Softphones List


X-Lite is a popular softphone for Windows and Mac. Since it’s a software application, you will require both speaker and microphone devices to make calls. You can use any of the following configurations:

  • External speakers and microphone
  • Common Multimedia headset
  • Built in microphone and speakers
  • USB multimedia headset
  • USB SIP phone

The manual is based on the fifth version of X-Lite. Go to the Account Settings. Click Softphone a Account Settings.

configuration of SIP account

Fill in the fields as it’s showed on the picture above.
Display name: whatever you want, it’s just a description
Authorization name: YOUR_SIP_LOGIN
Make sure you have option Register with domain and receive calls enabled.
Choose the option Send outbound via:
Domain a

configuration of SIP account

Now choose the Topology tab and check Auto-detect firewall traversal method using ICE. In some cases when using you are behind a NAT (router etc) it might be necessary to use option None (use local IP address).

configuration of SIP account

Now close and save the settings by clicking the OK button and go to the Preferences a Audio Codecs. Make sure that you have G711 ulaw and G711 alaw selected. Click OK and make a test call.

If test is OK, you should be able now to make calls.