| Installing Ekiga on Linux
For GNU/Linux, NetBSD, OpenBSD, OpenSolaris and other Unix-like systems.
| Installing Ekiga on Windows
For Microsoft® Windows and ReactOS®
Ekiga is a software phone and video conferencing application. It allows you to hear and see your friends for free using your computer and Internet. You can also chat with them and see if they are online or not. It has many other features. It works on GNU/Linux and Windows.
More specifically, Ekiga is a VoIP, IP Telephony, and Video Conferencing application that allows you to make audio and video calls to remote users with SIP or H.323 compatible hardware and software. It supports many audio and video codecs and all modern VoIP features for both SIP and H.323. Ekiga is the first Open Source application to support both H.323 and SIP, as well as audio and video. Ekiga was formerly known as GnomeMeeting.
See press coverage for mentions of Ekiga in the press.
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Hardware compatibility
- Interoperability with other software
- Ekiga love — Information for both current and aspiring contributors to Ekiga; testers, developers and documenters.
- User manual — Please do not update this section. Updating the Ekiga manual distributed with the application is preferable.