10 of the Best VoIP Apps for Your Desktop


10 of the Best VoIP Apps for Your Desktop

Services such as Skype has set off a revolution in VoIP programs, apps, and hardware that to bypass traditional phone switching networks in favor of digitized, over-the-internet voice calls, instant messaging, and video conferencing.

Businesses can easily benefit by using telepresence and video conferencing to cut down on travel costs and families can get in touch with distant loved ones that won't cost thousands and a weekend of travel.

Best VoIP apps for your desktop:

    1. Skype - One of the first popular applications of the Voice over IP revolution.
    2. Google Voice & Google+ Hangouts - Google Voice is for making and receiving telephone calls, receiving and transcribing voicemail, SMS messaging, and more.
    3. ooVoo - an instant messaging and voice/video calling service featuring instant messaging, text chat, video calls and messaging, and 12-way video conferencing.
    4. Viber - syncs with your Viber account and allows you to send free instant messages and audio or video calls to other Viber contacts over the internet.
    5. Ekiga - (formerly GnomeMeeting) is a free, open source, multi-platform softphone, instant messaging, and video conferencing app that supports some of the most popular internet telephony protocols (SIP and H.23).

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