Softphones Softphones are software based telephones that run on your PC. There are several varieties of softphones. IPitomy recomends CounterPath Softphones. CounterPath Softphones support standard SIP telephone functionality and offer the option of making Video calls. There is a CounterPath Softphone that is right for any user. Typical softphone users use a PC based headset with a microphone for best results.
Bria is the newest softphone application from CounterPath, allowing users to enjoy multimedia communications in a dynamic way.
Featuring an intuitive interface, Bria is expanding the softphone experience by making it even easier to make VoIP and Video over IP calls, see when your contacts are available and send Instant Messages.
While the popular eyeBeam 1.5 softphone uses a familiar-looking dialpad-centric user interface (which looks and feels like a regular phone), Bria features a contact-centric interface which focuses on your address book. This allows you to manage your communications more conveniently and according to your personal preferences.
Bria Professional is a version of Bria which offers additional business features for the enterprise or business user such as provisioning and LDAP integration.
Bria and Bria Professional are available in 6 languages: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German and Italian.