🏆 WebRTC - SFU - Simple, Secure, Scalable Real-Time Video Conferences Up to 4k, compatible with all browsers and platforms.

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MiroTalk SFU

Free WebRTC - SFU - Simple, Secure, Scalable Real-Time Video Conferences with support for up to 4k resolution. It's compatible with all major browsers and platforms

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  • Is 100% Free - Open Source (AGPLv3) - Self Hosted and PWA!
  • Unlimited conference rooms with no time limitations.
  • Live broadcasting streaming.
  • Translated into 133 languages.
  • Host protection to prevent unauthorized access.
  • User auth to prevent unauthorized access.
  • Room password protection.
  • Compatible with desktop and mobile devices.
  • Optimized mobile room URL sharing.
  • Webcam streaming with front and rear camera support for mobile devices.
  • Crystal-clear audio streaming with speaking detection and volume indicators.
  • Screen sharing for presentations.
  • File sharing with drag-and-drop support.
  • Choose your audio input, output, and video source.
  • Supports video quality up to 4K.
  • Supports advance Picture-in-Picture (PiP) offering a more streamlined and flexible viewing experience.
  • Record your screen, audio, and video.
  • Snapshot video frames and save them as PNG images.
  • Chat with an Emoji Picker for expressing feelings, private messages, Markdown support, and conversation saving.
  • ChatGPT (powered by OpenAI) for answering questions, providing information, and connecting users to relevant resources.
  • Speech recognition, execute the app features simply with your voice.
  • Push-to-talk functionality, similar to a walkie-talkie.
  • Advanced collaborative whiteboard for teachers.
  • Real-time sharing of YouTube embed videos, video files (MP4, WebM, OGG), and audio files (MP3).
  • Full-screen mode with one-click video element zooming and pin/unpin.
  • Customizable UI themes.
  • Right-click options on video elements for additional controls.
  • Supports REST API (Application Programming Interface).
  • Integration with Slack for enhanced communication.
  • Utilizes Sentry for error reporting.
  • And much more...


Direct Join


The username and password parameters are required when either host.protected or host.user_auth is set to true in the app/src/config.js file. The valid list of users is defined in the host.users configuration.

Host Protection Configuration

When host.protected or host.user_auth is enabled, the host/users must provide a valid username and password as specified in the app/src/config.js file.

Params Value Description


true if protection is enabled, false if not (default false) Requires the host to provide a valid username and password during room initialization.


true if user authentication is required, false if not (default false). Determines whether host authentication is required.

host.users JSON array with user objects: {"username": "username", "password": "password"}

List of valid host users with their credentials.


    host: {
        protected: true,
        user_auth: true,
        users: [
                username: 'username',
                password: 'password',
                username: 'username2',
                password: 'password2',
Room Initialization

To bypass the login page, join the room with URL parameters:

Participant Room Entry

If host.protected is enabled, participants can join after host authentication using:

If host.user_auth is enabled, participants can join with mandatory credentials:

Embed a meeting

To embed a meeting in your service or app using an iframe, use the following code:

    allow="camera; microphone; display-capture; fullscreen; clipboard-read; clipboard-write; autoplay"
    style="height: 100vh; width: 100vw; border: 0px;"

Quick Start

  • Before running MiroTalk SFU, ensure you have Node.js and all requirements installed. This project has been tested with Node version 16.X and 18.X.

  • Requirements install example for Ubuntu 20.04

# Gcc g++ make
$ apt-get update
$ apt-get install -y build-essential

Python 3.8 and pip

$ DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive apt-get install -y tzdata $ apt install -y software-properties-common $ add-apt-repository -y ppa:deadsnakes/ppa $ apt update $ apt install -y python3.8 python3-pip

NodeJS 18.X and npm

$ apt install -y curl dirmngr apt-transport-https lsb-release ca-certificates $ curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_18.x | bash - $ apt-get install -y nodejs $ npm install -g npm@latest

  • Start the server

# Clone this repo
$ git clone https://github.com/miroslavpejic85/mirotalksfu.git

Go to to dir mirotalksfu

$ cd mirotalksfu

Copy app/src/config.template.js in app/src/config.js and edit it if needed

$ cp app/src/config.template.js app/src/config.js

Install dependencies - be patient, the first time will take a few minutes, in the meantime have a good coffee ;)

$ npm install

Start the server

$ npm start

If you want to start the server on a different port than the default use an env var

$ PORT=3011 npm start

Note To run MiroTalk SFU on a Windows operating system, you can follow the instructions provided in this documentation.


# Copy app/src/config.template.js in app/src/config.js IMPORTANT (edit it according to your needs)
$ cp app/src/config.template.js app/src/config.js

Copy docker-compose.template.yml in docker-compose.yml and edit it if needed

$ cp docker-compose.template.yml docker-compose.yml

(Optional) Get official image from Docker Hub

$ docker-compose pull

Create and start containers

$ docker-compose up # -d

To stop and remove resources

$ docker-compose down


  • Ngrok/HTTPS: You can start a video conference directly from your local PC and make it accessible from any device outside your network by following these instructions, or expose it directly on HTTPS.

  • Self-hosting: For self-hosting MiroTalk SFU on your own dedicated server, please refer to this comprehensive guide. It will provide you with all the necessary instructions to get your MiroTalk SFU instance up and running smoothly.

  • Rest API: The API documentation uses swagger at https://localhost:3010/api/v1/docs or check it on live here.

    # The response will give you a entrypoint / Room URL for your meeting.
    $ curl -X POST "http://localhost:3010/api/v1/meeting" -H "authorization: mirotalksfu_default_secret" -H "Content-Type: application/json"
    $ curl -X POST "https://sfu.mirotalk.com/api/v1/meeting" -H "authorization: mirotalksfu_default_secret" -H "Content-Type: application/json"
    # The response will give you a entrypoint / URL for the direct join to the meeting.
    $ curl -X POST "http://localhost:3010/api/v1/join" -H "authorization: mirotalksfu_default_secret" -H "Content-Type: application/json" --data '{"room":"test","password":"false","name":"mirotalksfu","audio":"false","video":"false","screen":"false","notify":"false"}'
    $ curl -X POST "https://sfu.mirotalk.com/api/v1/join" -H "authorization: mirotalksfu_default_secret" -H "Content-Type: application/json" --data '{"room":"test","password":"false","name":"mirotalksfu","audio":"false","video":"false","screen":"false","notify":"false"}'

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Live Demo




  • Contributions are welcome and greatly appreciated!
  • Just run before npm run lint


MiroTalk SFU is free and open-source under the terms of AGPLv3 (GNU Affero General Public License v3.0). Please respect the license conditions, In particular modifications need to be free as well and made available to the public. Get a quick overview of the license at Choose an open source license.

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Diving into Additional MiroTalk Projects:

MiroTalk P2P

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MiroTalk C2C

Try also MiroTalk C2C peer to peer real-time video conferences, optimized for cam 2 cam. Unlimited time, unlimited concurrent rooms each having 2 participants.

MiroTalk BRO

Try also MiroTalk BRO Live broadcast (peer to peer) live video, audio and screen stream to all connected users (viewers). Unlimited time, unlimited concurrent rooms each having a broadcast and many viewers.

MiroTalk WEB

Try also MiroTalk WEB a platform that allows for the management of an unlimited number of users. Each user must register with their email, username, and password, after which they gain access to their personal dashboard. Within the dashboard, users can manage their rooms and schedule meetings using the desired version of MiroTalk on a specified date and time. Invitations to these meetings can be sent via email, shared through the web browser, or sent via SMS.

This project is tested with BrowserStack.

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