Indoona is an Italian software product from Tiscali that lets you make free phone calls and send messages over the Internet using VoIP. The program is available in the desktop version for PC and Mac and can be used on the move using the version for smartphones (iPhone and Android) using Wi-Fi or 3G. The software allows you to make voice and video calls, transfer files, and communicate via chat. All calls and messages between users Indoona are free and more you can save on calls to landlines with operator Tiscali, these are available at no cost.
How to access the service
To use the service you need to register and confirm your account via email. The program comes with a clean and simple graphics. The functions cover the standard features of the most popular VoIP software such as calls, video calls and instant messaging as well as some less common features such as recording a video message or a message in mp3 audio (with a limit of 5 minutes), sending a postcard or a self-portrait by capturing images via webcam.
Such records may in turn be sent or simply saved to file. Another convenient feature is the favorites list, through which the user can select the contacts you most frequently and to group them into a single screen.
Manage multiple conversations
In the case of multiple conversations multitab is a window that has all the chat in a single form, while the groups the chat history window for the contact every day and provides a function for searching within all conversations past, useful for example to search for any information exchanged via chat.
Indoona configuration: so once the software is installed the audio and video capture devices are automatically configured without requiring any modification by the user. Among the few options you can choose the interface language (Italian, English, German, French and Spanish), stock chat history / call and delete it.
Rates for calls to all
In addition to the Free calls between registered users to the service, through Indoona Out program also offers special rates for effetture calls to all numbers on traditional PSTN (landline or mobile) to any destination. The service works by purchasing credit to use to call on line traditional pricing that varies from country to country. In addition you can purchase a fixed number Italian (or choosing from more than 50 countries supported) to use on the move for receiving calls abroad as if it were a local call, eliminating the cost of international roaming.
The Address Book
The management of the column Indoona allows you to exchange your contacts from your phone and computer and vice versa storing the list online and synchronizing devices. The operation can be launched manually from your smartphone touch of a button and is carried out automatically adding new contacts. In addition, the program takes care to point out if you can make free calls to your contacts if they also subscribed to the service, so next to the name of the contact you will see a small icon that indicates whether you can make a free phone call or in special cases if there is a low cost rate for that destination.
Using the desktop version of Indoona contacts can be imported from Microsoft Outlook or csv file backup, as well as webmail (Gmail, Yahoo, Tiscali, Hotmail, and others), with the ability to maintain any dedupliche. Similarly, you can delete from the server the contact list at any time.
Indoona conveniently integrates with the desktop version and mobile in order to make the use more smooth and easy as possible. If the user is logged on with both versions of any incoming calls will be automatically forwarded to your smartphone. Finally, through the website, you can login to check your balance or retail traffic. The ‘Smartphone application has the same features as the desktop version including features for sending pictures and video pre-recorded or live, such as a well-known audio mp3. The smartphone finally adds some specific functions such as the ability to send your location via geolocation services or hands-free calling.