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Wengo

Posted by freewarealternative on March 3, 2007

OpenWengo is an open source project, initiated by the French company Wengo, itself backed by neuf telecom. Our goal is to provide a standards-based VoIP platform – we are committed to providing unlimited free telephony and enhanced features to our users, while promoting innovative usage-driven services.

http://www.wengo.com/

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Gizmo

Posted by freewarealternative on March 3, 2007

Gizmo Project uses your internet connection (broadband or dial-up) to make calls to other computers. With the click of a mouse, you’re connected to friends, family, and colleagues anywhere on earth. It’s just that simple. You talk clearly. For as long as you want. For free. And with inexpensive add-ons like Call In and Call Out, you can talk to any telephone, mobile or landline on the planet.

Features:

  • Sound effects – Add Sound Effects to your calls. Open the Dialpad at the bottom of Gizmo Project window and press the emoticon button during a call. You can choose other sounds (or upload your own) from the options menu.
  • Check call quality – Click for the Call Quality Assitant to see bandwidth quality.
  • Pick online status. Green: Available, Red: Away/Do not disturb, Orange: Idle, Blue: On the phone, Grey: Invisible/Offline
  • Online status. Gives the current status of all your contacts.
  • Click Map It to view map of call locations. Get a detailed map of the location of each call.
  • Instant Messaging (IM) – Chat instantly with your contacts.
  • Person being called receives call subject. Let them know immediately the purpose of your call.
  • You can record any call on your Gizmo Project phone with the click of a button. The call record button is in the active call window, next to the mute and hold buttons.
  • Type in Gizmo name or number here to make a call. Gizmo to Gizmo call always free. You can also call any traditional phone using Call Out.
  • Share files with family and friends by clicking on the Send File button in the IM window. You can also send a file by selecting Send File under the Contacts menu.
  • Create a group chat and talk with all of your friends at once. To create or join a group chat select Join Group Chat under the Contacts menu.
  • You’re avatar is the picture that you show to the world. Click on Change in the Profile window, then browse your folders to find the picture you would like to use as your avatar.

http://www.gizmoproject.com/

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VoipStunt

Posted by freewarealternative on March 3, 2007

VoipStunt will offer you free phone calls AND free VoIP-In phone numbers all around the world. With VoipStunt you can call anywhere in the world at the lowest rates possible. And best of all, you can call several popular destinations for free. Just download VoipStunt, install and register the program and start calling!

http://www.voipstunt.com/

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Google Talk

Posted by freewarealternative on March 3, 2007

Google Talk is a simple and free way to talk with and send instant messages to your friends. Like Gmail, Google Talk uses Google’s innovative technologies to help people communicate more effectively and efficiently. Think of it as Google’s approach to communications.Google Talk is easy and intuitive to use. All you need to make free calls is an Internet connection, a microphone, and a speaker. After you download Google Talk, sign in with your Gmail username and password. Invite your friends to download Google Talk, and once they do, you’ll be able to talk or IM with them instantly.

http://www.google.com/talk/

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Skype

Posted by freewarealternative on March 3, 2007

Skype is software for calling other people on their computers or phones. Download Skype and start calling for free all over the world. The calls have excellent sound quality and are highly secure with end-to-end encryption. You don’t even need to configure your firewall or router or any other networking gear. Additionally it doesn’t just work on Windows. Skype is also for Mac OS X, Linux and PDAs using Pocket PC, with a native look and feel for each platform. Talking, sending instant messages or even file transfers work between different platforms like a charm.

Features:

  • Skype calling – Skype has all the features of an ordinary phone so its even easier to manage your calls.
  • Video calling – see who you are talking to at the same time as speaking to them.
  • Add Skype and SkypeOut contacts – Add contacts who use Skype and those who use ordinary phones so you can call more people.
  • Organising groups – group contacts under certain names and share them with your contacts so they can talk to them too.
  • Basic chat and emoticons – when it’s not convenient to call, chat or Instant Message (IM) your contacts.
  • Group chat – for when it’s easier to chat or Instant Message (IM) all your friends at once.
  • Profile settings – change how you appear to the world and let people know a bit about you.
  • Conference calling – talk to more than one friend at a time.
  • Import contacts – search your address book to find friends and family that already have a Skype name and start calling them for free.
  • View Outlook contacts – view and call your Microsoft Outlook® contacts quickly and directly from your Skype contact list.
  • Quickfilter and Speed-Dial – find Skype contacts, recent chats and SkypeOut contacts quickly and easily, then enter their Skype name to call them back quickly.

http://www.skype.com/

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IceChat

Posted by freewarealternative on March 3, 2007

IceChat is an IRC (Internet Relay Chat) program designed to run on Windows 9x/Me/2k/XP/2003. It is used to connect to IRC Servers and chat in channels with other IRC Users. You can connect IceChat to an unlimited number of servers, all in one session (No need to start multiple copies of IceChat)
IceChat was first being developed in 2000, and has gone through many changes in its Interface, Design, and of course its many features.
IceChat is FreeWare, meaning anyone can use it, at no cost.

http://www.icechat.net/site/

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Talkative IRC

Posted by freewarealternative on March 3, 2007

Join the hundreds of thousands people already connected to the largest chat network in the world! It’s only a download away.
Talkative IRC was made to accomodate the new internet users need for a stable and easy to use chat client. The IRC network is not a meetingplace for only the advanced users anymore.

http://www.talkative-irc.com/

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HydraIRC

Posted by freewarealternative on March 3, 2007

HydraIRC is an open-source IRC client with an attractive and easy to use interface. It supports DCC Chat and File transfers, Connecting to multiple servers, Dockable Floating Tabbed Windows, Autohiding Windows, DLL Plugins, Channel Monitoring, Message Logs, Event Viewer, Themes, Color schemes, Buddy groups, Audible and Visual Notifications , Reg-Exp Highlighting, Favorites and much more.

http://hydrairc.com/

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JAJC

Posted by freewarealternative on March 3, 2007

Just Another Jabber Client (JAJC) is a ICQ-like Jabber client designed to run in any Windows (32 bit) environment.
Jabber is an open source instant messaging architechture being built on top of XML. Jabber clients have the capability to communicate with users of other instant messaging systems (AIM, ICQ, Yahoo, MSN, etc..) as well as other communication systems like IRC.
This is an “Open Bug” software: I assume that humans unintentionally make errors when writing computer programs. So, this code – like every other code – is considered buggy (this is why you use it at your own risk).

Features:

  • Sending and receiving messages 🙂
  • Unicode in messages, chat, groupchat & roster
  • Chat
  • Conferencing
  • User search
  • Black list
  • File transfers
  • Avatars
  • PGP support (PGP v6.5.x – v8.0.0)
  • Native IMs icons
  • Bookmarks
  • Smiles and URL detection in messages, chats and conferences
  • Jabber browsing
  • Proxy support (S4, S4a, S5 & HTTP)
  • Notes (aka Sticky notes)
  • Custom presences
  • Notification’s popups
  • SSL support

http://jajc.jrudevels.org/

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Gaim

Posted by freewarealternative on March 3, 2007

Gaim is a multi-protocol instant messaging (IM) client for Linux, BSD, MacOS X, and Windows. It is compatible with AIM and ICQ (Oscar protocol), MSN Messenger, Yahoo!, IRC, Jabber, Gadu-Gadu, SILC, GroupWise Messenger, and Zephyr networks.Gaim users can log in to multiple accounts on multiple IM networks simultaneously. This means that you can be chatting with friends on AOL Instant Messenger, talking to a friend on Yahoo Messenger, and sitting in an IRC channel all at the same time.

Gaim supports many features of the various networks, such as file transfer, away messages, typing notification, and MSN window closing notification. It also goes beyond that and provides many unique features. A few popular features are Buddy Pounces, which give the ability to notify you, send a message, play a sound, or run a program when a specific buddy goes away, signs online, or returns from idle; and plugins, consisting of text replacement, a buddy ticker, extended message notification, iconify on away, spell checking, tabbed conversations, and more.

http://gaim.sourceforge.net/

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