These applications allow one or more individuals to participate in real-time voice
communications over the Internet. It is in many ways similar to IRC (Internet Relay Chat)
- freetel: shareware
Description: enables you to conduct real-time
full-duplex voice conversations via the Internet
More Info: www.freetel.com
- Internet Phone (Full Duplex) 4.0 : Commercial
Description: Excellent two way real-time voice chat in
Half & Full Duplex with users list to choose.
More info: www.vocaltec.com
- IRIS Phone: Shareware
Description: IRIS Phone is a real-time Internet telephone which lets you talk
as a conventional telephone over the Internet without incurring long distance charges.
Full-duplex, can record conversations, has a "white pages" Caller ID, and answering
machine, call waiting, text chat capability and more. Now supports video up to 5fps on
a 28.8 connection.
More info: www.irisphone.com
- Net2Phone : Freeware
Description: A new technology which makes it possible to place domestic and international
calls from a personal computer to any telephone in the world. You must have an account with
them to use this, and they charge per minute for connections. The charge is typically less then a normal phone call.
More info: www.net2phone.com
- PowWow : Freeware
Description: Allows up to seven (7) people to chat via keyboard
or voice, travel to web pages together, exchange files and photographs and play associated
event sounds for whatever you choose.
More info: www.tribal.com
- Web Phone : Shareware
Description: It works exactly like a telephone. You dial the IP address of the person you want to reach. It can be also used
as an answering machine. The design of the program is excellent.
More info: www.itelco.com
Televideo conferencing allows computer users to talk to one another and see
each other, much as the new telephones. In addition to the software, users will
each need a video camera.
- CineVideo/Direct : Shareware
Description: CineVideo/Direct opens an exciting dimension for
users of the Internet! CineVideo/Direct allows you to speak, with
your own voice and live video, with other users all over the globe
via modem, Internet, or your office LAN/WAN.
CineVideo/Direct supports one-on-one conversation, broadcasts
to multiple users, and video on demand(pre-recorded videos).
More info: www.cinecom.com
- CU-SeeMe : Freeware
Description: Video conferencing with audio on the net (but slow).
More info: cu-seeme.cornell.edu
- Enhanced CU-SeeMe : shareware
Description: Color multi-point videoconferencing over IP
supporting all connection speeds. Includes video, audio, chat and
shared whiteboard capabilities.
More info: www.cu-seeme.com
- VidCall : Commercial software
Description: Video Conferencing with special hosts.
More info: www.access.digex.net/~vidcall/vidcall.html
- Internet Wave: Shareware
Description: Internet Wave lets you listen to top quality, real-time audio through your
More info: www.vocaltec.com/iwave.htm
- Streamworks: Shareware
Description: Real-Time Streamed Playing - Play audio and video streams from the
network with no wait for download. Works as a helper application for web
browsers such as Netscape's Navigator and Microsoft's Internet Explorer,
providing an easy to use, easy to design viewing experience.
High Quality - StreamWorks Player provides the highest quality audio
and video available on the net, capable of up to full screen, full color, full
motion video with CD quality, 44KHz, audio.
More info: www.xingtech.com/sw_now.html
- ToolVOX: Free beta release
Description: Add high-quality speech audio to your Web pages. With ToolVox, it's as easy
as embedding a graphic: your existing HTTP server can stream audio. ToolVox delivers 53:1
compression ratios - more than three times smaller than first-generation real-time Internet
More info: www.voxware.com
- TrueSpeech Plug-In for Netscape: Freeware
Description: Enables the efficient compression, storage, communications, and playback
of digital speech reducing costs.
More info: www.dspg.com
- VDOLive Plug-in: Freeware
Description: A plug-in for real-time audio & video in Netscape 2.0.
More info: www.vdo.net