Bria – the softphone that revolutionizes Voice over IP according to the user’s personal preference




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New Features*


  • Improved G. 722 audio codec performance
  • Improved client control of audio input levels
  • Ability to hang up a call directly from the system tray
  • Advanced IM alert notification when the IM window is inactive or hidden

* Current Bria users will have received an in-client notification to upgrade to Bria 2.5; simply click the upgrade message to benefit from these new features. For more details on the new features, see the Bria 2.5 Release Notes under the Resources tab.


Feature Overview

The CounterPath Multimedia Communicator Bria is built on the same SIP-based platform as eyeBeam 1.5. In addition to the features offered in eyeBeam, Bria offers a number of usability features in a dynamic user interface.

Bria and Bria Professional are available in 6 languages: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German and Italian.

Standard Features

Bria and eyeBeam include the following standard features:

  • Open Standards based
  • Session Initiated Protocol (SIP) based signaling for all interactive media sessions
  • Enhanced Quality of Service (QoS) for voice & video calls
  • Security offering signaling & media encryption via TLS
  • Performance Management of the SIP end-point
  • High Compression codec support
  • Comprehensive Personal Address Book, including detailed calls lists and history
  • Zero-Touch Configuration of your audio or video devices
  • Microsoft Outlook® 2003 integration allowing users to import their address book into their Bria contact list and dial directly from the application.
  • IM & Presence Management
  • Multi-party and ad hoc Voice and Video Conferencing [IP & PSTN]
  • Voice & Video Call Recording
  • Detachable & Sliding Drawers for quick Video and Contact information
  • Incoming call alerts


Bria Professional

Bria Professional version is designed for business and enterprise users.

In addition to the features available in Bria, Bria Professional offers additional capabilities including:

  • LDAP integration
  • DHCP discovery (Provisioning Server)
  • Flexible login options
  • Enhanced installer options
  • Auto Answer
  • Improved security options with SRTP media encryption
  • Busy Lamp Field (BLF) workgroup creation (RLS server required)

Bria Professional can be deployed within an enterprise environment either by manually configuring via the softphone GUI, or using a provisioning server. Please refer to the Resources for more information.

Exclusive to Bria

Bria offers several features not available in eyeBeam:


  • Focused around your address book, Bria's contact-centric interface gives you more ways to make, receive and manage your calls and IMs.
  • Make your desktop space more manageable by minimizing Bria to a deskbar from which you can make and receive calls quickly and easily.

Any Questions?

If you wish to receive further information, do not hesitate to contact us.