Voip Softphone for Windows & Mac

Transform your computer into a powerful phone using the softphone in RingCentral for Desktop

RingCentral for Desktop

All-inclusive desktop solution with a softphone, fax, messaging, conferencing, and more. Included with RingCentral for Desktop is your RingCentral softphone, which enables high quality VoIP calling and transforms your PC or Mac into a sophisticated call controller with an array of features and options.

Make and answer calls on your computer.

The softphone feature is part of the desktop app, which is included for no additional cost with all RingEX™ editions.


Plug in a headset or simply use your computer’s speakers and microphone to turn any internet-connected computer into an intelligent softphone app and call controller.


Seamless integration with company directory and RingCentral cloud; easily make a call to any of your contacts with a simple click.

The man is calling from his computer using the RingCentral Platform
Make and answer calls from any device using the RingCentral Cloud Platform

Manage and control your calls.

Intuitive interface provides you with a single view of multiple calls. Easily switch calls, mute calls, or send callers to voicemail.


Easily park a telephone call at a virtual location and retrieve it from any other phone or softphone in your system—even a mobile device can pick up a parked call.


Seamlessly flip an ongoing call to your desk phone, computer, or mobile device.


Transfer a call to any phone number or extension.


Add up to six callers into a conference call, or drop a caller at any time—without complicated button-pushing sequences.

Additional benefits of a softphone

HD voice ensures high-quality sound for your calls.


Calls are clearer and easier to understand, and voice quality is richer than with conventional voip softphones.


Record calls with your softphone.

Record a single call, or change your settings to Download recorded conversations, store them on your computer, or forward them to others for review.


Send callers text-to-speech messages in real time.


Communicate with your callers without picking up your handset.


Allow callers to hear a default message or type a personalised one to be transmitted via text-to-speech technology when you’re too busy to take a call.


These options are available even while you’re participating in a web meeting or are on another call.

Intercept callers leaving messages.


Listen to voice messages as they’re being recorded by the caller.


Intervene when a caller is leaving a message so you can accept the call.


In addition to the softphone feature, RingCentral for Desktop offers other robust features and capabilities:


Send faxes with cover sheets and attachments. Receive faxes and print or forward them to one or multiple recipients.


Send and receive business messages from your computer, including group messages to RingCentral extensions and phone numbers within your company.


Launch RingEX to participate in online meetings with one click.

“RingCentral is way ahead in terms of innovation. It has plenty of functionality: it brings big-company systems to smaller companies.”
— Sean Lam, 
Chief Executive Officer, Walker Crips Group PLC

Frequently Asked Questions

  • You can configure your phone settings to make RingCentral for Desktop as your primary phone device to answer or make VoIP calls. Use the dialpad in the app to make calls or simply click the Call button from any of your contacts. When an incoming call arrives, the app on your computer will ring and display the caller's information, if available.

For Windows 7 (or later):

  • Minimum 2 GHz (32-bit or 64-bit) processor
  • Minimum of 4 GB of memory (8 GB recommended)
  • 400 MB of free hard drive space
  • Required minimum screen resolution is 1,024 x 768
  • Intel processor
  • Minimum of 4 GB of memory (8 GB recommended)
  • 400 MB of free hard drive space
  • Required minimum screen resolution is 1,024 x 768

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