Ekiga 2.00 BETA 1 is finally there!

After more than one year of development, Ekiga 2.00 BETA with full SIP and H.323 support is finally available.

Among the features, you can find:

  • Call Forwarding on busy, no answer, always (SIP and H.323)
  • Call Transfer (SIP and H.323)
  • Call Hold (SIP and H.323)
  • DTMFs support (SIP and H.323)
  • Basic Instant Messaging (SIP)
  • Text Chat (SIP and H.323)
  • Possibility to register to several registrars (SIP) and gatekeepers (H.323)
  • Possibility to use an outbound proxy (SIP) or a gateway (H.323)
  • Message Waiting Indications (SIP)
  • Audio AND Video (SIP and H.323)
  • STUN support (SIP and H.323)
  • DTMFs support
  • LDAP support

Among the new features, you can find:

  • Improved audio quality using Wideband codecs (16 kHz)
  • Echo Cancellation
  • Easier NAT traversal
  • Largely improved user interface
  • Improved Video4Linux2 support

And do not forget our ekiga.net SIP platform:

  • Provides SIP addresses to everyone, conference rooms, echo tests, and white pages. This platform is sponsored by OVH (http://www.ovh.com).

It is only a summary of new features, and many new things are probably missing.