Telephone

Telephone

Web site: 64characters.com/telephone/
Category: Network
Subcategory: VoIP Clients
Platform: OS X
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Objective-C, Swift
First release: 2015 ?
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Telephone – a VoIP program which allows you to make phone calls over the internet. It can be used to call regular phones via any appropriate SIP provider. If your office or home phone works via SIP, you can use that phone number on your Mac anywhere you have decent internet connection.

Telephone Pro is a subscription that unlocks the full call history, allows 30 simultaneous calls, and supports app development. Please consider buying it to make ongoing development possible.

QuteCom

QuteCom

Web site: qutecom.org (not active)
Category: Network
Subcategory: VoIP Clients, Instant Messengers
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++, Qt
First release: June 25, 2005
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QuteCom (previously: WengoPhone) – a free, open source software SIP-compliant VoIP client developed by the QuteCom (previously OpenWengo).

The application is available for Windows, Linux, OS X and Windows Mobile. It allows users to make free phone calls over the Internet from one computer to other with SIP compatible software. You can also make calls to landlines or mobile phones, send SMS messages and make video calls. These functions are not associated with any specific SIP provider, and therefore can be used with any provider on the market.

The application is not under development any more, and the last version was released in 2011.

TRIfA

TRIfA

Web site: github.com/zoff99/ToxAndroidRefImpl
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: Android
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 2017
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TRIfA – an open source, a Tox reference implementation for Android and a Tox client for Android. It uses the peer-to-peer Tox protocol.

To get offline messages for your TRIfA App, install ToxProxy on your RaspberryPi and leave it running at home.

Venom

Venom

Web site: github.com/naxuroqa/Venom
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: Linux
License: GPL
Interface:
Programing language: ?
First release: October 1, 2013
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Venom – a modern Tox client for the GNU/Linux desktop.

Features:
– Encrypted profiles
– Secure, private messaging
– Read receipts
– Contact aliases
– Customizable avatars
– Emojis +1
– File transfers
– Screenshot sharing
– Group chats
– Socks5 Proxy support
– Spell checking
– Sound notifications
– Faux offline messaging
– Voice and video chat

Miranda NG

Miranda NG

Web site: miranda-ng.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: November 2016
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Miranda NG – a successor of a popular multi-protocol instant messaging client for Windows – Miranda IM. It is very light on system resources and extremely fast.

It supports protocols such as: Discord, Em-LAN, Facebook, Gadu-Gadu, ICQ/MRA, IRC, Jabber, MinecraftDynmap, Omegle, Sametime, Skype, Steam, Tox, Twitter, VKontakte.

New plugins or languages can be installed automatically through PluginUpdater.
Sound files are included in the installer, but not in 7-zip archives.
Skins, icons, smileys and sounds are compatible with Miranda IM so you can download them from the addons site.

Supported Operating Systems are: Windows 2003 / XP (SP 3) / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10.

MicroSIP

MicroSIP

Web site: microsip.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: VoIP
Platform: Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C, C++
First release: June 10, 2011
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MicroSIP – an open source portable SIP softphone application based on PJSIP stack for MS Windows.

It allows to do high quality VoIP calls (person-to-person or on regular telephones) via open SIP protocol. From cloud of SIP providers you can choose best for you, register account and use it with MicroSIP. You’ll get free person-to-person calls and cheap international calls.

Main features:
– small footprint (>2.5MB) and RAM usage (>5MB) – written in C and C++ with minimal possible system resources usage
– usability – user friendly in daily usage
– functionality – voice; video H.264 and H.263+, VP8; SIMPLE messaging (RFC 3428) and presence (RFC 3903, 6665); DTMF In-band, RCF2833, SIP-INFO.
– compatibility – conform to SIP standards
– voice quality – supports best voice codecs: Opus, G.711 A-law and μ-law, G.722, G.721.1, G.723, G.729, GSM, AMR, AMR-WB, iLBC, Speex, SILK and Linear PCM mono/stereo.
– WebRTC echo cancellation algorithm and voice activity detection
– privacy – configurable encryption TLS / SRTP for control and media
– portability – has no additional dependencies and stores setting in ini file
– multilanguage and RTL support, localization for brazilian, bulgarian, chinese, dutch, estonian, finnish, french, german, hebrew, hungarian, italian, korean, norwegian, polish, russian (микросип), spanish, swedish, ukrainian, …
– can be used by people with visual impairments using screen reader software such as NVDA

Tok

Tok

Web site: tok.life
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: Android, iOS
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C, Java
First release: 2019
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Tok – an easy-to-use application for peer-to-peer communication. We use end-to-end encryption technologies to secure your conversations. With TOK, you can send messages, photos, videos and files of any type without anyone else listening in. TOK’s goal is to make the world connect freely. It is forked from Antox and Antidote.

A phone number or an email address is not required to create your TOK account. Your personal information is not traceable to a phone number or email address. All communication is interfaced with a randomly generated alpha-numeric user ID.

All conversations are immediately encrypted from end to end during transmission.

TOK’s peer-to-peer communication platform has no central server. After end-to-end encryption, any third party, even TOK engineers, can’t access your conversations.

Features:
– 1v1 messages
– Audio
– Audio filtering
– Audio notifications
– Avatars
– Changing nospam
– Chat logs
– Contact aliases
– File transfer
– Message splitting
– Multilingual
– Multiprofile
– Profile import/export
– Save file encryption

Antox

Antox

Web site: github.com/Antox/Antox
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: Android
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Scala
First release: March 2014
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Antox – an Android 4+ client for project Tox – secure peer to peer messaging. It aims to bring the full multimedia support Tox offers to your device, although it’s still currently in heavy development. Antox is currently available for alpha testing on Google Play and F-Droid.

It supports for stickers, geo-location, and other services offered by competing instant messaging applications are currently being decided upon.

Features:
– One to one messaging
– File transfers
– Avatars
– Partial A/V support

The project founder is Mark Winter.

The last version of Antox was released in 2014.

Toxic

Toxic

Web site: github.com/Jfreegman/toxic
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X
License: GPL
Interface: ncurses
Programing language: C
First release: 2013 (?)
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Toxic – a ncurses-based Tox client which offers an instant messaging and video chat features. It is a text based application which uses the ncurses interface.

The project founder is JFreegman.