[Serusers] decoding g729 encoded rtp streams

Nils Ohlmeier lists at ohlmeier.org
Fri Jul 21 13:58:12 CEST 2006


On Friday 21 July 2006 08:31, İlker Aktuna wrote:
> I know that there are licence and patent issues but is it possible to
> decode g729 encoded rtp streams with any software ? I have licenced Eybeam
> softphone with g729 support. But it can only decode streams in a
> conversation. I just need to decode streams recorded with tcpdump/ethereal.
> Once I had used a software with this feature but then it turned out to be a
> trojan. I don't remember the name now. Is there any other software ? (or
> method using Eyebeam ?)

AFAIK you have to pay the license per stream in parallel. Thus I guess any 
kind of sniffer would have to pay a very high license fee because you could 
theoretically decode a lot of streams in parallel with it.


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