Jitsi 1.0 with Cross-protocol support and FMJ
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The free video calls and chat software Jitsi appeared in version 1.0.
Jitsi (formerly SIP Communicator) supports protocols SIP, XMPP / Jabber, AIM / ICQ, MSN, and Yahoo!. In addition to classical Telefongeprächen with two people involved Jitsi also supports conference calls.
The developers decided to Jitsi 1.0 for a change from the Java Media Framework ( JMF ) on the open-source project Freedom for Media in Java ( FMJ ). In conference calls are now several protocols simultaneously, and it is possible to accept incoming calls during a conference and engage in a conference. Audio devices can be during a call to add and remove, and there is a function to automatically via SIP and XMPP incoming calls to accept.
Jitsi 1.0 supports DNSSEC and displays detailed information on the phone dialog, for example, the IP addresses and ports, the codecs and the loss rate. In addition, they stopped by the developers call a dialog with a button out, can run in parallel with the help of the parties to the call for a chat conversation. Desktop sharing and video sessions can now be started even if no audio device is present. For frequently used functions such as call answer, hang up, call your contact list and mute exist in Jitsi 1.0 default keyboard commands.
Besides the new features the developers corrected numerous errors. Jitsi is under the LGPL and is running Linux, Mac OS X and MS Windows application. In addition to the sources are on the download page of the project also provided binary packages for various distributions.