ANT 0.1.12 review

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ANT is a desktop ISDN telephony application written for GNU/Linux

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 410K
Developer: Roland Stigge
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ANT is a desktop ISDN telephony application written for GNU/Linux. It supports OSS (Open Sound System) and I4L (ISDN4Linux). Its user interface was made for GTK+ 2.x (GIMP toolkit).

ANT directly interfaces OSS and ISDN devices, so there is no need to install extra software or hardware like PBX (Private Branch Exchange) or telephony cards, if you've got direct access to an audio capable ISDN card (teles or HiSax chipset, e.g. AVM Fritz Card) and a full duplex soundcard or two sound devices.

Here are some key features of "ANT":
Dialing out, receiving calls and talking, of course :)
Caller id monitor
Vanity number dialing support
Big / little endian support for processor architecture and sound card
Different 8 and 16 bit audio formats supported
Different sampling speeds supported (if sound device(s) don't support native ISDN sampling speed)
Setting outgoing (identifying) MSN (Multiple Subscriber Number) and MSNs to listen on
Line Level Checker
Also works with ALSA (OSS emulation)
Saved config files
Saved Caller ID history
Option to run an external command on incoming call (useful for external pagers), add %n in template for calling party number
Command line option to make a running instance of ANT make a call to a specific number (useful for external address book applications)
Live recording to files
Popup on incoming calls
Configurable preset buttons
Isdnlog data import
Tracking of unanswered calls
Internationalization, native language support (NLS) for de, en, fr, nl, ro

What's New in This Release:
The Swedish translation has been updated.

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