Jitsi (formerly: SIP Communicator)


Jitsi is an audio/video Internet phone and instant messenger that supports some of the most popular VoIP and instant messaging protocols such as SIP, Jabber, AIM/ICQ, MSN, Yahoo! Messenger, Bonjour and a whole lot of other useful features including:


  • Voice and video calls using SIP and XMPP/Jingle (Actually the only XMPP/Jingle Client for Windows I know of)
  • Desktop streaming and sharing
  • Call encryption with SRTP and ZRTP
  • Conference calls - also across accounts (audio so far - video and destop streaming in the works)
  • File transfer for XMPP, AIM/ICQ, .NET Messenger Service, Yahoo!
  • Direct media connection establishment (P2P) with the ICE protocol
  • Instant messaging encryption with Off-the-Record Messaging
  • Attended and blind call transfer
  • Auto away
  • Awto answer
  • Auto forward
  • Auto re-connect
  • Call recording
  • Encrypted password storage using a master password
  • IPv6 support for SIP and XMPP
  • Media relaying with the TURN protocol and Jingle Nodes
  • Wideband audio with Skype's SILK, G.722 and Speex
  • DTMF with SIP INFO, RTP (RFC 2833 and 4733) and Inband

Supported Protocols

  • XMPP (Google Talk, LJ Talk, Gizmo5, Facebook Chat, ...)
  • SIP
  • .NET Messenger Service (commonly known as MSN Messenger or Windows Live Messenger; no multimedia support)
  • Bonjour (Apple's implementation of Zeroconf)
  • OSCAR (AIM/ICQ/.Mac)
  • Yahoo! (only basic chat and file transfers)

Tested Interoperability

  • Asterisk (Video and Audio)
  • Linphone (Video and Audio)
  • Ekiga (Video with additional H264 codecs, Audio)
  • Empathy (XMPP/Jingle - without encryption, Video and Audio)
  • Google Talk (Video and Audio)

Jitsi (SIP Communicator) supports multiple operating systems, including

  • Windows
  • Unix-like systems such as Linux, BSD.
  • Mac OS X

SIP Communicator is completely Open Source / Free Software, and is freely available under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License
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Created by: admin, Last modification: Sun 22 of Jul, 2012 (23:29 UTC) by emcho
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