4. VoIP Between Two Computers

A number of software products exist which allow the making of Internet phone-calls between two computers. Some examples are listed below - note that inclusion in this list does not imply any official recommendation or endorsement whatsoever by Oxford University. OUCS reserves the right at any time to disallow the use of any product that is deemed to infringe the restrictions on P2P resource-sharing.

  • Windows Live Messenger (formerly MSN Messenger) - Free PC-to-PC phone/video for Windows and Mac users
  • Yahoo Messenger - Free PC-to-PC phone/video for Windows users
  • Google Talk - Free PC-to-PC phone for Windows users (Still in beta-test and requires a Gmail account)
  • iChat Free Mac-to-Mac phone/video/conferencing for OSX users

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