Jitsi 2.2 is now available for download (https://download.jitsi.org) here
offering stability improvements and feature enhancements. In this release
you will enjoy support for XMPP resources, support for Microsoft’s WASAPI
audio system, significantly better audio quality over lossy networks such
as Wi-Fi, improved conference call stability with Jitsi Videobridge (still
a Work In Progress), better video calls and many other improvements and
many sorted out problems of the video calls quality. We also now "push to
talk" functionality, ability to set the video bit rate, improved window
behavior and more readable history logging.
Jitsi downloads are available for Mac OS X, Linux and Windows and are
completely translated in Bulgarian, English, French, German, Italian,
Spanish. Partial translations for 19 more languages are also included.
Following is a list of the most important changes brought by this build:
* Adds an alternative to PortAudio using Windows Audio Session API (WASAPI)
(Not yet but soon to become the default audio system on Windows).
* Adds the possibility to send message or call a specific contact resource
* Allows setting the video bit rate.
* Adds presence, avatars and phone types to the "Transfer Call" dialog.
* Fixes duplication of incoming messages and file transfer panels when show
history in chats is enabled.
* Adds a new Jitter Buffer implementation that greatly improves audio in
lossy networks such as Wi-Fi.
* Adds support for searching for contacts in Thunderbird address books.
* Adds organization name in LDAP and OS X Address Book search results.
* Detects video support in XMPP vCard-s (important for CUSAX deployments).
* Improves Jitsi Videobridge call stability (Work In Progress).
* Fixes false-alerts for chat window closing.
* Implements a way for users to disable call waiting via configuration.
* Fixes various problems with video calls.
* Adds "push to talk" functionality (quick unmute while pressing
* Prevents firewall prompts from popping up every time Jitsi is started on
Mac OS X 10.6.
* Fixes copying of smileys, links and message headers in the chat history
window (which wasn’t previously possible).
* Adds TLS client certificate login strategy for XMPP.
* Adds a minimal (configurable) duration for RTP DTMF tones.
* Adds retransmissions for 180 Ringing SIP responses over unreliable
* Fixes NAPTR sorting by preference.
* Allows use of distinct (configurable) port ranges for audio and video
* Improves incoming call window placement.
* Upgrades to latest ice4j version, for better WebRTC compatibility (Work
* Makes conference related menu items available regardless of the currently
* Fixes the event configuration file chooser to remember the last stored
* Reverts to use of vanilla bouncy castle libs to address comments received
during the Debian submission.
* Logs dates in all history files as ISO 8601 with time zone.
* Various other fixes and improvements.
See the full commit log here: http://goo.gl/AfKzq
Best regards from the Jitsi dev team!