Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Linphone- An Open source SIP phone for desktop & mobile

Linphone is an open source VOIP software capable of making voice, video and IM using the SIP protocol. This gives users easy access to a host of SIP VOIP operators across the world. You can also use Linphone's free SIP voice/video.

Linpone on Android

It's cross platform, available for Windows, Linux, Android, iPhone and Blackberry. Among its features are

  • Support for simultaneous multiple calls with call management features like hold with music, transfer etc
  • Efficient bandwidth management
  • Support for plugins
  • Support for any webcam with a V4L or V4L2 driver under linux and Directshow driver on windows
  • Video with codecs: H263, H263-1998, MPEG4, theora and H264 (thanks to a plugin based on x264), with resolutions from QCIF(176x144) to SVGA(800x600) among others

Linphone is available in the App Store on iPhone, Android Market, and Blackberry. It is also available in the Ubuntu repos and as a .exe file for Windows. 

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