Re: SIP services and softphones: what do you guys use?
On Sat, 2011-03-12 at 17:25 -0500, Rob Owens wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 12:02:50AM +0200, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > I'm trying to get rid of proprietary Skype and two of my most
> > important contacts are willing to give SIP a try. We all installed
> > Ekiga and signed up for ~@ekiga.net SIP addresses, but the sound
> > quality was very choppy and unusable. They are both on Windows.
> > Is there an better softphone? Is there a better sip address service
> > than ekiga.net? Is there a better softphone for Windows than Ekiga?
> I haven't used ekiga in about a year, but I always found their service
> to be spotty. iptel.org was much more reliable, and you can use it with
> the Ekiga software.
> The only other softphone I've used is Twinkle. It worked, but I didn't
> use it for very long. I was just testing the encryption. When I tried
> it, I think it was the only Linux softphone that supported encryption.
I don't spend a lot of time in Windows but I believe the two big freely
available softphones are SJPhone and 3CX - John