How much would it cost to develop a Live Video Streaming App like Twitch

Whether you're a local business or part of a fortune five-hundred company; you've likely heard about businesses utilizing live streaming. It's an enormous business model, with plenty of applications for attracting customers, selling products and services, and raising the overall revenue of your company. You might be curious how this is possible. I mean, isn't a live stream just a live-action video? Where's the money in that? Let's quickly go through some stats and analytics that'll get you excited.


Is your business looking to develop its own live-streaming app or platform?

Given you know a bit more about the world and business of live streaming, you might now be curious about how you or your business can get started with developing your own platform. Let's Nurture has been providing innovative, technological solutions for businesses for over two decades. We pair your project with a team of highly skilled developers who have years of experience with iOS and Android development, web development and design, project management, UI/UX experts, as well as web analysts who can improve your SEO rankings and help you reach more customers.

When building a live streaming app, there are a variety of factors that will come into play such as what media you want to live stream (audio, video, a mix of both) and what features you'd like included with your app. Speaking in a ballpark sense, most live stream apps will likely cost $20,000-$50,000 per platform to develop. This price may be negotiated depending on the type of app you're developing and the features you or your team are looking to include.

Features and estimated cost of Live Streaming Platform Development like Twitch

System Users Users Admin
Basic features User Onboarding Login
Featured Show / Movie / Program Dashboard Analytics
Show / Movie / Program categories User Management
Trending Show / Movie / Program Category Management
Watch list Program Management
Global Search Show Management
Shows / Movies List Movie Management
Subscriptions Manage Subscriptions
Screen Use Package Manage Packages
Show / Movie / Program detail Manage Review and Ratings of Show / Movie / Program and App
Review and Ratings for Show / Movie / Program Manage Downloads
Review and Ratings of App Manage Live Video Stream
Downloads Manage Live Audio Stream
Saved Manage Comments
Watch Later Manage Notifications
Live Video Streaming / Broadcasting Manage Help and Support
Video on Demand Streaming (VOD) Manage Ads
Live Audio Streaming / Broadcasting Profile
Adjust video and audio quality
Live playback
Mid-playback functions
Full-screen mode
Live Comment
Help & Support
Cost of Video chat app like Google meet USD 30000-33000 (Android + iOS + Web App + Backend) approx

Add-On Features for Streaming Platform Development like Twitch

System Users Registered App Users Admin Panel
Features Live Video/Audio Chat Font/ Theme Settings
Font/ Theme Settings Font/ Theme Settings
Search based on user behavior

Resource Team Size for Developing your Live Streaming App

Let's Nurture hires top industry experts to assist with our Android and iOS application development processes. When working with Let's Nurture, we aim to provide our clients with fully able and competent teams of professionals who help them get the job done efficiently. For the job of completing your new live-streaming app, we'll likely compile you a team that consists of the following experts and staff:

  • Two UX/UI designer
  • One Android app developer
  • One iOS app developer
  • Two backend developer
  • One quality analyst
  • One business analyst
  • One project manager

Technology Stack We use to develop

Fabric iOS
Fabric iOS
Android Studio
Android Studio
Google Analytics
Google Analytics
Google API
Google API
MEAN Stack
MEAN Stack
Mantis BT
Mantis BT
Google Webmasters
Google Webmasters
swift iOS
swift iOS

Moreover, for the more sophisticated processes of coding your live streaming app, Let's Nurture may utilize the following codebases, technology stacks, or other tools:

  • Programming Languages such as Kotlin and Java
  • Cloudflare or Amazon CloudFront for CDN
  • Hosting done by Amazon EC2
  • API Servers by Node.js
  • Media processing platforms such as Wowza and DaCast
  • Streaming protocols such as WebRTC, RTMP
  • Databases like Oracle or MySQL
  • Push notifications using Firebase Notifications
  • Message Queue setups by AWS Simple Queue's System

The Benefits of Developing your Live Streaming Platform with Let's Nurture

  • Mobile and web app development experts with rigorous experience in developing web or iOS/Android apps

  • Expertise in Wedding Planning app platform development using latest technologies

  • Expert and free consultation on strategic features, their development, and an effective testing strategy

  • Great value on costs for Wedding Planning app development

  • Wedding Planning app development coding as per the guidelines of Apple Store & Google Play

  • Support in Application deployment and Approval

What're you waiting for? Book your free consultation today!

You've seen the data, you know what Let's Nurture has to offer; so if you're ready to take your business to the next level using live streaming; all you have to do is reach out to our team below to discover the potential of what a live streaming platform can do for your company.


The duration would depend on the exact specifications and the requirements which would be mentioned by you. Normally, our mobile application development team would say 10-12 weeks.
C++ Socket Programming Ejabbered based XMPP Server Integration Third-Party SDK like – Quickblox/We Chat can be used in case of the budget constraint
Yes, it is already provided as a part of our service agreement.
We provide AMC (Annual Maintenance Contract) services on a case-to-case basis at 10% of Project cost.
Yes, we have 80+ in-house resources working in Android app development, iOS/ iPhone app development, web development, chatbot development, and Alexa app development.
Yes, we do provide flexible dedicated hiring models consisting of highly skilled and certified web and mobile developers who are well versed in website and Android/ iOS mobile app development projects for diverse industries.

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