3CX Phone System

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3CX
Logo3CX.pdf
Developer(s)3CX
Stable release
Version 15.5 / June 2017 (June 2017)
Written inC++
Operating systemMicrosoft Windows, Linux
TypeVoice over Internet Protocol
LicenseProprietary
Websitehttps://www.3CX.com

3CX is a software-based private branch exchange (PBX) based on the SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) standard. It enables extensions to make calls via the public switched telephone network (PSTN) or via Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services. 3CX for Windows, Linux, and Raspberry Pi[1] is an IP business phone system that supports standard SIP soft/hard phones, VoIP services and traditional PSTN phone lines.

History[edit]

3CX was developed by 3CX, an international VoIP IP PBX software development technology company as an open-standards, software-based PBX. First published as a free IP PBX product in 2006, the product was intended to provide a VoIP solution for use in a Microsoft Windows environment.[2]

The first commercial edition of the product was launched in 2007. Reviews of the product have noted its easy configuration, management, and hardware compatibility.[3][4][5][6] Smith on VoIP commented in a blog post about 3CX that it was very easy to use.[7] In 2009, it was featured on the internet TV show Hak5.[8] On 7 June 2017, 3CX released version 15.5 with a complete feature set from WebRTC video conferencing, presence, chat and voicemail and a brand new Web Client.

Features[edit]

3CX Phone System consists of a number of software-based [9] components. The PBX, accessed and managed via a web-based management console, softphones for Windows and MacOS, and smartphone clients for iOS and Android. The phone system can be used with either SIP phones or the clients, or a combination of the two. The PBX provides unified communications functionality including presence, chat, voicemail to email, fax to email, integrated video conferencing, call conferencing, and CRM integration.

Supported SIP Trunk Providers[edit]

USA -

Canada -

Australia -

  • Aatrox Communications
  • Mvoice
  • Neural Networks

Release Table[edit]

Version Build Number Release date
v16 16.0.0.1581 27 March 2019
v15.5 - Update 6 15.5.15502.6 30 August 2018
v15.5 - Update 5 15.5.13105.5 1 June 2018
v15.5 - Update 4 15.5.10244.4 1 March 2018
v15.5 - Update 3 15.5.8801.3 1 January 2018
v15.5 - Update 2 15.5.6354.2 1 November 2017
v15.5 - Update 1 15.5.3849.1 1 August 2017
v15.5 15.5.1694.0 1 July 2017
v15 SP5 15.0.62928.5 1 March 2017
v15 SP4 60903 1 December 2016
v15 SP3 59950 1 October 2016
v15 SP2 59381 1 October 2016
v15 SP1 56772 1 July 2016
v15 56008 1 July 2016
v14 SP3 49169 1 February 2016
v14 SP2 47020 1 December 2015
v14 SP1 45826 1 October 2015
v14 44241 1 September 2015
v12.5 12.5.37957.880 21 October 2014
v12 SP6 36097.67 6 June 2014
v12 SP5 35528.64 5 May 2014
v12 SP4 34902.6 4 March 2014
v12 SP3 33517.465 3 November 2013
v12 SP2 32816.397 2 October 2013
v12 SP1 32495.362 1 September 2013
v11 SP4 1 February 2013
v11 SP3 1 December 2012
v11 SP2 1 November 2012
v11 SP1 1 September 2012
v11 1 July 2012
v10 SP6 10.24018 1 February 2012
v10 SP5 10.22686 1 December 2011
v10 SP4 10.22052 1 November 2011
v10 SP3 10.21197 1 September 2011
v10 SP2 10.20401 1 July 2011
v10 SP1 10.19547 1 May 2011
v10 10.19117 1 March 2011
v09 SP4 9.14901 10 November 2010
v09 SP3 9.14507 16 October 2010
v09 SP1 9.13763 1 July 2010
v08 - Update 4 8.0.10824 29 January 2010
v08 8.0.9414 2 October 2009
v07.1 07.01.6589 17 April 2009
v07 7.0.4249 4 December 2008
v06.1 6.1.1793 12 September 2008
v06 6.0.612 23 June 2008

Table created according to the "3CX Phone System Build History".[10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Install your PBX on a credit card size Raspberry Pi device". 3CX. 2019-02-22. Retrieved 2019-03-27.
  2. ^ Alexis Argent (2009-09-30). "VoIP Uncovered » Why 3CX? Interview with Nick Galea, the CEO of 3CX". Blog.voipon.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-02-28.
  3. ^ "Latest Topics | ZDNet". Reviews.zdnet.co.uk. 2015-06-30. Retrieved 2017-02-28.
  4. ^ "3CX - 3CX Phone System for Windows review". IT Reviews. Unusual Publishing Ltd. 2008-04-14. Archived from the original on 2008-07-06. Retrieved 2018-06-18.}
  5. ^ "Unified Communications". Vipplanet.com. Retrieved 2017-02-28.
  6. ^ Wright, Karl. "3CX Phone System Free Edition [Computer Shopper]". expertreviews.co.uk. Dennis Publishing Limited. Archived from the original on 2009-04-17. Retrieved 2018-06-18.
  7. ^ "3CX Review | DIY PBX". Smithonvoip.com. Retrieved 2017-02-28.
  8. ^ "Episode 503 – Build a free VoIP PBX in under 10 minutes – Start programming a USB Dev Board for less than $20 | Technolust since 2005". Hak5.org. Retrieved 2017-02-28.
  9. ^ "3CX Review | Under the Lid of the Software Revolution". www.uctoday.com. 2017-04-18. Retrieved 2018-04-11.
  10. ^ "3CX Phone System Build History". www.3cx.com. Retrieved 2018-05-07.