Best Software For VoIP

VOIP setup and troubleshooting
hbfix2
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Post by hbfix2 » Fri Jul 03, 2009 9:50 am

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:

http://braintel.net.pk/xpro-cnf.htm

I have not tried this yet, it must be worth a look.

Dazzled
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Re: Best Software For VoIP

Post by Dazzled » Fri Jul 03, 2009 10:07 am

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/

wmfoster2001
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Re: Best Software For VoIP

Post by wmfoster2001 » Mon Nov 02, 2009 12:48 pm

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.
#4.1.1.1 JL on 2009-10-30 14:58 (Reply)

'perfect'
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.
#4.1.1.1.1 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

T.
#4.1.1.1.1.1 Thomas Houseman on 2009-10-30 22:37 (Reply)

It was more difficult than we ever thought.
#4.1.1.1.1.1.1 JL on 2009-10-31 08:54 (Reply)

pooch2
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Re: Best Software For VoIP

Post by pooch2 » Wed Dec 16, 2009 8:28 am

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.

ebay 250518109532

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