Wednesday, February 22, 2006

VoIP Firefox Extension from WengoPhone

WengoPhone, GPL licensed VoIP client is now available as an extension for Mozilla Firefox. The software makes use of SIP and defaults to the patent free Speex audio codec. Neuf Telecom is offering the optional Wengo call out service to connect users to the public telephone network.

The labeled beta 0.66 version is more limited in scope than the prior, non XUL renamed WengoPhoneClassic. It is available for Firefox 1.5 and later on would be available on Windows and Mac, although closed beta tests are being conducted with Linux.

The framework supports video in addition to voice chat, SMS text messaging to and from public telephone network and XMPP presence and messaging.

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