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Ekiga 3.2.7

It supports HD sound quality and video up to DVD size and quality.
It is interoperable with many other standard compliant softwares, hardwares and service providers as it uses both the major telephony standards (SIP and H.323).Ease of use with a modern Graphical User Interface.

Audio and Video free calls through the internet.
Free Instant Messaging through the internet with Presence support.
Audio (and video) calls to landlines and cell phones with support to the cheapest service providers.
High Definition Sound (wideband) and Video Quality up to DVD quality (high framerate, state of the art quality codec and frame size).
Free of choice of the service provider.
SMS to cell phones if the service provider supports it (like the default provider).
Standard Telephony features support like Call Hold, Call Transfer, Call Forwarding, DTMF.
Remote and Local Address Book support: Remote Address Book support with authentification using the standard LDAP technology, Local Address support in Gnome (Evolution).
Multi platform: Windows and GNU/Linux
Wide interoperability: Ekiga use the main deployed stantards for telephony protocols (SIP and H.323) and has been tested with a wide range of softphones, hardphones, PBX and service providers.

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History updates (Complete changelogs since the listing on this site)

3.2.7 [08-31-12]

  • Major overhaul of the main window
  • Add a new page in assistant with an introduction to accounts
  • Unregister accounts when quitting
  • Auto-answering to calls (in 3.3.0 in fact)
  • Faster startup by not getting canonical name of servers
  • Partial support of H.239
  • Speed up registration when packets get lost
  • Use optimised flags for H.264 video decoder
  • Limit history book to 100 entries, fixing some crashes
  • Improvements to the still experimental loudmouth plugin
  • Fix chat messages are received several times if several network interfaces
  • Set presence to offline upon quitting
  • Blacklist NSE, fixing registration with some registrars, such as Eutelia
  • Canonise address introduced when adding/editing a contact in roster
  • Use gnome icons instead of ekiga's own
  • Some fixes on online/offline presence
  • Disable IPv6 by default, which caused some problems (will be enabled later)
  • Fix a race condition in PulseAudio plugin
  • Initial support for handling multiple video streams (H.239)

Other versions : 3.3.2 [UNSTABLE] 3.3.1 [UNSTABLE] 3.3.0 [UNSTABLE]

v3.3.2 [UNSTABLE] [09-15-11]

  • after a (missed) incoming call during a communication, cannot be called anymore

v3.3.1 [UNSTABLE] [07-23-11]

  • presence works, but is not 100% reliable
  • after a (missed) incoming call during a communication, cannot be called anymore

v3.3.0 [UNSTABLE] [05-16-11]

  • Simplification of the GUI (stuff non relevant to most users)
  • Code more simple to understand

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