- VoIP Internet Phone Mac
Asterisk is a complete PBX in software. It runs on Linux and other Unix based systems and provides all of the features you would expect from a PBX and more. Asterisk does voice over IP in three protocols, and can interoperate with almost all standards-based telephony equipment using relatively inexpensive hardware. Asterisk provides Voicemail services with Directory, Call Conferencing, Interactive Voice Response, Call Queuing. It has support for three-way calling, caller ID services, ADSI, SIP and H.323. Check the Features section for a more complete list. Asterisk needs no additional hardware for Voice over IP. For interconnection with digital and analog telephony equipment, Asterisk supports a number of hardware devices, most notably all of the hardware manufactured by Asterisk's sponsors, Digium.
- The Skype brings VoIP to the Mac
Skype launched a version of its internet telephony service for users of Apple computers on Tuesday, as it battles a growing number of competitors offering voice over IP (VoIP) products. Skype for Mac OS X is presently at the beta stage and can be downloaded from www.skype.com. A Skype spokesman said: "This is very significant. It means Skype users can speak for free to other Skype users seamlessly across a wide range of platforms. Various versions of Skype already exist for the Windows, Linux and Pocket PC operating systems. The company's SkypeOut service also lets users call telephone lines and mobiles, with prices starting at 1.7 euro cents per minute.
- VoIP Mac- IP Telephony and voice
Welcome to the mac VoIP web site, a resource for those interested in Voice over IP using standards-based systems like Linux and Mac OS X. This site is maintained by me, Ted Wallingford. I'm an executive technologist, networking consultant, and the author of the book, Switching to VoIP, published by O'Reilly Media. The book discusses the practical issues involved in migrating from legacy telephony to next-generation Voice-over-Internet systems, from the standpoint of an end-support person who has done several VoIP rollouts. My most recent book is called VoIP Hacks, which contains 100 practical tips and tools for Internet Telephony.
- Skype ships more 'Mac-specific' VoIP
Skype has posted version 1.5 of its VoIP client for Mac OS X. It's a pre-release test version and while Skype said the software was now even more Mac friendly than before, the OS X incarnation is still lagging some way behind the Windows release. The update sports a "simplified", Mac-specific user interface, a Spotlight-style contact search system and improved integration with Mac OS X's Address Book and Microsoft's Entourage. You can also show your online status on the web.
- Skype Releases VOIP Software for
VOIP provider Skype released final versions of its software for the Macintosh and Linux on Tuesday morning. Skype originally released both versions of its software in beta form. All of Skype's features, including its global address book, the ability to manage "presence" across different locations, and the ability to send files, have been included in the shipping versions, according to Skype. An additional service called SkypeOut allows Skype users to connect to mobile and landline phones for the price of a local call. Skype for Mac OS X 1.0 requires a Macintosh computer with Mac OS X v10.3 or newer, a G3, G4, or G5 processor, a minimum 400 MHz processor, 128 MB RAM, 20 MB free hard drive disk space, sound card, speakers, microphone and an Internet connection.