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Overview

Bria 4 is a carrier-grade next generation softphone application that enables you to manage your communications easily and efficiently – all from your computer desktop. Replacing or complementing your hard phone, Bria allows you to make VoIP and Video calls over IP, see when your contacts are available, send Instant Messages and transfer files with ease and efficiency.

Built on SIP and open standards, Bria is proven interoperable with many of the industry's standard platforms and devices. It also includes features specifically designed for business and enterprise users and can be deployed within an enterprise environment either by manual configuration via the softphone Graphical User Interface (GUI) or by using a provisioning server like CounterPath's Client Configuration Server.

The latest softphone technology

Bria 4 is the next evolution of CounterPath softphone based on Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and .NET for Windows, and Cocoa for Mac, the most flexible user interface frameworks currently available. This foundation enables a dynamic interface with new task flows and customization options for an unprecedented user experience.

NOTE: CounterPath has discontinued support for Windows XP in the latest release of Bria. If you are using Windows XP with Bria 3.5.5 or earlier, your client will continue to work, however you cannot upgrade to Bria 4 without first updating your Window’s operating system to Windows Vista, 7, 8 or 8.1. To purchase Bria 3.5 for Windows XP, please click here to continue to the product page.



Bria for Windows

Bria for Windows

Bria for Mac

Bria for Mac

New to Bria 4

Find new efficiencies in your everyday communication with the significant user experience enhancements in Bria 4. Redesigned and enhanced with additional time-saving features, Bria 4 will change the way you connect, communicate and collaborate.

Brand New User Interface

Bria 4's new interface simplifies all of your communication. With intuitive Phone, Contacts, Favorites & Call History tabs, you can find and connect with each of your contacts with ease and efficiency. This exciting new look also unifies the user interface between CounterPath's desktop and mobile softphones

Bria 3 GUI vs the new Bria 4

Streamlined Messaging in One Window

In addition to the simplified interface, Bria 4 now lets you view and manage all of your instant messages, including regular IMs, group chats, chat room sessions and broadcast IMs, in one convenient window. Messages are also archived within this window for easy access.

Find added benefits by starting conversations from an individual contact, multiple contacts or the Messages window.

Bria 4 features full screen video

Full-Screen Video

See the bigger picture and feel more connected with full-screen video calling. This great new feature is ideal for video calling into conference rooms, connecting with remote workers on a more personal level, or seeing real-time reactions of customers during calls.



Standard Features

Bria for Windows is available in the following ten languages: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German, Chinese, Dutch, Japanese and Russian.

Bria for Mac is available in four languages: English, French, Spanish and Russian.

Voice and Video Calling

  • Make HD voice and conference calls using SILK HD and Opus voice codecs (among many others)
  • View, send and receive high-definition (HD) video using H.264 and VP8 codecs
  • Standard telephony features including speakerphone, mute and ability to transfer, forward and hold calls
  • Set display and sound alerts for incoming calls
  • Hide your ID for calls
  • Employ “Do Not Disturb” function for audio and video calls
  • Missed calls indicator
  • Support for voicemail with Message Waiting Indicator (MWI)

Instant Messaging (IM)

  • Send and receive Instant Messages in real time
  • Set display and sound alerts for incoming IMs
  • Start an IM conversation from your contact list or favorites list
  • Start a single or group chat from the Messages window
  • Employ “Do Not Disturb” function for blocking incoming Instant Messages

Presence

  • Set your presence status so contacts know how and when to get a hold of you best
  • Receive or block notification alerts for contacts' presence status updates
  • Establish unique privacy rules for your presence status for individual contacts

Enhanced Contact Management

  • Manage, sort and filter up to 3,000 contacts with support for contact avatars
  • Synchronize your contacts with Microsoft Outlook® personal address book (Windows 32 bit Outlook® only) or Mac Address Book (Mac only)
  • Create groups for contacts with the ability to place one contact in several groups
  • Set a default contact method for each contact
  • Add a contact during a call

Optimized Interface

  • Focused around your address book, Bria's contact-centric interface gives you more ways to make, receive and manage your calls and IMs
  • Navigate contacts, favorites, call history and dial pad with just a click of your mouse
  • Scale Bria to different sizes to maximize space on your desktop

Advanced Interoperability and Configuration

  • Open standards based
  • Session Initiated Protocol (SIP) based signaling for all interactive media sessions
  • Multiple account integration including local or company directories (LDAP/Active Directory), Microsoft Outlook®, and XMPP (up to 10 accounts)
  • High compression codec support
  • Zero Touch Configuration of your audio or video devices
  • Support for plug-and-play HID compliant devices
  • Support leading hardware device manufacturers such as Plantronics, Jabra, Sennheiser and others. For a list of all supported devices please visit: www.counterpath.com/interoperable-products.html

Security and Network Traversal

  • Advanced security with signaling and media encryption via TLS and SRTP
  • Firewall traversal and compliance with the latest standards (ICE, STUN, & TURN)

Enterprise Features

Bria also includes features specifically designed for business and enterprise users, including:

  • LDAP/Active Directory integration
  • Flexible login options
  • Enhanced installer options
  • Auto answer and “Do Not Disturb” functions
  • Improved security options with SRTP media encryption
  • Workgroup capabilities - Busy Lamp Field (BLF) and Bridge Line Appearance (BLA) (Windows only)
  • Company Chat Rooms – for online conferences and meetings

Bria can be deployed within an enterprise environment either by manual configuration via the softphone Graphical User Interface (GUI) or by using a provisioning server, like CounterPath’s Client Configuration Server (CCS). Please refer to the Resources tab for more information.



Requirements

Please review the following Service and System Requirements prior to purchasing Bria.

Service Requirements

You must have a VoIP service subscription with a local service provider or ISP in order to make audio/video calls or send Instant Messages with Bria. Please contact your local service provider to subscribe.

System Requirements

Processor Minimum: Pentium 4® 2.4 GHz or equivalent
Optimal: Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent, Video Card with DirectX 9.0c support
Memory Minimum: 1 GB RAM
Optimal: 2 GB RAM
Hard Disk Space 400 MB (Install/Upgrade, 200 MB operation)
Operating system Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8 (Desktop mode)
Microsoft Windows 8.1 (Desktop mode)
Mac OS X 10.8 or 10.9
Connection IP network connection (broadband, LAN, wireless); Constant Internet connection
Sound Card Full-duplex, 16-bit or use USB headset



Bria is Windows 7 Compatible

Bria is Windows 8 Compatible

NOTE: CounterPath has discontinued support for Windows XP in the latest release of Bria. If you are using Windows XP with Bria 3.5.5 or earlier, your client will continue to work, however you cannot upgrade to Bria 4 without first updating your Window’s operating system to Windows Vista, 7, 8 or 8.1. To purchase Bria 3.5 for Windows XP, please click here to continue to the product page.

Pricing

Bria

$49.99 (USD)

Upgrade eligibility: If you are an existing customer of Bria 3, you are eligible for a 30% discount on Bria 4. Upgrade now for $34.99

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Bria 4 Resources

Bria 4 Datasheet [1.9MB]

Bria 4 Administrator Guide [535 KB]

Bria 4 Administrator Orientation [213 KB]

Bria 4 Configuration Guide - Enterprise Deployments [133 KB]

Bria 4 Dial Plan Guide [67 KB]

Bria 4 Provisioning Guide - Enterprise Deployments [122 KB]

End User License Agreement [23 KB]

Bria 4 for Windows

Bria 4 Windows Release Notes [373 KB]

Bria 4 Windows Quick Start Guide [174 KB]

Bria 4 Windows User Guide - Enterprise Deployments [1.9 MB]

Bria 4 Windows User Guide - Retail Deployments [1.9 MB]

Bria 3.5 vs 4 for Windows Comparison Guide [503 KB]

For information on the Bria for Windows API, please click here.

Bria 4 for Mac

Bria 4 Mac Release Notes [298 KB]

Bria 4 Mac Quick Start Guide [199 KB]

Bria 4 Mac User Guide - Enterprise Deployments [2.8 MB]

Bria 4 Mac User Guide - Retail Deployments [3 MB]

Bria 3.5 vs 4 for Mac Comparison Guide [664 KB]

Bria for Microsoft Outlook® Addin

Bria for Outlook Quick Start Guide [150 KB]


Archives

Bria 3 Resources


Bria 3 Datasheet [1 MB]

Bria Desktop Screen Sharing Datasheet [601 KB]

Bria 3 Dial Plan Guide [72 KB]

Windows


Bria 3.5.5 for Windows Release Notes [478 KB]

Bria 3.5 for Windows Quick Start Guide [176 KB]

Bria 3.5.2 for Windows User Guide - Retail Deployments [2.2 MB]

Bria 3.5.1 for Windows User Guide - Enterprise Deployments [2.1 MB]

Bria 3.5.4 for Windows Release Notes [452 KB]

Bria 3.5.3 for Windows Release Notes [408 KB]

Bria 3.5.2 for Windows Release Notes [388 KB]

Bria 3.5.1 for Windows Release Notes [358 KB]

Bria 3.5 for Windows Release Notes [356 KB]

Bria 3.4.4 for Windows Release Notes [309 KB]

Bria 3.4.3 for Windows Release Notes [295 KB]

Bria 3.4.1 for Windows Release Notes [95 KB]

Bria 3.3.2 for Windows Release Notes [106 KB]

Bria 3.3.1 for Windows Release Notes [106 KB]

Bria 3.3 for Windows Release Notes [105 KB]

Bria 3.5.1 for Windows User Guide - Retail Deployments [2.2 MB]

Bria 3.5 for Windows User Guide - Retail Deployments [2.2 MB]

Bria 3.3 for Windows User Guide - Retail Deployments [2.4 MB]

Bria 3.5 for Windows User Guide - Enterprise Deployments [2.1 MB]

Bria 3.4 for Windows User Guide - Enterprise Deployments [2.3 MB]

Bria 3.3 for Windows User Guide - Enterprise Deployments [2.3 MB]

Bria 3.2.1 for Windows Release Notes [152 KB]

Bria 3.2 for Windows Release Notes (Revision 1) [152 KB]

Bria 3.2 for Windows User Guide - Retail Deployments [2.5 MB]

Bria 3.2 for Windows User Guide - Enterprise Deployments [2.4 MB]

Bria 3.4 for Windows Quick Start Guide [53 KB]

Bria 3.2 for Windows Quick Start Guide [65 KB]

Bria 3.2 for Windows API – Developer Guide [99 KB]

Bria 3.1 for Windows API – Developer Guide [48 KB]

Bria 3.1 for Windows Release Notes (Revision 3) [111 KB]

Bria 3.1 Administrator Guide [981 KB]

Bria 3.1 for Windows Quick Start Guide [65 KB]

Bria 3.1 for Windows User Guide - Retail Deployments [2.2 MB]

Bria 3.1 for Windows User Guide - Enterprise Deployments [1.9 MB]

Bria 3.0 for Windows Quick Start Guide [65 KB]

Bria 3.0 for Windows User Guide – Retail Deployments (Revision 2) [2.0 MB]

Bria 3.0 for Windows User Guide – Enterprise Deployments (Revision 2) [1.6 MB]

Bria 3.0.1 for Windows Release Notes [106 KB]

Bria 3.0 for Windows API – Developer Guide [51 KB]

Bria 3.0 for Windows User Guide – Retail Deployments [2.0 MB]

Bria 3.0 for Windows User Guide – Enterprise Deployments [1.6 MB]

Bria 3.0 for Windows Release Notes [116 KB]


Mac


Bria 3.5.5 for Mac Release Notes [265 KB]

Bria 3.5.2 for Mac User Guide - Retail Deployments [2.7 MB]

Bria 3.5.1 for Mac User Guide - Enterprise Deployments [2.2 MB]

Bria 3.5 for Mac Quick Start Guide [176 KB]

Bria 3.5.4 for Mac Release Notes [262 KB]

Bria 3.5.3 for Mac Release Notes [252 KB]

Bria 3.5.2 for Mac Release Notes [231 KB]

Bria 3.5.1 for Mac Release Notes [230 KB]

Bria 3.5.1 for Mac User Guide - Retail Deployments [2.4 MB]

Bria 3.5 for Mac Release Notes [229 KB]

Bria 3.4.4 for Mac Release Notes [203 KB]

Bria 3.4.3 for Mac Release Notes [202 KB]

Bria 3.4.2 for Mac Release Notes [72 KB]

Bria 3.4.1 for Mac Release Notes [68 KB]

Bria 3.4 for Mac User Guide - Retail Deployments [2.5 MB]

Bria 3.4 for Mac Quick Start Guide [69 KB]

Bria 3.4 for Mac User Guide - Enterprise Deployments [2.2 MB]

Bria 3.3.2 for Mac Release Notes [75 KB]

Bria 3.3.1 for Mac Release Notes [74 KB]

Bria 3.3 for Mac User Guide - Retail Deployments [2.5 MB]

Bria 3.3 for Mac User Guide - Enterprise Deployments [2.2 MB]

Bria 3.3 for Mac Release Notes [73 KB]

Bria 3.2.1 for Mac Release Notes [113 KB]

Bria 3.2 for Mac Release Notes [97 KB]

Bria 3.2 for Mac User Guide - Retail Deployments [2.5 MB]

Bria 3.2 for Mac User Guide - Enterprise Deployments [2.3 MB]

Bria 3.2 for Mac Quick Start Guide [78 KB]

Bria 3.1 for Mac Release Notes [83 KB]

Bria 3.1 for Mac Quick Start Guide [81 KB]

Bria 3.1 for Mac User Guide - Retail Deployments [2.5 MB]

Bria 3.1 for Mac User Guide - Enterprise Deployments [2.1 MB]

Bria 3.0 for Mac Quick Start Guide [94 KB]

Bria 3.0 for Mac User Guide - Retail Deployments [2 MB]

Bria 3.0 for Mac User Guide – Enterprise Deployments [1 MB]

Bria 3.0 for Mac Release Notes [76 KB]


Deployments


Softphones Deployment Overview [200 KB]

Bria 3.5 Configuration Guide - Retail Deployments [138 KB]

Bria 3.5 Configuration Guide - OEM Deployments [181 KB]

Bria 3.5 Provisioning Guide - OEM Deployments [153 KB]

Bria 3.5 Provisioning Guide - Retail Deployments [156 KB]

Bria 3.4 Configuration Guide - Retail Deployments [143 KB]

Bria 3.1 Configuration Guide - Retail Deployments [158 KB]

Bria 3.1 Configuration Guide - OEM Deployments [160 KB]

Bria 3.0 Configuration Guide – Retail Deployments [151 KB]

Bria 3.0 Provisioning Guide – Retail Deployments [165 KB]


Admin Guides


Bria 3.5 Administrator Orientation [33 KB]

Bria 3.5 Administrator Guide [887 KB]

Bria 3.0 Administrator Orientation [48 KB]

Bria 3.0 Administrator Guide [871 KB]

Bria 3.0 Remote Provisioning Overview [103 KB]


Bria 2.5 and Earlier


Bria 2.5 Release Notes [197 KB]

Bria Professional 2.5 Release Notes [198 KB]

Bria Professional 2.5 Release Notes [222 KB]

Bria Quick Start Guide [112 KB]

Bria Professional 2.5 Administrator Guide [1.9 MB]

Bria Professional 2.5 Provisioning Guide [386 KB]

Bria Professional 2.5 Configuration Guide [149 KB]

Bria 2.5 Windows User Guide [2.1 MB]

Bria Professional 2.5 Windows User Guide [2.4 MB]

Bria Professional 2.4 User Guide [1.7 MB]

Bria 2.4 User Guide [1.9 MB]

Bria 2.4 Release Notes [336 KB]

Bria 2.3 Release Notes [84 KB]

Bria Professional 2.3 Administrator Guide [882 KB]

Bria 2.3 User Guide [1.7 MB]

Bria Professional 2.3 User Guide [1.5 MB]

Bria 2.2 User Guide [1.6 MB]

Bria 2.2 Release Notes [116 KB]

Bria 2.1 User Guide [1.6 MB]

Bria 2.0.1 Release Notes [40 KB]

Bria 2.0 User Guide [1.4 MB]