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Bria 5
Bria 5

Main Features (Windows and Mac Only)

  • Legacy softphone that will End of Sale Spring 2021
  • HD voice and video calling support
  • 1080p video using H.264 and VP8 codecs
  • Enhanced contact management options
  • Multi-language support

Current Unit Price (USD)

$59.95 ea.
Volume Discounts
50 to 99: 9%
100+ Units: 18%
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Bria 5 is CounterPath’s legacy softphone for Windows and Mac desktop and laptop computers. Since providing notice in November 2019, the company will officially stop selling Bria 5 in Spring 2021.

While Bria 5 software will continue to run until your operating system no longer supports it; we are offering legacy users the ability to trade in their licenses for credit towards Bria Solo, Teams, or Enterprise solutions – up to 100% depending on when you purchased Bria 5!

If you would like to receive more information on migrating your Bria 5 deployment to another Bria solution, please complete our Customer Success form and we will be in touch.


Standard Features1

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 six languages: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, German and Japanese.

Voice and Video Calling Support

  • Make HD voice and conference calls using G.722, SILK HD and Opus VBR (variable bit rate) voice codecs (among many others)
  • View, send and receive ultra high-definition HD video up to 1080p using H.264 and VP8 codecs
  • Detachable, full screen video window
  • Standard telephony features include single click to call, speakerphone, mute and ability to transfer, 3 way calls, 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 Support

  • SIP SIMPLE and XMPP support
  • Send instant messages to from your contact list when you see they are online
  • Start a single or group chat from the Messages window
  • Control Pop-up notification and sound alerts for incoming IMs
  • Employ "Do Not Disturb" function for blocking incoming Instant Messages
  • Company chat rooms of persistent meeting rooms that users can join or be added to
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Presence Support

  • Set your presence status so team members 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 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 leading USB and Bluetooth device manufacturers such as Plantronics, Jabra, Sennheiser and Logitech. l

Security and Network Traversal

  • Secure communications across voice, video and messaging
  • Over the last decade, CounterPath has earned the trust of Fortune 500, Governments, Health providers and small businesses alike to help in securing their calls and protecting their server info regardless of device, network or location
  • Advanced security with signaling and media encryption via TLS and SRTP
  • Firewall traversal and compliance with the latest standards (ICE, STUN, & TURN)
  • Secure connection to provisioning, messaging/presence servers

Enterprise Features

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

  • LDAP/Active Directory integration
  • Auto answer and “Do Not Disturb” functions
  • Workgroup capabilities - Bridge Line Appearance (BLA) (Windows only)
  • Company Chat Rooms – for online conferences and meetings
  • Branding and technical customization can be implemented based on a customer’s unique requirements

1Note that some features are dependent on the call server platform or hosted service support.



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 or video calls with Bria. Please contact your local service provider to subscribe.

System Requirements

Processor Minimum: Core 2 Duo 2.1 GHz
Recommended: i5 / i7 2.4 GHz and above
Memory Minimum: 4GB RAM
Recommended: 8 GB RAM and above
Hard Disk Space 400 MB (Install/Upgrade, 200 MB operation)
Operating system Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 *
Microsoft Windows 8.1 (Desktop mode) *
Microsoft Windows 10 (Creators Update recommended), including 2 in 1 tablet support *
macOS X 10.13 (High Sierra)
macOS X 10.14 (Mojave)
macOS X 10.15 (Catalina)

*For Bria 5 for Windows, desktop devices must support .NET.
Connection IP network connection (broadband, LAN, wireless); Constant Internet connection
Bria is Windows 7 CompatibleBria is Windows 8 CompatibleBria is Windows 10 Compatible