libdatachannel VS µWebSockets

Compare libdatachannel vs µWebSockets and see what are their differences.


C/C++ WebRTC network library featuring Data Channels, Media Transport, and WebSockets (by paullouisageneau)


Simple, secure & standards compliant web server for the most demanding of applications (by uNetworking)
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libdatachannel µWebSockets
5 12
570 13,364
- 0.9%
9.6 8.6
7 days ago 4 days ago
C++ C++
GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 only Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of libdatachannel. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-09-06.


Posts with mentions or reviews of µWebSockets. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-29.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing libdatachannel and µWebSockets you can also consider the following projects:

libwebsockets - canonical networking library

Boost.Beast - HTTP and WebSocket built on Boost.Asio in C++11

Mongoose - Embedded Web Server

WebSocket++ - C++ websocket client/server library

MQTT.js - The MQTT client for Node.js and the browser

POCO - The POCO C++ Libraries are powerful cross-platform C++ libraries for building network- and internet-based applications that run on desktop, server, mobile, IoT, and embedded systems.

C++ REST SDK - The C++ REST SDK is a Microsoft project for cloud-based client-server communication in native code using a modern asynchronous C++ API design. This project aims to help C++ developers connect to and interact with services.

libcurl - A command line tool and library for transferring data with URL syntax, supporting DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, GOPHER, GOPHERS, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, MQTT, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTMPS, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMB, SMBS, SMTP, SMTPS, TELNET and TFTP. libcurl offers a myriad of powerful features

rpc-websockets - JSON-RPC 2.0 implementation over WebSockets for Node.js and JavaScript/TypeScript

Pion WebRTC - Pure Go implementation of the WebRTC API

IXWebSocket - websocket and http client and server library, coming with ws, a command line swiss army knife utility

janus-gateway - Janus WebRTC Server