Top 7 Ekiga alternatives

Last updated: November 08, 2018
Ekiga
Ekiga (formely known as GnomeMeeting) is an open source SoftPhone, Video Conferencing and Instant Messenger application over the Internet for Linux.
The best Ekiga alternatives:


Linphone


Linphone is an open source Voice Over IP phone (or SIP phone) that makes possible to communicate freely with people over the internet, with voice, video, and text instant messaging.

Jitsi


Jitsi is an audio/video Internet phone and instant messenger written in Java. It supports some of the most popular instant messaging and telephony protocols such as SIP, Jabber/XMPP (and hence Facebook and Google Talk), AIM, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo! Messenger.

Skype


Skype is a software application that allows users to make voice and video calls and chats over the Internet. Calls to other users within the Skype service are free, while calls to both traditional landline telephones and mobile phones can be made for a fee using a debit-based user account system. Skype has also become popular for its additional features which include instant messaging, file transfer, and videoconferencing. Skype alternative for enterprise is called Skype for Business. Secure Skype alternatives are Signal and Telegram.

X-Lite


With X-Lite, try out some of the best and most popular software features of our fully-loaded Bria desktop client, including voice and video calls (standard definition only), messaging and presence. Whether you're having a simple voice conversation with a business associate, or an in-depth discussion with a colleague over video, you’ll soon see why having a SIP softphone on your desktop or laptop is the ultimate communications experience for Windows PC or Mac.

Pidgin


Pidgin (formerly named Gaim) is a multi-platform instant messaging client. It provides the ability to have voice/video conversations using the XMPP protocol (including Google Talk). Further features include support for themes, emoticons, spell checking, and notification area integration.