Ekiga (formerly known as GnomeMeeting) is an open source SoftPhone, Video Conferencing and Instant Messenger application over the Internet. It supports HD sound quality ...
- Free • Open Source
- Video Calling App
- Instant Messenger
What is Ekiga?
Ekiga (formerly known as GnomeMeeting) is an open source SoftPhone, Video Conferencing and Instant Messenger application over the Internet. It supports HD sound quality and video up to DVD size and quality. Because it uses both of the major telephony standards (SIP and H.323), it is interoperable with many service providers and many types of hardware and software.
Ease of use with a modern Graphical User Interface Audio and Video free calls through the internet Free Instant Messaging through the internet with Presence support Audio (and video) calls to landlines and cell phones with support to the cheapest service providers High Definition Sound (wideband) and Video Quality up to DVD quality (high framerate, state of the art quality codec and frame size) Free of choice of the service provider SMS to cell phones if the service provider supports it (like the default provider) Standard Telephony features support like Call Hold, Call Transfer, Call Forwarding, DTMF Remote and Local Address Book support: Remote Address Book support with authentification using the standard LDAP technology, Local Address support in Gnome (Evolution) Multi platform: Windows and GNU/Linux Wide interoperability: Ekiga use the main deployed standards for telephony protocols (SIP and H.323) and has been tested with a wide range of softphones, hardphones, PBX and service providers
The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 4.0.1 stable and 5.0, released in 2013 and 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website
Comments and Reviews
Recent user activities on Ekiga
- Jarve thinks Signal is an alternative to Ekiga
- sed liked Ekiga
- DanMan thinks Jitsi Desktop is an alternative to Ekiga
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.