VoxOx for Mac

VoxOx for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.2
out of 17 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.0.6.2163
  • Total Downloads:
    19,728
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 24, 2010
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    40.09MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    21
  • Platform:
    Mac
  • Product ranking:
    #13 in Chat

Editors' Review

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What if Digsby and Skype merged into one seemingly all-powerful VoIP and messaging communications tool is the question that VoxOx seeks to answer. VoxOx's many features have not yet been seen in one package, and version 2 of the program introduces even more features. Whether their execution suits your needs may be another matter.

VoxOx 2 offers all that came before, and more. It's got multiprotocol chat, social networking support, and Web mail integration. It also offers a telephony service that includes call encryption, mobile-to-mobile calls initiated by either SMS or via a Web site. New in this version are a free personal assistant for recording, forwarding, routing, and screening calls, inbound and outbound fax management, Facebook and MySpace IM support, a reworked contact manager that attempts to merge your contacts from their disparate sources, and stronger back-end support. Users have been promised that new servers can handle the workload asked of them.

You can share files up to 100MB via an internally-generated download link that can then be shared via e-mail or instant message. This is different from the direct support of most IM clients, but that file size bump is hard to ignore. There's mobile access, too, for those who use a mobile browser, iPhone, or WAP. The call quality on the Callback feature, where you initiate a long-distance or international phone call from your computer or SMS, was clear and crisp.

The Personal Assistant is the big new feature in this version, and for users who need to manage multiple phone numbers, it's a killer. You can redirect calls based on which number you want to be reached at first, and by who's calling you. You can record calls as they occur, or listen to messages as they're being recorded. You can also transfer a live call from a landline to a mobile number and not lose the call.

The interface has received an overhaul, and in general it's better. One drawback is that while many options are available from the Settings menu, not all of them are. Some you need to go to different parts of the program, such as altering IM fonts. Using VoxOx's phone features requires points, and users are given 120 points/minutes to get started. With an overwhelming feature set, VoxOx continues an uphill climb against better-known competitors or those who focus on a single feature, but it's hard to ignore the appeal of what's offered.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Very cool product. Sleek & easy to use."

March 16, 2010  |  By aaroncmathews

 |  Version: VoxOx 2.0.6.2163

Pros

Easy to use, very streamlined.

Cons

Not really sure at this time.

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1 stars

"useless application"

March 04, 2010  |  By subhron

 |  Version: VoxOx 2.0.6.2163

Pros

None at all

Cons

What it the use of this application if it crashes at the start up itself. I tried at least 20 times to install.. It does not work. Why bring out a beta version when elementary things like crash at the start are not taken care of. Useless application

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1 stars

"Crash on start. Promising but no cigar."

March 04, 2010  |  By chinajon6

 |  Version: VoxOx 2.0.6.2163

Pros

Promising.

Cons

Since ever one of the last few version crashes on start, I have not been able to try it out. I run OSX 10.5.8

Summary

It looks promising and I will keep trying.

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1 stars

"Crashes on start. Same issue as with the beta version"

March 03, 2010  |  By JonCalgary

 |  Version: VoxOx 2.0.6.2163

Pros

None, since it won't launch.

Cons

Crashes on startup. Won't run.

Summary

Useless.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.0.6.2163
Version 2.0.6.2163 includes an installation fix necessary for a small percentage of computers.
General
Publisher TelCentris
Publisher web site http://www.voxox.com
Release Date February 25, 2010
Date Added February 24, 2010
Version 2.0.6.2163
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory Chat
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.6 Intel, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Macintosh
Additional Requirements
  • Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.6
  • Download Information
    File Size 40.09MB
    File Name Voxox_i386_2.9.2.5632.dmg
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 19,728
    Downloads Last Week 21
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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