X-Lite
X-Lite
5.8.0
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X-Lite free download for Mac

X-Lite for Mac5.8.0

11 November 2019

SIP softphone with PBX-like features.

What is X-Lite for Mac

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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Sanjinko
Sanjinko
Oct 23 2016
4.7.1
0.0
Oct 23 2016
0.0
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".
Libertyforall1776
Libertyforall1776
Sep 1 2016
4.7.1
0.0
Sep 1 2016
0.0
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/
potatohead
potatohead
Mar 3 2016
4.7.1
0.5
Mar 3 2016
0.5
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.
Libertyforall1776
Libertyforall1776
Nov 22 2014
4.5.5
0.0
Nov 22 2014
0.0
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
Libertyforall1776
Libertyforall1776
Dec 4 2013
4.5
0.0
Dec 4 2013
0.0
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
Eyeless
Eyeless
Apr 24 2013
4.5
4.5
Apr 24 2013
4.5
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.
Libertyforall1776
Libertyforall1776
Mar 21 2013
5.0.1
0.0
Mar 21 2013
0.0
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
Libertyforall1776
Libertyforall1776
Jan 28 2013
5.0.0
0.0
Jan 28 2013
0.0
Version: 5.0.0
5.0.1c Build 68138 is out... http://counterpath.s3.amazonaws.com/downloads/X-Lite_Mac_5010c_68138.dmg
Sanjinko
Sanjinko
Sep 1 2012
63215
0.0
Sep 1 2012
0.0
Version: 63215
X-Lite 5 (67285) is available as of June 2012. More info at: http://www.counterpath.com/x-lite.html
MR-MM
MR-MM
Feb 2 2011
58833
2.0
Feb 2 2011
2.0
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.
Libertyforall1776
Libertyforall1776
Sep 10 2010
58833
0.0
Sep 10 2010
0.0
Version: 58833
STILL not 64-bit, but the free Telephone SIP app is!
AnonCoward
AnonCoward
Sep 9 2010
4.0 Beta (Build 56227)
0.0
Sep 9 2010
0.0
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 !
Soloman
Soloman
Jul 27 2010
4.0 Beta (Build 56227)
0.0
Jul 27 2010
0.0
Version: 4.0 Beta (Build 56227)
There's an easy solution to the expired message that counterpath don't want you to know (they keep on deleting these messages on their support forum). All you have to do is change the date of your computer to a few months before and it will work. then when u don't use it you can just change it back. simple.
Imho
Imho
Jan 17 2010
4.0 Beta 3 (Build 55153)
0.0
Jan 17 2010
0.0
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!
Libertyforall1776
Libertyforall1776
Oct 20 2009
4.0 Beta 3 (Build 55153)
0.0
Oct 20 2009
0.0
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
Libertyforall1776
Libertyforall1776
Oct 20 2009
4.0 Beta 3 (Build 55153)
0.0
Oct 20 2009
0.0
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?
Xplicit
Xplicit
Nov 24 2008
3.0b47051
4.0
Nov 24 2008
4.0
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.
Brenk
Brenk
Mar 30 2008
3.0b47051
0.0
Mar 30 2008
0.0
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...
Billcoyote
Billcoyote
Dec 14 2007
3.0b39984
0.0
Dec 14 2007
0.0
Version: 3.0b39984
My version 2.0 works great with Leopard. :-)
Tom-Marvolo-Riddle
Tom-Marvolo-Riddle
Dec 11 2007
3.0b39984
3.0
Dec 11 2007
3.0
Version: 3.0b39984
iSoftphone isn't bad... but yeah... you are right, there aren't much alternatives out there... what a pity
Tom-Marvolo-Riddle
Tom-Marvolo-Riddle
Nov 8 2007
3.0b39984
3.0
Nov 8 2007
3.0
Version: 3.0b39984
DOES NOT WORK ON LEOPARD!
Tom-Marvolo-Riddle
Tom-Marvolo-Riddle
Nov 8 2007
3.0b39984
3.0
Nov 8 2007
3.0
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.
Veggiedude
Veggiedude
Oct 13 2007
3.0b39984
0.0
Oct 13 2007
0.0
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.
Sago
Sago
Mar 29 2007
3.0b39418
0.0
Mar 29 2007
0.0
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.
Felix-Fi
Felix-Fi
Mar 24 2007
3.0b39418
0.0
Mar 24 2007
0.0
Version: 3.0b39418
My point is just that somebody was claiming in an earlier comment that X-lite was the *only* free SIP client...
Felix-Fi
Felix-Fi
Mar 20 2007
3.0b38964
0.0
Mar 20 2007
0.0
Version: 3.0b38964
xmeeting is free... and works perfectly.
Mrgando
Mrgando
Jun 16 2006
2.0
0.0
Jun 16 2006
0.0
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.
Tomacto
Tomacto
May 17 2006
2.0
0.0
May 17 2006
0.0
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!
Sebastienb
Sebastienb
Feb 26 2005
2.0
4.0
Feb 26 2005
4.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Dec 9 2004
2.0
1.0
Dec 9 2004
1.0
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.
Helixblue
Helixblue
Dec 7 2004
2.0
4.3
Dec 7 2004
4.3
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.
Guest
Guest
Nov 3 2004
2.0
1.0
Nov 3 2004
1.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Nov 2 2004
2.0
1.0
Nov 2 2004
1.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Sep 6 2004
2.0
1.0
Sep 6 2004
1.0
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.
Cloudscout
Cloudscout
Sep 6 2004
2.0
3.5
Sep 6 2004
3.5
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.
Guest
Guest
Sep 6 2004
2.0
1.0
Sep 6 2004
1.0
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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