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abdulrazak maulid haji
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Building Real-Time Video Streaming Apps with Flutter and Agora

In today's digital age, real-time communication has become essential for various applications, from social networking to online education. Flutter, Google's UI toolkit for building natively compiled applications for mobile, web, and desktop from a single codebase, offers a powerful platform for creating such apps. When it comes to integrating real-time video streaming capabilities, provides a robust and scalable solution. In this article, we'll explore how to create a real-time video streaming app using Flutter and the Agora SDK.

Getting Started with Agora:

  • Sign up for an Agora developer account and create a new project.
  • Obtain the App ID provided by Agora, which will be used to initialize the Agora SDK in your Flutter app.

Setting Up Flutter Project:

  • Create a new Flutter project or use an existing one.
  • Add the agora_rtc_engine dependency to your pubspec.yaml file.
    sdk: flutter
  agora_rtc_engine: ^4.0.0
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Configuring Agora in Flutter:

  • Initialize Agora in your Flutter app by providing the App ID obtained earlier.
  • Set up video and audio configurations as per your requirements.
import 'package:agora_rtc_engine/rtc_engine.dart';

const appId = '<YOUR_AGORA_APP_ID>';

void main() {
  // Initialize Agora
  RtcEngineContext context = RtcEngineContext(appId);
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Creating the User Interface:

  • Design the UI for your video streaming app using Flutter widgets.
  • Include elements such as video views, buttons for starting/stopping streams, and toggles for enabling/disabling audio/video.

Implementing Video Streaming Functionality:

  • Initialize the Agora Engine and configure video settings.
  • Join a channel to start streaming video.
  • Handle user interactions to control the streaming process (e.g., start/stop streaming, mute/unmute audio).
import 'package:agora_rtc_engine/rtc_engine.dart';

const appId = '<YOUR_AGORA_APP_ID>';

class VideoCallScreen extends StatefulWidget {
  _VideoCallScreenState createState() => _VideoCallScreenState();

class _VideoCallScreenState extends State<VideoCallScreen> {
  late final RtcEngine _engine;

  void initState() {
    // Initialize Agora

  Future<void> _initAgora() async {
    _engine = await RtcEngine.createWithContext(RtcEngineContext(appId));
    // Set up video configuration
    await _engine.setChannelProfile(ChannelProfile.LiveBroadcasting);
    await _engine.setClientRole(ClientRole.Broadcaster);
    // Join a channel
    await _engine.joinChannel(null, '<CHANNEL_NAME>', null, 0);

  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return Scaffold(
      appBar: AppBar(
        title: Text('Video Call'),
      body: Center(
        child: Text('Agora Video Streaming'),

  void dispose() {
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By combining the power of Flutter for cross-platform UI development and the versatility of Agora for real-time communication, developers can create engaging and interactive video streaming applications. Whether it's for social networking, online education, or remote collaboration, Flutter and Agora provide the tools needed to deliver seamless and immersive experiences to users worldwide. Start building your own real-time video streaming app today!

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