Understanding the internals of linphone
Linphone has inside a separation between the user interfaces and the core engine, allowing to create various kinds of user interface on top of the same functionalities.
- The user interface frontends:
- Gtk+/glade interface
- The console interface (linphonec, linphonecsh)
- The iPhone application built in objective C
- The Android application running in java
Liblinphone, the core engine: this is the library that implements all
the fonctionnalities of linphone. Liblinphone is a powerful SIP VoIP video SDK that anyone can use to add audio or video call capabilities to an application. It provides a high level api to initiate, receive, terminate calls.
Liblinphone relies on the following software components:
Liblinphone and all its dependencies are written in pure C.
Audio tunables and configuration file options
Linphone can be adapted to a variety of hardware platforms, not only PCs. A wide range of options is available to allow improving the audio quality for a target platform or environment. Read this document for information about these possibilities.