Ventrilo
Ventrilo
3.0.13

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Ventrilo3.0.13

25 October 2011

VoIP group communications software.

Overview

Ventrilo is the next evolutionary step of Voice over IP (VoIP) group communications software. Ventrilo is also the industry standard by which all others measure them selves as they attempt to imitate it's features.

By offering surround sound positioning and special sound effects on a per user, per channel, per server or global configuration level the program provides each user the option to fully customize exactly how they wish to hear sounds from other users or events.

Ventrilo is best known for it's superior sound quality and minimal use of CPU resources so as not to interfere with day to day operations of the computer or during online game competitions. It is also preferred for the simple user interface that any first time computer user can very quickly learn because the most commonly used features are immediately visible and can be activated with a single click of the mouse.

What's new in Ventrilo

Version 3.0.13:

  • Made more changes to solve problem with spinning "Beachball".
  • Fixed latent crash bug.
Features:
  • Added support for Command-C to copy selected users comment to clipboard.
  • Added support for Command-U to copy selected users comment URL to clipboard.
Hotkeys:
  • Added support for Volume UP, DOWN and MUTE keys if not assigned by system.
  • Added support for ISO Keyboard: "Section" key.
  • Added support for JIS Keyboard: Yen, Underscore, Keypad Comma, Eisu and Kana keys.

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How would you rate Ventrilo app?

15 Reviews of Ventrilo

1
Samsoftware
25 December 2009
Version: 3.0.4

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My oh my. Seeing that this is the only way I can get a comment to the developer to let him know how bad this program actually is. I have tried the support forums on their website, and my posts get screened before they appear. I have tried looking for an email address to contact him, no luck there either. When is Flagship going to realize that the interface that Ventrilo is currently toting around is absolutely god-awful. You have duplicated functionality everywhere, lacking basic features such as: Window Resizing Window Management on-screen Window Placement on launch and exit As well as any sort of a hint of compliance with the apple interface guidelines. By far this is definitely the worst interface I have ever had to use. Also from what I have seen, it has never changed. I would normally apologize for being rude and brash about this, because no developer likes to have his/her work talked down about. But frankly, your inability to actually accept that the interface design is pretty poor, or any sort of feedback on your site without having to screen it to prevent someone's opinion being heard of a designer's feelings getting hurt is unacceptable from the stance of a developer. But what am I saying. Ofcourse you must be right. I am so silly to think that someone that has been using Mac OSs for the past 16 years might have a bit of insight as to how an interface should be designed...oh no...Definitely not. No. The windows OS programmer definitely knows heaps more about the mac interface guidelines and functions than an actual OS X programmer and long-time user. Silly Silly me.
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0.5
ChrisO2199
01 September 2013
Version: 3.0.13
This version will not install on Mountain Lion. Reading through the comments it looks like Flagship has been screwing Mac users for years... Very disappointed as I have just set up a Ventrilo server on my dedicated Ubuntu server in Dallas to use with World of Warcraft.
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0.5
truthhurts
25 October 2011
Version: 3.0.13
Samsoftware below hit the nail on the head. The interface is atrocious, the codec support is lacking, and the developers are unresponsive (to put it nicely). Meanwhile, the server is PPC only and they have no plans to port it to Intel - so no running it on Lion at all. Try to ask for that, and they'll moderate your comments into oblivion.
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Naoh
25 October 2011
Version: 3.0.13
I guess this won't be made compatible with Lion anytime soon.
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Canadianpj
03 January 2010
Version: 3.0.4
I have been using this since I got my Mac a few years ago and have had no problems. I can hear my guild and therefore it does what I need it to with no crashes, etc.
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Samsoftware
25 December 2009
Version: 3.0.4
My oh my. Seeing that this is the only way I can get a comment to the developer to let him know how bad this program actually is. I have tried the support forums on their website, and my posts get screened before they appear. I have tried looking for an email address to contact him, no luck there either. When is Flagship going to realize that the interface that Ventrilo is currently toting around is absolutely god-awful. You have duplicated functionality everywhere, lacking basic features such as: Window Resizing Window Management on-screen Window Placement on launch and exit As well as any sort of a hint of compliance with the apple interface guidelines. By far this is definitely the worst interface I have ever had to use. Also from what I have seen, it has never changed. I would normally apologize for being rude and brash about this, because no developer likes to have his/her work talked down about. But frankly, your inability to actually accept that the interface design is pretty poor, or any sort of feedback on your site without having to screen it to prevent someone's opinion being heard of a designer's feelings getting hurt is unacceptable from the stance of a developer. But what am I saying. Ofcourse you must be right. I am so silly to think that someone that has been using Mac OSs for the past 16 years might have a bit of insight as to how an interface should be designed...oh no...Definitely not. No. The windows OS programmer definitely knows heaps more about the mac interface guidelines and functions than an actual OS X programmer and long-time user. Silly Silly me.
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3
Jon55
28 October 2008
Version: 3.0.2
This app would be awesome if they actually developed it to be like its Windows counterpart.
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1
Memphisgeek
03 September 2008
Version: 3.0.2
No GSM? Way to screw us Mac users over.
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Section8
27 November 2007
Version: 3.0
oh good job, way to take forever to release a new version, with a few more relevant features and no backwards compatibility with v.2 servers. AND STILL NO GSM SUPPORT. *golfclap*
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For-Nextsoft
24 November 2007
Version: 3.0
No GSM = Useless application. On my wow server there are actually guild which will not recruit mac users because they cannot access the vent server. (This is absolutely true.) Thanks vent. This is typical of the insult Mac users see all to often. A company releases a half hearted version of the app for mac and then site around wondering why no one uses it.
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Thefinaleofseem
15 November 2007
Version: 3.0
New version, yet it doesn't work at all with Leopard. It wont recognize a connection to the server. The previous version did, but didn't show channels. At least it worked that well. This one is unusable.
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Wozardofiz
14 November 2007
Version: 2.3.2pr15
Just noticed that version 3.0 for the Mac is available on the Ventrilo site. Also noticed that after 2 years of waiting, the GSM codec is STILL not available for Mac. Unbelievable.
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Section8
21 February 2007
Version: 2.3.2pr15
The lack of inclusion of the GSM codec is extremely short-sighted of the developer and alienates mac users from a large number of vent servers. To release a client that has an off-chance of being completely incompatible with a server is just bad practice. If you visit their forums, the thread regarding this issue is locked, and what more, the last pertinent post was posted in 2005. Its now 2007. GET A CLUE VENTRILO. Also, your audio settings do occasionally get erased.
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Jamesg
08 December 2006
Version: 2.3.2pr15
It's my duty to tell you all about the downright insulting practices used by this developer. First and foremost, this app has problems. It will occasionally lose your audio input and output settings so you need to be constantly going back in to reset them. Secondly and most important, the default codec for the PC version is GSM. This codec is NOT supported in the Mac version! Most PC operators will NOT switch to the Speex codec and as a result Mac users are locked out from using Ventrilo. I made a very polite, respectful, and rational post in the Ventrilo forums about the situation, and rather than a reasonable response my post was DELETED. This has been happening to many other people as well. Do yourself a favor and switch to Teamspeex. Maybe if you are lucky, your guild will too and you won't be locked out from communicating. It's free but it's not worth it.
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4.75
Dremwkr
27 September 2006
Version: 2.3.2pr15
I use Ventrilo for WoW gaming, so my perspective is based on that experience: It has all the features I need. It is easy to use, esp with the interface changes. For a prototype (Alpha?) version the price is a little high. It just works, I have not had any problems running it.
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Anonymous
17 November 2005
Version: 2.3.2pr6
Its a great start to the PC version.
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