List of SIP software

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This list of SIP software documents notable software applications which use Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) as a voice over IP (VoIP) protocol.


Free and open-source license[edit]

A SIP server, also known as a SIP proxy, manages all SIP calls within a network and takes responsibility for receiving requests from user agents for the purpose of placing and terminating calls.

Proprietary license[edit]


Free and open-source license[edit]

Proprietary license[edit]


  • QuteCom, formerly named OpenWengo, using Qt libraries, GPL, for Windows, Mac, and RPM- DEB-based Linux,[5] discontinued in 2016
  • Gizmo5, formerly PhoneGaim, discontinued in 2011
  • Empathy, using GTK libraries and Telepathy framework, GPL, discontinued in earliest visible, 2021. [6]

Mobile clients[edit]

Free and open-source license[edit]

  • Jami for Android, iOS; GPL v3
  • Linphone for Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, Windows phone; GPL v2
  • Sipdroid for Android, GPL v3

Proprietary license[edit]


Session border controllers[edit]

Enabled firewalls[edit]

  • Check Point VPN-1 firewalls, include complete SIP support for multiple vendors
  • The firewall feature in Cisco IOS includes complete SIP support
  • Cisco PIX/ASA firewalls include complete SIP support
  • D-Link Firewall DFL-210/260/800/860/1600/2500 supports SIP (SIP-ALG) with firmware and above
  • Fortinet, all FortiGates running v280/v300 builds
  • Intertex SIP transparent routers, firewalls and ADSL modems, for broadband deployments and SOHO market
  • Juniper Networks Netscreen and SRX firewalls include complete SIP Application Layer Gateway support
  • Linux Netfilter's SIP conntrack helper fully understands SIP and can classify (for QOS) and NAT all related traffic
  • Netopia Netopia supports ALG
  • PF, built-in OpenBSD firewall PF can handle the NAT through the "static-port" directive and the bandwidth control through the built-in queuing system of SIP connections
  • pfSense, a firewall/router distribution based on FreeBSD and PF; has QoS that properly tags VoIP traffic and a SIP proxy package that is available for NATed endpoints. Its functionality can be expanded with packages like FreeSWITCH, a free/open source software communications platform for making SIP, voice and chat driven products.
  • Secure Computing, SnapGear firewall includes siproxd SIP proxy, Sidewinder 7 firewall includes a SIP proxy
  • SonicWall, supports SIP
  • ZyXEL ZyWALL P1, 2Plus, 5 UTM, 35 UTM, 70 UTM, 1050, USG 100, USG 200, USG 300, USG 1000 supports SIP-ALG


Test tools[edit]

  • Codenomicon Defensics: commercial test automation framework
  • Ixia (company) commercial SIP-VoIP and Video test and emulation and load test platform
  • Mu Dynamics: commercial SIP-VoIP, RTSP-IPTV Triple Play service assurance platform

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "OpenSER Renamed To Kamailio". 6 March 2010. Retrieved 2015-02-20.
  2. ^ "Yate client page". Retrieved 2011-12-01.
  3. ^ "Yate official page". Retrieved 2011-12-01.
  4. ^ "Librestream Releases a Fully Managed Onsight SIP Service for Onsight Customers". 8 May 2009.
  5. ^ "homepage". Retrieved 19 December 2014.
  6. ^ "Empathy is currently no longer in development (see also Attic/Unmaintained)".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. ^ "Finding the Correct Source Code for CSipSimple and Compiling (2019)".

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