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Zoiper Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to Zoiper for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Jami, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Zoiper and 13 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Zoiper are Wire, Zulip, Linphone and Empathy.

Zoiper alternatives are mainly Instant Messengers but may also be Video Calling Apps or Group Chat Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Zoiper.
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  1. Jami icon

    Jami

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Jami (formerly GNU Ring, SFLphone) positions itself as a potential free Skype replacement

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedJami is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedJami is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeJami doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionJami has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ Screen SharingYou can use Jami to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
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    Wire

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    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.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionWire has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ Screen SharingYou can use Wire to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedWire is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Multiple Account supportWire support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
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    This alternative is disputed. Wire is still a legitimate alternative to Zoiper, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    Wire does not do SIP. Zoiper is a SIP softphone

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    no SIP with is the base for VOIP

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    Zoiper allows you to call a regular phone number using a standard VoIP service (SIP or IAX) - the other person doesn't have to use Zoiper.

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    Main funcionality from Zoiper: SIP. It's not supported by Wire

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    Wire doesn't do SIP which is what Zoiper does.

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    They're completely different things. Zoiper does SIP and IAX. Wire is a proprietary setup.

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  3. Zulip is a group chat app in which messages are threaded by topic, helping you have long-running, organized conversations.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownZulip supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingZulip supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Zulip is not a SIP client

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    Linphone

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Xfce

    Linphone is one of the most famous open source softphones in the world. It is fully SIP-based, for all calling, presence and IM features.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionLinphone has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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    Linphone is quite half-baked if you do not use their full system.

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  5. Empathy is a messaging program which supports text, voice, video chat, and file transfers over many different protocols. You can tell it about your accounts on all those services and do all your chatting within one application.

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    Discontinued

    Empathy is currently unmaintained. Last version, 3.25, released in August 2017, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    YakYak

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Hangouts

    Desktop client for Google Hangouts.

    ⚫︎ PortableYakYak can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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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

    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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  8. Blink is the best real-time communications client using the SIP protocol.

    ⚫︎ Screen SharingYou can use Blink to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionBlink has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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    QuteCom

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com

    QuteCom is a community of enthusiasts and developers, creating free software products related to communication over IP.

    ⚫︎ PortableQuteCom can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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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    Spreed

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Spreed is the worldwide unified web conferencing service offering integrated web and telephone conferencing. It is based on Flash Player. Free service includes 3 attendees and max 1.5h meetings. Single events or monthly service can be purchased.

    ⚫︎ PDF annotationSpreed support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ Screen SharingYou can use Spreed to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
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