LinPhone specifications

Mobile versions

Common features

Main features:

  • Audio & video calls
  • Multiple calls management
  • Call transfer, pause and resume
  • Audio conferencing (merge calls into a conference)
  • Instant Messaging
  • Pictures and files sharing
  • Address Book
  • Call History
  • Display of advanced call statistics
  • Echo Cancellation
  • Quality of Service
  • Secure communications: zRTP, TLS, SRTP
  • Bluetooth headset support
  • Languages: English, French, Japanese, Arabic
  • Account creation assistant
  • Dedicated tablet user interface

Advanced features:

  • Audio codecs:  OPUS, SILK, SPEEX, G722, AMR-WB (G722.2), GSM 6.10, AMR-NB, ILBC, G729, G711
  • Video codecs: VP8, H264, MPEG4
  • HD video support
  • Integration with push notification (requires compatible SIP server, linphone.org sip service has push enabled)
  • ICE support (RFC5246) to allow peer to peer audio & video connections without media relay server
  • Low bandwidth mode for audio calls over 2G networks.

iOS additional features

  • Xcode 6 / iOS 6 to 8 support
  • ARM v7 and ARM64 support
  • Blind accessibility

Android additional features

  • Multiple SIP accounts support
  • ARM v5 to v7, x86 support
  • Android 2.2 to 5.0 support

Windows Phone 8

  • Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 support
  • Multiple calls management and audio conferencing are not supported.
  • Video calls with H264 codec only.

Desktop versions (Linux, MacOSX and Windows Desktop)

The Gtk2 graphical interface is running on Linux, Windows and MacOSX.

Portability:

  • Linux: x86, x86-64, ARM v85 to v7 ; Debian 6/7, Centos 6/7
  • Windows Desktop: x86 (works also on x86_64) ; XP, Vista, 7 and 8
  • Mac OS X: x86_64 ; 10.7 to 10.10. You can download a standalone bundle from this website or, use macports.
  • Linux/ARM: without graphical interface. Linphonec or liblinphone are good candidates to provide the software stack of an hardware phone or hardware communication system.

Main features:

  • HD audio and video calls in fullscreen mode
  • Audio conference
  • Call transfer
  • Call recording (audio only)
  • Instant messaging
  • Call History
  • Presence
  • Address Book
  • Echo Cancellation
  • Quality of Service
  • Secure communications (TLS, SRTP, zRTP)
  • Languages: English, French, Arabic, Russian, Serbian, German

Advanced features:

  • Audio codecs: OPUS, SILK, SPEEX, G722, AMR-WB (G722.2), GSM 6.10, AMR-NB, ILBC, G729, G711
  • Video codecs: VP8, H264, MPEG4, H263-1998
  • ICE support (RFC5246) to allow peer to peer audio & video connections without media relay server.
  • UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) to allow device-to-device networking of personal computers, networked home appliances and wireless devices
  • Ability to configure multiple proxy accounts with different transports (UDP, TCP, TLS)
  • Supports simultaneous usage of IPv6 and IPv4