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X-Lite is a freeware voice-over-IP (VoIP) softphone by Vancouver-based CounterPath Corporation. It that uses the Session Initiation Protocol for call management.

In September 2010, CounterPath released X-Lite 4.0, which incorporates many of the features from X-Lite 3.0 but has a redesigned user interface based on CounterPath's Bria softphone.[1] X-Lite 4.0 was launched in June 2017.

Past releases of X-Lite include: X-Lite 2.0 for Linux, which uses the old X-Pro code base, and X-Lite 3.0 for Windows and Mac OS X which uses the eyeBeam base. X-Lite 2.0 was audio only, while X-Lite 3.0 had audio, video, and instant messaging as well as being presence-capable.

In 2005, X-Lite was Internet Telephony magazine's Product of the Year.[2] X-Lite complements other non-free products offered by the company excludes certain popular features used within a company, such as call transfer.[3]

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  1. ^ "CounterPath Releases X-Lite 4.0". CounterPath Corporation. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  2. ^ "CounterPath Wins INTERNET TELEPHONY® Magazine's Product of the Year Award for 2005". CounterPath Corporation. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Transfer Call Using X-Lite". CounterPath Corporation. Retrieved 22 August 2016.