X-Lite
X-Lite
5.8.0

4.0

X-Lite free download for Mac

X-Lite5.8.0

11 November 2019

SIP softphone with PBX-like features.

Overview

X-Lite for Mac softphone has all standard telephone features, including:

  • Call display and Message Waiting Indicator (MWI).
  • Speakerphone and Mute.
  • Redial, Hold, Do Not Disturb.
  • Call history -- list of received, missed, and dialed calls.
  • Three-party conferencing.
  • Enhanced Features and Functions
  • X-Lite for Mac also supports the following features and functions:
  • Video.
  • Managed contact list.
  • Automatic detection and configuration of audio and video devices.
  • Acoustic echo cancellation, automatic gain control, voice activity detection.
  • Support for the following audio codecs:
  • Broadvoice-32, Broadvoice-32 FEC, DVI4, DVI4 Wideband, G.711aLaw, G.711uLaw, GSM, iLBC, L16
  • PCM Wideband, Speex, Speex FEC, Speex Wideband, Speex Wideband FEC.
  • Support for the following video codecs:
  • H.263, H.263+ 1998.
  • Automatic selection of the best codec based on the other party’s capability, the available bandwidth, and
  • network conditions. X-Lite switches the codec within a call in response to changing network conditions.
  • Compliance to 3261 SIP standard.
  • STUN and ICE NAT traversal.
  • Support for DTMF (RFC 2833, inband DTMF).
  • SoftPhone.com Features
  • If you have a SoftPhone.com account, the following features are also available:
  • Presence via your SoftPhone.com account. You can see the presence of any contact who also has a
  • SoftPhone.com account.
  • IM via your SoftPhone.com account. You can send IMs to any contact who has a SoftPhone.com account.
  • For more information on SoftPhone.com and its features, see www.softphone.com.

What's new in X-Lite

Version 5.8.0:
  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

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36 Reviews of X-Lite

Sanjinko
23 October 2016
Version: 4.7.1

Most helpful

X-Lite 4.9.6 was released on 12 Oct 2016, and requires OS X 10.10 Yosemite http://www.counterpath.com/x-lite/ Release notes can be found under "Resources".
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stef-8
05 February 2020
Version: 5.8.0
Great app and works well with LOCALPHONE.COM, but this is not the latest version on MacUpdate you have to find the latest version on www.counterpath.com
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Sanjinko
23 October 2016
Version: 4.7.1
X-Lite 4.9.6 was released on 12 Oct 2016, and requires OS X 10.10 Yosemite http://www.counterpath.com/x-lite/ Release notes can be found under "Resources".
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Libertyforall1776
01 September 2016
Version: 4.7.1
Current version is 4.9.51:
http://counterpath.s3.amazonaws.com/downloads/X-Lite_4.9.5.1_81563.dmg

Why is MU not listing the Bria 4.5.0 app?!
http://www.counterpath.com/bria/
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0.5
potatohead
03 March 2016
Version: 4.7.1
This ruined all the sound settings on my computer, and nothing is working right after using this. I'm not sure what this did, but it completely ruined my computer.
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Libertyforall1776
22 November 2014
Version: 4.5.5
4.7.1 is latest: http://counterpath.s3.amazonaws.com/downloads/X-Lite_4.7.1_t-xlite-20140910-all-4710c_74250.dmg
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Libertyforall1776
04 December 2013
Version: 4.5
4.5.5 is out: DTMF Improvements Independent port range settings Bug fixes http://counterpath.s3.amazonaws.com/downloads/X-Lite_Mac_4550k_71241.dmg
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4.5
Eyeless
24 April 2013
Version: 4.5
The latest 4.5 version works really well on the Mac (10.8.3) now! No pop-up with commercial for a service you cannot buy anyway (living outside north america) and generally quicker and very robust in all ways.
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Libertyforall1776
21 March 2013
Version: 5.0.1
They went from 5.0.1 to version 4.5?! WTF?! Softphone.com is also now closed for improvements too... http://counterpath.s3.amazonaws.com/downloads/X-Lite_Mac_4500f_69608.dmg
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Libertyforall1776
28 January 2013
Version: 5.0.0
5.0.1c Build 68138 is out... http://counterpath.s3.amazonaws.com/downloads/X-Lite_Mac_5010c_68138.dmg
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Sanjinko
01 September 2012
Version: 63215
X-Lite 5 (67285) is available as of June 2012. More info at: http://www.counterpath.com/x-lite.html
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MR-MM
02 February 2011
Version: 58833
Tried it for a while but had to get iSoftphone due to irreparable crackling with VoIP.ms. Such a pity because the price point is unbeatable. Perhaps that also explains the interface.
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Libertyforall1776
10 September 2010
Version: 58833
STILL not 64-bit, but the free Telephone SIP app is!
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AnonCoward
09 September 2010
Version: 4.0 Beta (Build 56227)
Haven't pushed it too hard yet, but seems to be a passable SIP client for the desktop. Alerts don't use Growl. Inline adverts are visually annoying, but it's fair for Counterpath to include them in a free product. It's also fair that I tell Little Snitch to deny all connections to advertising.counterpath.com !
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Imho
17 January 2010
Version: 4.0 Beta 3 (Build 55153)
Be carefull with X-Lite Beta for Mac. I used it, but some days ago I got (and other users too) the message that X-Lite has expired - without any warning about this. I downloaded a new version, but then all my contacts were gone. CounterPath Support says: this is beta software, so on your own risk, enter your contacts again or buy another version. For me reason enough not longer to trust this software. It seems to be a manner to get you buy a payed version. If CounterPath would have warned me before: okay. But this way? Thank you!
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Libertyforall1776
20 October 2009
Version: 4.0 Beta 3 (Build 55153)
Those having issues with the Beta 4.x should post here: http://forums.counterpath.com/viewforum.php?f=26
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Libertyforall1776
20 October 2009
Version: 4.0 Beta 3 (Build 55153)
Needs Apple Address Book support, Address Book plugin, Growl support, and it's still not 64-bit! Also, I cannot get incoming call ring audio on this beta 3 or the 3.x version! Anyone know a fix?
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Xplicit
24 November 2008
Version: 3.0b47051
Best free SoftPhone for Mac. Ok, the interface is not Mac-like, in fact a bit ugly but that doesn't matter. iSoftPhone is buggy and laggy, Zoiper is just a little but still buggy. X-Lite works well and that's it for me.
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Brenk
30 March 2008
Version: 3.0b47051
i searched all the time for a sip softphone too. i bought the eyebeam software - but there were no updates since a year... isoftphone is a little bit expensive... so i found the sip softphone called "zoiper" last month - it works fine with my sip accounts...
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Billcoyote
14 December 2007
Version: 3.0b39984
My version 2.0 works great with Leopard. :-)
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Tom-Marvolo-Riddle
11 December 2007
Version: 3.0b39984
iSoftphone isn't bad... but yeah... you are right, there aren't much alternatives out there... what a pity
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Tom-Marvolo-Riddle
08 November 2007
Version: 3.0b39984
DOES NOT WORK ON LEOPARD!
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Tom-Marvolo-Riddle
08 November 2007
Version: 3.0b39984
X-Lite is absolutely not Mac Native and therefore quite ugly. Well, but this is the only Client I got to work with my Provider, so I have no choice.
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Veggiedude
13 October 2007
Version: 3.0b39984
I love this SoftPhone. It works with RingCentral's DigitalLine service. I haven't tried the extra features, such as recording and the like, but as far as calling and receiving calls, it works.
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Sago
29 March 2007
Version: 3.0b39418
you are right FELIX FI, thanks for the suggestion about Xmeeting, it's way better. don't use this crap, go Xmeeting.
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Felix-Fi
24 March 2007
Version: 3.0b39418
My point is just that somebody was claiming in an earlier comment that X-lite was the *only* free SIP client...
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Felix-Fi
20 March 2007
Version: 3.0b38964
xmeeting is free... and works perfectly.
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Mrgando
16 June 2006
Version: 2.0
no new version since 2004? give me a break, this thing has some damn bugs, its a very nice app , but it is buggy.
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Tomacto
17 May 2006
Version: 2.0
NOT COMPATIBLE WITH INTEL. I checked the forum on the developer's website, and I read: "There are no plans for X-Lite and IntelMAC." This is a shame as this is the only free SIP client for Mac!
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Sebastienb
26 February 2005
Version: 2.0
After reading the first review for X-lite i stoped and went looking for another sip client. But after findid none to my liking i came back i tried it. It works fine and voice quality is great! you can use it with a stanaphone account, vonnage account and alot of other sip based sevices or just on a lcal network or the internet.
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Anonymous
09 December 2004
Version: 2.0
I just tried this today. It froze up and crashed when trying to register an account through the app. The dialer interface wasn't very MacOS X friendly anyway. Don't bother with this poor windows port. Their PhoneGAIM app looked like a viable cross-platform replacement for ichat. Alas, it is Linux only, how short sighted.
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Helixblue
07 December 2004
Version: 2.0
I've been using X-Lite now for a week with BroadVoice as my VoIP provider. Overall, an excellent application. The preferences UI could use some work, and it should really be integrated into AddressBook. Thankfully, there are AppleScripts to make a half-hearted attempt at integration available. For the price (free), this application is well worth it. I think they should consider including a settings URL import option that allows you to import settings from your provider, rather than having the user input all of the confusing configuration options.
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Anonymous
03 November 2004
Version: 2.0
A few days ago i downloaded this (big headache) X-Lite_Install.dmg Yesterday I downloaded this (worked first time!) X_lite-Xten-Mac-1103m.dmg I'm not sure if the former was pulled but the latter is great. I changed my mind about the app.
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Anonymous
02 November 2004
Version: 2.0
I have a feeling X-Lite is still very much at development stage. Having spent several hours over two days the phone is unable to connect to my VOIP provider, London Voice and Data Exchange despite having all the required data for the SIP proxy. There is a support forum http://support.xten.net but no replies to any of the many questions posted (so no support I'm afraid). Still it is a free app so nothing lost in trying but be very cautious about paying for X-PRO when X-Lite is failing. On the plus side the phone looks good, interface a little cluncky but easy enough to understand. On the negative side 'Diagnostic Window' reveals nothing more than the port you're connected on, SIP 5060, RTP 8000 it is not a verbose connection log. Since I couldn't get the phone to work I will mark down features and ease of use even though the menu is promising.
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Anonymous
06 September 2004
Version: 2.0
I completely disagree, but then my clientele and customers need simplicity like this. As an ISP/ASP, I have been looking for a solution just like this, and once our hardware is installed look forward to deploying this. Just my $.02, though.
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Cloudscout
06 September 2004
Version: 2.0
I agree with the previous comment. The UI is needlessly complex. Granted, this is cross-platform software so Mac-oriented customization is not likely, especially in the free version... but I think the developer could take a leadership role in Macintosh VoIP and reap some rewards. A simple, clean interface would be preferable. Forget about legacy devices. It need not look like a telephone on the screen. It should have a keypad for interacting with touch-tone services but the interface should be streamlined. Have the keypad as an option that can be clicked on-and-off to save screen real estate. Make the onscreen footprint small so that it can just sit there running in the background. Integration with Address Book is essential. Give it the ability to be managed by external applications as well. I'd love to have an option in BuddyPop that would let me dial a number with X-Lite. I'm sure these things have been hammered to death in the developer's forums but I thought I would mention them here as well.
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Anonymous
06 September 2004
Version: 2.0
Works OK but has a horrible non-standard interface. Who needs big on-screen keys with a keyboard in front of him? Ditch the mobile look and build something useful! Look at the Skype interface - that's how a VoIP phone for a computer should look like.
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