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    Skype is the most popular free voice-over IP and instant messaging service globally. It allows users to text, video and voice call over the internet. Users can also call landlines and mobiles at competitive rates using Skype credit...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry Chrome OS Windows RT Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear PortableApps.com

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    Hangouts is a messaging app that lets you send and receive messages, photos and more, and even start free video and voice calls – one to one or with a group! "Hangouts" are places used to facilitate group video chat (with...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad Chrome Android Wear

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    Tox

    Send messages, files, create groups and make Tox to Tox audio and video calls. Securely.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet BSD

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    Signal

    TextSecure and RedPhone have been merged to create Signal! Using Signal, you can communicate instantly while avoiding SMS fees, create groups so that you can chat in real time with all your friends at once, and share media or...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Chrome

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    Jitsi (previously SIP Communicator) is an audio/video and chat communicator with full end-to-end encryption that supports protocols such as SIP, XMPP/Jabber, ICQ/AIM, Windows Live, Yahoo!, GTalk/Hangouts extensions, as well as OTR...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android BSD

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    Linphone is an internet phone or Voice Over IP phone (VoIP). With Linphone you can communicate freely with people over the internet, with voice, video, and text instant messaging. Linphone makes use of the SIP protocol, an open...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Windows Mobile Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Xfce

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    Wire

    Wire is a secure and private messenger for phones, tablets and desktop. Crystal clear voice and video calls, private group chats, file sharing, audio and video messages - everything is end-to-end encrypted. Wire works on Android, iOS...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad Microsoft Edge Chrome Opera Firefox

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    Ring

    Ring is a secure and distributed voice, video and chat communication platform that requires no centralized server and leaves the power of privacy in the hands of the user.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android

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    Riot.im

    Riot (formerly Vector) is an opensource interoperable app running on Web, iOS and Android. It is built around chat rooms, both public and private and provides messaging, filesharing, voice and video conferencing (beta on Android and...

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    ooVoo

    Free high quality video chat and video conferencing from ooVoo. Talk live face-to-face with up to 6 people at once.

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Kindle Fire

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    Nimbuzz

    Nimbuzz offers limited availablility free calls and limited availability free text messaging for users via 3G and WiFi. Calls to other Nimbuzz users are free. PAY to call mobile or landline phones for as little as $0.02/minute in...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Java Mobile S60 HP webOS Blackberry Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Chrome Kindle Fire

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    Bit Chat

    Technitium Bit Chat is a secure, peer-to-peer (p2p), open source instant messenger designed to provide end-to-end encryption. It can be used over Internet and private LAN networks for instant messaging and file transfer.

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    CSipSimple

    csipsimple will allow native sip for android device. It relies on the pjsip SIP stack and use the pjsip-jni project. The use of this native library will ensure a better speed, call quality and less battery consumption than...

    Open Source Android

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    What does it do: * Send/receive chat messages * Create/change conversations (rename, add people) * Leave/delete conversation * Notifications * Toggle notifications on/off * Drag-drop, copy-paste or...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Zoiper IAX & SIP multilanguage and multiplatform (Windows, Linux and Mac OS X) softphone is a VoIP soft client, meant to work with any IP-based communications systems and infrastructure. Zoiper Classic BIZ provides secure...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone Windows Phone

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    Voxeet

    Free HD conference calls up to 8 participants. High definition voice, 3D immersive sound.

    Free Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    OpenMeetings

    Openmeetings provides video conferencing, instant messaging, white board, collaborative document editing and other groupware tools using API functions of the Red5 Streaming Server for Remoting and Streaming. Features *...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    ÜberConference is the easiest and best way to make conference calls. Simply choose contacts from your address book and your conference will be created instantly. Participants don't even need to call in, as they will be dialed...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone

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    BigBlueButton

    BigBlueButton enables universities and colleges to deliver a high-quality learning experience to remote students. Our vision is that starting a web conference should be as easy as clicking a single metaphorical big blue button. As...

    Open Source Linux Self-Hosted

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    GoToMeeting

    Reliable, easy, effective web conferencing and online meetings. Work with anyone, anywhere. GoToMeeting allows you to host an online meeting with up to 15 people – so you can do more and travel less. Using our web conferencing...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    MicroSIP

    MicroSIP is a free portable SIP softphone for Windows based on PJSIP stack. It allowing to do high quality VoIP calls (P2P or on regular telephones) via open SIP protocol. From cloud of SIP providers you can choose best for you...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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    Extremely low bandwidth video collaboration software that supports application sharing, desktop sharing, file sharing, and PTZ camera control. Also, this client is free without support for commercial, personal, and government use.

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    Jump into a video chat with your friends without the need for creating accounts. Chat using just a WebRTC supported browser or phone. Features: - Video chat mobile devices or the browser - Encrypted communication - Chat with up...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    X-Lite

    Combining voice calls, video calls and Instant Messaging in a simple interface, CounterPath's X-Lite helps you seamlessly transition from a traditional phone environment into the world of Voice over IP. The latest release of...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    Brosix

    Brosix is a secure Instant Messaging and collaboration tool, ideal for everyday communication for business and leisure. Two different versions of Brosix give you the opportunity to choose the version best for you. » Brosix...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    Fring

    Fring is a VoIP (voice over internet) app that allows you to make 2-way video calls, voice calls and live chat for free, from your phone or iPod. It offers video calls to other Fring users on any advanced smartphone over both 3G...

    Freemium Android iPhone

    • Discontinued The apps seem to be no longer updated. Last versions, released in February 2014, can be still downloaded from the appstores.
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    Mark up websites, graphics, and photos, or start brainstorming on a blank canvas. Browse the web with your friends or make that conference call more productive than ever. No plug-ins, downloads, or firewall voodoo - its all here...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    QuteCom is a community of enthusiasts and developers, creating free software products related to communication over IP. The flagship product of the QuteCom project is a softphone which allows you to make free PC to PC video and voice...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.2.1, released in May 2011, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.
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    Speek

    At Speek we’re dedicated to bringing you super simple conference calling with no dial-ins, pins or downloads. Participants click the Speek link to start or join a call from their phone, web or mobile browser. You can see who’s joined...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Windows Phone

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    SeaFour.club

    SeaFour.club is a socket webchat supporting aesthetic username customization and stylized messages using a markup language similar to 'LISP', and supports a multitude of alternative clients. .

    Open Source Linux Web / Cloud

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    Toky

    Toky is an easy to setup phone support system for entrepreneurs and small business.

    Freemium Mac Linux Web / Cloud Android Android Tablet Chrome

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    tSIP

    Lightweight portable SIP softphone with BLF and customizable keypad built with libre/librem/baresip BSD-licensed stack.

    Open Source Windows

Ekiga Comments

Ekiga never works for me.

Negative Comment by Deafboy
about Ekiga Jun 2011

Client not working on Ubuntu, not working on Arch Linux, Ekiga as a SIP provider is horrible. Ekiga account is crap, never works for me.

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