Subcategory: VoIP Clients
License: Freeware, Propietary
First release: February 1998
Phoner – a freeware softphone application for Microsoft Windows, from Win7 up to Win10. This application enables voice connections to landline , cellular network and VoIP .Phoner can be used as softphone on stationary and mobile computer devices attached to anlogue or digital (ISDN) subscriber lines and as SIP client. Phoner can be used in private and commercial environment.
– VoIP/SIP – SIP is the most used protocol for establishing voice calls over IP connections.
– CAPI – If the PC is connected to a PBX or PSTN with an ISDN terminal adapter , all supplementary services supported by CAPI can used.
– TAPI – It is a generic interface for all kinds of communication hardware. It can be a PBX,a telephone or a built-in PC hardware.
There is also PhonerLite, a specialized version of Phoner for VoIP/SIP only. There are no settings for CAPI and TAPI. Therefore configuration of PhonerLite is much easier. PhonerLite is a clearly arranged application for Windows. PhonerLite enables your PC to use it for Internet telephony (VoIP , Voice over IP ). Pre-conditions are a full-duplex sound card , a microphone and speakers (alternatively a headset), an Internet connection and an account from a provider supporting the protocol SIP. PhonerLite supports several SIP profiles, each configurable independently.
PhonerLite can be used, copied, and offered for download again without any fees in private and business environments.