Ekiga is a free Voice over IP, IP Telephony and Video-Conferencing application for Linux and other Unices (e.g BSD, OpenSolaris or MacOSX). It was written by Damien Sandras and is licensed under the GNU/GPL.

Ekiga is able to use modern Voice over IP protocols like SIP, and H.323. It supports all major features defined by those protocols like call hold, call transfer, call forwarding, ... It also supports basic instant messaging, and has advanced support for NAT traversal.

Ekiga supports the best audio and video codecs (including H.263+, H.264, MPEG4 and THEORA), and has wideband support for a superior audio quality, together with echo cancellation.

It also supports SIP/SIMPLE presence, and interoperates nicely with Asterisk.

Created by: dsandras, Last modification: Wed 24 of Sep, 2008 (11:23 UTC)
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