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    Linphone Alternatives

    Linphone is described as 'is one of the most famous open source softphones in the world. It is fully SIP-based, for all calling, presence and IM features' and is a very popular Video Calling App in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Linphone for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Windows, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Jitsi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Linphone are Tox (Free, Open Source), Jami (Free, Open Source), Wire (Free Personal, Open Source) and Conversations (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 11, 2022
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    Linphone is one of the most famous open source softphones in the world. It is fully SIP-based, for all calling, presence...
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    1. Jitsi (previously SIP Communicator) is an audio/video and chat communicator with full encryption that supports protocols such as SIP, XMPP/Jabber, ICQ/AIM, Windows Live, Yahoo!, GTalk/Hangouts extensions, as well as OTR, ZRTP, etc.
      Most users think Jitsi is a great alternative to Linphone.
    2. With the rise of widespread government monitoring programs, Tox is an easy to use application that allows you to connect with friends and loved ones without anyone else listening in.
      Tox vs Linphone opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Tox is still a legitimate alternative to Linphone, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      etuverma187 Linphone is an SIP client and connects to VOIP services, Tox is not an SIP client but rather a secure messaging client
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

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    3. Jami (formerly GNU Ring, SFLphone) positions itself as a potential free Skype replacement
    4. Wire is the most secure collaboration platform featuring messenger, voice, video, conference calls, file-sharing, and external collaboration –all protected by the most secure end-to-end-encryption.
      Wire vs Linphone opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Wire is still a legitimate alternative to Linphone, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Linphone provides a SIP client interoperable with many standards-compliant VOIP services. Wire is not a SIP client instead it provides access to proprietary VOIP network.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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    5. Conversations is a privacy focused, open source XMPP Texting [Jabber] client for Android 4.0+ smart phones with wife-approved easy encryption [OTR, OMEMO, or GPG].


    6. Facebook Messenger is a faster way to message. Reach friends right on their phones, get and send messages fast, message everyone at once and more.
    7. Open source Jabber (XMPP) client with multi-account support, clean and simple interface. Being both free (as in freedom!) and ad-free, Xabber is designed to be the best Jabber client for Android .
      Xabber vs Linphone opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Xabber is not a soft phone solution, only instant messaging.
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

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    8. FluffyChat is an open, nonprofit and cute matrix messenger app for Ubuntu Touch, Android and iOS.
    9. MicroSIP is a free portable SIP softphone for Windows based on PJSIP stack.
    10. FaceTime is a video calling software feature developed by Apple for the iOS and Mac OS.
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