Listing of free VoIP softphone applications

A softphone lets you access your VoIP service on any Internet-connected device. For a general overview of softphone applications we have categorized a list of a view that are available

The table is separated into applications that are freely configured for any provider and those that are linked to a particular VoIP service provider. For an extensive list of available softphone applications please refer to www.voip-info-org.

In addition we have listed a few instant messaging apps that are also capable of Voice over IP.

Business VoIP providers that offer softphones with their service

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Name

Brief description

 

Free choice of provider


X-Lite 3.0
Free Client, Good features counterpath.com
Eyebeam X-Lite Pro -with video feature - not free counterpath.com
Global IP Free Client, Many features PC Phone
SJPhone Beta test version -free SJLabs.com
SIPPS Encypted, Instant messaging NERO.com
SNOM 360 Emulation of the Snom 360 Hardware for WIN SNOM
MyJabber With Jabber messaging service MyJabber.net
SipEyePhone Easy to configure, very reliable eyepmedia
Firefly Softphone Messaging Firefly with low bandwidth requirements firefly

Twinkle Softphone

SIP Softphone for Linux Twinkle Softphone
Openzoep VoIP and IM engine based on SIP Openzoep
PhonerLite Free SIP Softphone, easy to use PhonerLite
Express talk Supports 4 lines,call transfer, Address book Express Talk
 

Pre-configured clients


Globe7

SIP softphone powered by IPTV with PC to PC,
PC to landline, free fax and real time video calling

Globe7
Babble Messaging Babble.net
Stanaphone Pre-configured Stanaphone
MPQ Phone Pre-configured, Video conferencing Cubus
Pulver Communicator FWD Client with instant messaging FWD
Skype Pre-configured Skype
click4netphone Pre-configured Click4.com
DingoTel Pre-configured DingoTel
PC2Call Pre-configured PC2Call
Wengophone 2.0
Compatible to MSN, Jabber, AOL, Yahoo
Wengo
Yahoo Voice IM and now with soft phone, great rates Yahoo Voice
Lycos Phone See Globe7
MondoTalk Pre-configured Mondotalk
Gootec Pre-configured Gootec
Gizmo Project Good voice quality,Conference rooms, complete Gizmo Project
 

Messenger with VoIP


AIM Instant messaging AOL
ICQ Phone Instant messaging ICQ.com
MSN Instant messaging Microsoft
Google Talk Instant messaging Google Talk
 

IP Calls


Teamspeak Professional conference software goTeamSpeak
Ventrilo Multiplatform conference software Ventrilo
VoIPerized Conference software VOIPerized



Residential VoIP providers that offer softphones with their service

VoIPo - $149 for 2 years of phone service
ITP - Residential Compare Table
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