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Asterisk Alternatives

Asterisk is described as 'is free software that transforms a computer into a communication server. Asterisk lets you build applications like PBX, VoIP gateway, IVR and ACD' and is an app in the social & communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Asterisk for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is 3CX, which is free. Other great apps like Asterisk are FreeSWITCH, Wazo, FusionPBX and Kamailio.

Asterisk alternatives are mainly Text to Speech Services but may also be Phone Systems or Customer Support Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Asterisk.
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    3CX

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Microsoft Exchange Server
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Microsoft Office Suite
    32 alternatives to 3CX 

    The 3CX Phone System is the software-based private branch exchange (PBX) Phone system based on the SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) standard and enables extensions to make calls via the public switched telephone network (PSTN) or via Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services...

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    Almost everyone thinks 3CX is a great alternative to Asterisk.
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    Easy to use, easy to install, feature rich

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    It's a soft phone, not a VoIP server / exchange

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  2. FreeSWITCH icon

    FreeSWITCH

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    23 alternatives to FreeSWITCH 

    FreeSWITCH is a scalable open source cross-platform telephony platform designed to route and interconnect popular communication protocols using audio, video, text or any other form of media. It was created in 2006 to fill the void left by proprietary commercial solutions.

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    Wazo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    34 alternatives to Wazo 

    Wazo is mainly an IPBX that provides communication services such audio, video, and instant messaging based on the use of standard network technologies such as the TCP/IP protocol. It is interoperable with most market telephony systems and gives users access to flexible and...

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsWazo can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    FusionPBX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    11 alternatives to FusionPBX 

    FusionPBX is an open source FreeSWITCH GUI. FusionPBX can be used as a high available single or domain based multi-tenant PBX, carrier grade switch, call center server, fax server, voip server, voicemail server, conference server, voice application server, appliance framework...

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    Kamailio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    19 alternatives to Kamailio 

    Kamailio® (successor of former OpenSER and SER) is an open source SIP server released under GPL, able to handle thousands of call setups per second. Among features: asynchronous TCP, UDP and SCTP, secure communication via TLS for VoIP (voice, video); WebSocket support for...

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    1.  VoiP CallsKamailio allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).


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    RingCentral

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    89 alternatives to RingCentral 

    RingCentral Office integrates phone, video, meetings, and messaging in one reliable, easy-to-use solution. Unlimited local, long distance calling and faxing – anywhere within the US and Canada

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    Genesys

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    24 alternatives to Genesys 

    Our industry-leading solutions foster true omnichannel engagement, performing equally well across all channels, on-premise and in the cloud. Experience communication as it should be: fluid, instinctive and profoundly empowering.

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    1.  Text to SpeechGenesys allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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    miniSIPServer

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Raspberry Pi
    11 alternatives to miniSIPServer 

    You will be able to setup your own VOIP system in ONE HOUR. miniSIPServer can run on Windows, Linux and even Raspberry Pi. We can also run it on kinds of virtual machine systems, such as Hyper-V, VMWare, KVM, Xen.

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    RingCentral Engage Digital

    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    63 alternatives to RingCentral Engage Digital 

    Leading brands use RingCentral Engage Digital SaaS software applications to make it easier to manage their online customer service activities. Our clients enjoy lower operating costs while increasing customer satisfaction and improving brand equity.

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  10. Yate - Yet Another Telephony Engine icon

    Yate - Yet Another Telephony Engine

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    30 alternatives to Yate - Yet Another Telephony Engine 

    Yate is a softswitch (concept of separating the network hardware from network software).

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    Carrier type services - not targeted as a PBX

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