Camera Tag vs Pipe

Pipe is a simple Camera Tag alternative. Here's why you should consider switching…

Hi there,

Thinking of making the switch to Pipe or one of the other Camera Tag competitors?

We want to make the decision as easy as possible, so we’ve put together some info that’ll help you decide which option is best for you. We hope this helps!




Pipe Saves You Development Time

Pipe is easier to implement and maintain


Dates & times in your time zone

Showing dates & times in YOUR time zone makes managing your Pipe videos & a lot easier.

Universal .mp4 video files

There are many types of .mp4 files, ours work on any browser and device.

Granular webhooks

5 different webhook events throughout the video recording, processing & storing process makes for accurate integrations.

Extensive codecs support

Rare files (.3gp || .amr) created by various Android devices are properly handled and converted to .mp4.

Correct orientation

We handle the orientation (portrait || landscape) of mobile videos so you don't have to.

iOS/Android SDKs

iOS and Android SDKs allow you to easily add video recording to your mobile apps.




Your Videos Will Be Secure

Secure recording, storage and APIs


Secure recording

All videos, from both our Flash and HTML5 video recording clients, are recorded through encrypted connections.

Secure storage

The vides can be securely pushed through SFTP to your web site or to your Amazon S3 bucket. We can also remove the file from our servers once it's pushed to yours.

Secure webhooks

Authenticated webhooks send over https ensure that 1) the notifications come from us 2) there's no man in the middle attack.




Pipe Is More Reliable

And can handle long videos; And has shorter upload times;


On desktops, Pipe streams the video data to the media server, while recording.

This solution is better than other solutions that involve recording locally + uploading because:

  1. The total recording time is shorter.
  2. The recorded video is safely stored in case of tab/browser/OS crash or accidental close.
  3. You can record long videos.




You'll Pay Less, Just 1¢/Min

And plans start at just $25/mo with 2500 minutes included.

Minutes Camera Tag Pipe Savings
1000 $35/mo $25/mo $120/year
2500 $150/mo $25/mo $1500/year
4000 $150/mo $40/mo $1320/year
12500 $450/mo $125/mo $3900year




Pipe Is Continuously Developed

We're working on Pipe every day to make it better in every way.


We're constantly

  1. talking to customers
  2. researching new tech & features
  3. clarifying documentation
  4. refactoring the UI
  5. extensively using our product

Our philosophy is to ship few well thought out, researched & documented quality features as opposed to flooding the product with every conceivable idea.

Start recording video with Pipe today

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