Build a site where users can setup live video calling rooms and share link with their friends for private 1 on 1 video calls.
2 Way Video Chat How to Build Project / Costs
Alternative / Clone Script
With this setup you can build a project with features similar to Facebook Video Chat, Google Hangouts, Gruveo, Magnocall, Videolink2.me, FriendCaller, Meetings.io .
This project combines some open source projects and commercial plugins that can be downloaded and used in trial mode to start a social live streaming site. This project can be setup for free if compatible hosting is available.
Site pages and member management is based on WordPress & BuddyPress and live streaming on VideoWhisper.
All groups have a Live Stream tab where users can watch live video and chat realtime. Admins can broadcast anytime from Admin > Live Streaming.
Also groups have a Video Conference tab to the group, where users can video chat realtime in group room.
Download & Install
If CPanel with Fantastico is available web based installation should be easy and automated (install wordpress from Fantastico then look for the other plugins and install these from wordpress admin).
VideoWhisper provides managed turnkey
RTMP hosting for the VideoWhisper plugins.
To start this in full production mode you would need a one time $250
VideoWhisper level1 lifetime license and $100/month Stream Startup Wowza Media Server hosting plan. Popular for:
This project is based on
Elgg (an open source social networking engine) and VideoWhisper Video Conference, Live Streaming, 2 Way Video Chat, Video Consultation plugins.
Elgg is an award-winning social platform, delivering the tools and resources that enable businesses, schools, universities, groups and associations to create their own fully-featured social network.
VideoWhisper plugins provide 100% web based (on website) video communications using latest technology available (P2P support, H264, acoustic echo cancellation …).
Download and Setup Details for VideoWhisper Plugins
All You Need, Step by Step
A cool domain (Optional, as you can install it on a subdomain/folder if you already have a site) [±$12/year with privacy]
Compatible hosting (web + rtmp). (Recommended:
Wowza Hosting ) [starting from $50/month]
Elgg installed on web host. [free]
VideoWhisper Plugins for Elgg installed on web and rtmp host. [free / $25/professional installation] A
Level 2 VideoWhisper license to remove all ads and limitations from chat plugins. [$350 or $35/month]
(Optional, as you can use VideoWhisper software in free mode with some limitations and ads.)
Total cost to start would be under $100 0r $450 (full mode) .
Or if paid monthly that would be under $90/month including full mode license, hosting, domain.
An you should be ready.
Then it’s up to you: other customizations, like a cool custom template, monetization features like ads or paid membership to allow more quality advanced rooms. Popular for: