8 Best VoIP Software for Windows, Mac and Linux
I have tried to gather 8 best Voip software for windows, mac and Linux users. Its now up to you which is best and cheapest of them all. Mostly all provide free pc to pc calls.
1) Skype: Skype VoIP software is most used and popular in the world. It offers free calls between Skype users, video calling, call forwarding, voicemail, conferencing, NAT traversal (easy to use without setting up your own router). It offers the SkypeOut service to call landlines and mobile and online numbers (SkypeIn) to receive calls.
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2) Gizmo5: Gizmo5 is a good cross-platform software (Windows, Mac, Linux) and VoIP features with ‘multi-network instant messaging (compatible with AIM, Windows Live, Yahoo, MySpace IM, GoogleTalk, ICQ, iChat, QQ, Gadu-Gadu and Jabber) , video conferencing, free calls to other Gizmo5 users and Google Talk calls to landlines and mobile and international rates. It offers GizmoOut, GizmoIn, free number to receive calls, support for SIP account / Asterisk (you can use VoIP as a second operator for calls, VoipStunt for fixed numbers).
3) VoipStunt: VoipStunt is very well known software for Windows, with a few features’ in addition to telephony. It offers a VoIP service for free calls to landlines or very low rates to other destinations. Calls to landlines are free but communication is limited to one minute of conversation. This limitation can be removed on the site by buying a credit of 10 euros, to be used 120 days to make calls to mobile numbers or international numbers. The credit must be used at least partially within the 120 days or will be lapsed.
3) Ineen: Ineen From the creators of X-ten, Ineen phone software is an excellent open-source SIP-based video conferencing (up to 4 people), audio conferencing (10 people), Presence Awareness and ability ‘to record calls. Available for Mac and Windows.
4) Windows Live Messenger: Windows Live Messenger is very famous instant messaging service use it for voice chat.
Download Windows Live Messenger
5) Google Talk: Google Talk Another Famous and widely used instant messaging service and free calls PC2PC.
Download Google Talk
6) Yahoo Messenger: One of the most popular instant messaging software and voice calls to the traditional network.
Download Yahoo Messenger 11
7) Lycos Phone : With Lycos Phone one can do instant Messaging, Video Conferencing, U.S. number for free, discounts on calls to the traditional line. Lycos Phone is a free downloadable SIP soft phone.
Download Lycos Phone
8) ICQ 7.5: ICQ is a instant messaging software with with service termination to the traditional network to $ 0.2 per minute.
Download ICQ 7.5