Telephone
Telephone
1.5

4.3

Telephone free download for Mac

Telephone1.5

05 August 2020

Make phone calls over the Internet.

Overview

Telephone is a VoIP program which allows you to make phone calls over the internet. It can be used to call regular phones via any appropriate SIP provider. If your office or home phone works via SIP, you can use that phone number on your Mac anywhere you have decent Internet connection.

Features:
  • Address Book contacts autocomplete
  • Sending tone signals (just press numbers on the keyboard during a call)
  • Mute
  • Hold
  • Transfer
  • Call waiting

Note: While the software is classified as free, it offers in-App Purchases.

Telephone Pro $1.99
Telephone Pro $19.99

What's new in Telephone

Version 1.5:
  • Encryption: TLS and SRTP.

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26 Reviews of Telephone

4
Volcanus
18 November 2018
Version: 1.4

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Nice VoIP SIP client but only basic features. Native macOS application! I don't like the subscription to support development. Works well with my Fritz!Box and the Deutsche Telekom.
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4
Volcanus
18 November 2018
Version: 1.4
Nice VoIP SIP client but only basic features. Native macOS application! I don't like the subscription to support development. Works well with my Fritz!Box and the Deutsche Telekom.
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4.5
Blange
21 October 2016
Version: 1.2.4
Nice application. For everyday use. Comprehensive UI.
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5
TheSameUnicorn
20 September 2016
Version: 1.2
Telephone is very handy. It is easy to call, the interface is user-friendly. It is very convenient to put on hold or transfer calls. Great for office work. The app is free but there's an option to buy a paid subscription for reasonable price. I like it.
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4.5
Dongiorgio
04 August 2014
Version: 1.1.4
Beautifully minimalist, well designed, and has worked perfectly for me using my Phone Power account. Love the Contacts integration! For the additional 1/2 star the nerd in me would like to see connection info when I'm in a call. Of course call time, but also codec, packets in/out, bit rate in/out, and I'm sure there is a lot more that Alexei could come up with. Also, is there a way to add a plugin into contacts (like Skype does) so that one can make a Telephone call directly by clicking on a number in Contacts?
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5
Kukaracha
07 September 2012
Version: 1.0.4
Probably best SIP client for OS X. And free. Wow. Thank you guys!
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Libertyforall1776
05 April 2012
Version: 1.0.2
Awesome minimalistic SIP VoIP app, I cannot wait for the iOS version for my iPad -- but it has to support Push Notifications to be useful, else you cannot get incoming call notifications. I would also like to see Push Notification support for the Mac version!
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Sieltris
12 February 2012
Version: 1.0.2
Triggers discrete graphics, also lacks address book.
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Lolita
02 February 2012
Version: 1.0.2
Only downloadable from the crApp Store, so NOT RELEVANT. I really hate it when otherwise lovely freeware developers turn evil.
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Tobit
25 January 2012
Version: 1.0.2
Great little application! It is very to setup and works simply as it should.
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4.5
Zeeshan-Nasir
02 November 2011
Version: 1.0.2
I am a new Mac user. I downloaded Telephone and configured my Voip account successfully since it shows me available. I tried to make calls but the problem i face is that my voice is not getting transmitted over the network nor i can hear the voice from the other side. I don't even hear the tone of the bell but the people whom i call do get bells. They answer the calls but we still can't communicate. I have tried many networks but the problems stays. Can you tell me what to do about it.
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4.5
Skeller
22 July 2011
Version: 1.0.2
Great simple free app.
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Maxter
16 May 2011
Version: 1.0.2
Have tried several "phone app's". None of them has brought me any satisfaction. To download telephone I have to register on the Appstore? Mr Developer, why do you want to dissuade potential customers to use your application?
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Grhsvo
30 April 2011
Version: 1.0.2
The Developer has moved from the published address above. However, I forget how I arrived there but I have succeeded in downloading the application from But it's not version 1.0.2, it's only 0.15.2
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Grhsvo
30 April 2011
Version: 1.0.2
OK Well Apple has screwed many of us. First, this utility is reported to be free so why must anyone go to the App Store? Second, when I try to go to the App Store, I'm told that this item is not available there. Third, when I still try to access the App Store, Apple tells me to go away because I'm not in the USA. Way to go, Apple! 96% of the world's population left out in the cold!
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iron-hacker
07 April 2011
Version: 1.0.1
The app is easy to download and install. Easy to configure with the free SIP service I get from Pbxes.org and Google Voice. Easy to make calls, easy to receive them. I was trying to use the soft phone to dial into a conference call, and at first I thought there was no way to add DTMF tones to a call in progress. In the discussion forum, I discovered that you can type the numbers when the cursor has focus on the window for your call in progress. But there is no user feedback to indicate this capability exists, so you have to type the numbers blindly and nothing happens until you hit return. I would prefer a keypad graphic and local audio for the tones as the keys are clicked. Performance is great, price is unbeatable. Nicely done, Mr. Kuznetsov!
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4.5
Oleksandr-Tymoshenko
09 January 2011
Version: 1.0
Very decent softphone
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Knowhowe
09 January 2011
Version: 1.0
For the benefit of many of us non-nerds out here, could you explain what SIP is and whether this software is likely to work for us in ordinary life? (Attempted the expalnation on Wikipedia but was defeated after the first few lines.) Specifically, in my case, in the UK? Is this different to/better than Skype?
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Trackeroz
28 August 2010
Version: 0.15
Fantastic! After struggling to get the X-lite for OSX beta to keep working for the last month (including having to wind back the date to Jan 2010 because the demo is expired and there is no new one), I took a punt and downloaded Telephone 0.15. Wow! While it is barebones, it works. And it works well! Great job. And thanks!
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Mamahuhu
04 June 2010
Version: 0.15
that's an awesome piece of software ! - one question : how does the new "Services menu support" works ? I can't get Telephone to show up in Services menu ... - I noticed that 0.15 had been released completely randomly, because the sparkle auto update didn't kick in thanks for all, Alexei :)
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Iquanyin
05 December 2009
Version: 0.14.3
i too don't know what to put for "domain." can you add some info so noobs like me know what to do to set this up? i'm new to everything -- mac, the net, voip -- so while i know what "voip" means (even what it stands for), i haven't a clue what to enter for "domain." nor how to get this integrated with some sort of voip provider. the useful info would be: 1. what to get (and where) to make this work 2. a list of voip provider urls that work with Telephone 3. a way to contact dev if needed. it looks great, and i see people like it. hopefully i can join them :D
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Soulslave
28 July 2009
Version: 0.14.1
how do i get an account for this? domain? i want to try it but i dont know how
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Fuhayer
16 July 2009
Version: 0.14
i wonder if there is a way to see the remaining credit of our voip account. at least we must see how much credit do we still have. no any way for this ?
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Fuhayer
03 July 2009
Version: 0.14
sorry for my previous post which is comenting on a feature that 0.14 has. i wanted to ask if we are able to see call log with durations.
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Fuhayer
03 July 2009
Version: 0.14
thanks for the quick reply. but at least we can see a box to store sip contacts without entering address book. however this is not an important problem. but i wonder 2 things: 1) can we see the remaining credits of the sip service we are using ? a way to enter sip account zone ? must be a way. 2) a small "end call" button also would be nice on window instead of using keyboard by pressing 'command+'
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Fuhayer
28 June 2009
Version: 0.14
where is addressbook in this app ? at least can we create an addressbook to add the contacts we call on sip ?
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dirk
03 March 2009
Version: 0.13
Telephone gets better and better. It's my favorite SIP client. Thanks for this
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