VOIP setup and troubleshooting
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VoIP Admin wrote:
All freely available softphones only support G.711, softphones that have G.729 support are paid versions.
If you are going to pay for a softphone with G.729 support i would suggest and ATA device as it is much better than sitting in front of the computer with your microphone and speakers
That is my thoughts anyways.
I have just seen a free softphone which claims to support G729.
Here is the link:
I have not tried this yet, it must be worth a look.
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Grab it while you can. This is subject to breach of copyright claims (software and codec) , and gets deleted from this forum when it shows up. G729 has a very expensive royalty fee. See http://www.sipro.com/g729_licterms.php
There is an efficient free codec - speex - but the phone companies pretend not to know. Open source softphones usually support speex. http://speex.org/
Xpro is remarkably similar to a well known softphone. You can pay for a version with G.729 included at https://secure.counterpath.com/store/counterpath/
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Interesting post from John Linton's blog:
We will shortly release a 'perfect' VoIP over mobile application.
I have been using our beta version for a year now with no problems.
#18.104.22.168 JL on 2009-10-30 14:58 (Reply)
I will beleive it when I see it and use it.
There has been no updates on this beta since the start of 2009.
It also has an issue with Samsung Symbian S60 Phones.
#22.214.171.124.1 SH on 2009-10-30 16:35 (Reply)
Me too... we've only been asking for an update in this thread for about 6 months...
http://forum.exetel.com.au/viewtopic.ph ... &start=135
#126.96.36.199.1.1 Thomas Houseman on 2009-10-30 22:37 (Reply)
It was more difficult than we ever thought.
#188.8.131.52.1.1.1 JL on 2009-10-31 08:54 (Reply)
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xten lite here too.
tried a few mics and headsets.
the one here for $1 and $1.84 postage is hard to beat for the money.
very clear and good mic volume.