PoivY

PoivY Free

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  • main screen
  • Options
  • Making A Call
  • Main Menu
  • Testing Your Bandwidth
  • Main window

Editorial review

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Daniel Ángel Romero Senior editor

The following review written by one of the Software Informer contributors applies to version 4.5
PoivY is a program that will let you make phone calls over the Internet. You will be able to use this program to talk to other PoivY users for free – with selected countries and for a limited amount of time – or send SMS and call to regular phone lines for a fee.
And all of this just using your computer and your Internet connection. Additionally, you can make some short free calls to certain destinations, in order to test the program.

In order to use this service, you must open an account with PoivY, which can be done from the program’s interface. When launching the program for the first time, it will test and rate your bandwidth, configure your microphone and speakers, and will perform a free test call at the end of the process.

The program will show you how much credit you have in your account. If you have no credit, you can only make free calls. You can buy credit through your credit card, PayPal or Western Union, depending on the country you are living in.

The program allows you to create a caller ID that will identify your calls as being made from your landline or a mobile phone. The company will call to the name you gave them, and they will ask you to enter a code to validate your account. In addition, you can use the program’s built-in phone book to store the information of your contacts. It will keep a record of the calls made and the incoming calls.

Pros

  • It allows for clear and cheap communications over the Internet.

Cons

  • None.
This software was checked for viruses and was found to be clean. Click here to see antivirus report.
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What's new in version 4.0

- Fixed connection bugs
- The client deadlocked on incoming calls.
- Some minor issues in the network test functions have been fixed.
- A bug in the wan measurement system has been fixed.
- Inserted new menu item 'Contacts'. All contacts related menu items moved to this menu.
- Renamed menu item 'File' to 'Account'. Close is removed from this menu.
- An internal bug in the connection system has been solved.
 

Publisher's description

With poivY you can make free* calls over the internet to any of your online friends, as well as various popular destinations. Make free calls worldwide with this application.Easy-to-use and very nice interface to work with. To enjoy phone calls from your PC, just use this software.

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  • 0
    Guest 6 months ago

    I am about 19 Euros of the credit but have run out of free days. I want to buy 10 Euros worth so to get more Free Days but it immediately goes into 'session expired'. I had the same problem last time.

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    danitza 2 years ago
    — trouble calling a landline in USA
    Pros: cheap
    Cons: sometimes it crashes, not to much since the last update. No free calls to Bolivian landlines

    I used to call to a friend in USA (Dallas), to a landline. However, since last weekend every time I've tryed to call her, the call has ended inmediately, without any ring, with the following message: Call ended (the other party ended the call).

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    Guest 4 years ago

    I have been try to log in as a new user ,but all my effort was in vain.please kindly help me out to gain access to your site.even to buy credit was a problem.please put me trough because is getting too late for me to make any call.my email address is obagadejoseph at yahoo dot com thanks


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