run on any cloud provider. Helm chart, AWS template and DO droplet included.

Authentication

Authentication

Built-in, JWT-based auth and RBAC within rooms. Moderation APIs for control over participants.

Open source

Open source

Apache-licensed, open source software. Customize or extend LiveKit‘s server, client SDKs or components.

What can you build?

LiveKit unlocks limitless possibilities for web, mobile, and VR/AR experiences powered by real-time audio and video.

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In-depth guides to get you started

Core Concepts

LiveKit is a flexible system, built around three core constructs: a Room, Participants...

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Deploying to Kubernetes

LiveKit streamlines deployment to Kubernetes. We publish a Helm chart that help you set up...

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Working with Rooms

A room is the main construct in LiveKit. Upon successful connection, you're provided a room...

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Some projects using LiveKit:

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Made to scale

LiveKit is designed to serve thousands of simultaneous users per instance while delivering media with sub-100ms latency.
Benchmarks below measure large audio-only and audio/video rooms on a single instance.

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5 speakers

3000 listeners

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5 broadcasters

1000 viewers

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LiveKit is supported by a network of early adopters, builders, and contributors.

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