The Internet has become one of the most common ways for long distance communication, alongside the telephone. PC-Telephone is an application that combines these two methods, allowing you to use your computer as a phone, fax and data transfer system.
With PC-Telephone you can make low-cost voice calls in every country, all you have to do is keep the phone number format. Using the Voice over IP technology, the program allows you to setup your IP options in order to transport communication services via the Internet.
After doing so, you have to order a calling card and recharge your account in order to make phone calls or send fax messages. If your calling card amount is insufficient, you can hear a default message every time you try to call a number or make data transfers.
The programs' interface is simple, as it displays all the available folders in tree-view, allowing you to view their content in a separate pane. Every phone call you make appears in the Journal folder, enabling you to permanently view the call history and duration.
Call scheduling, forwarding and transfering are other features that this application offers its users. When scheduling a call, you have to set the waiting time and the retry time intervals. Moreover, you can transfer IP, local, long distance or international calls. Still, you can optionally choose to receive call notifications.
In addition to this, you can create your own phonebook, where you can even include speed dial numbers. Also, you can create multiple mailboxes for your voicemail, each of them with a different access code, thus preventing unwanted access to your conversations.
You can customize the application from the 'Setup' window by choosing the call notification actions and sounds, the audio device and the call expiration period.
PC-Telephone can also be set to run in the system tray, in order to permanently monitor your calls and messages. You can use this lightweight program to keep in touch with your friends anywhere in the world.
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