Asterisk Dial & Announce Tool

ADAT is a CTI-integration tool for use with the Open Source Asterisk (PBX) Communications Framework.
Setup calls from your desktop with ease, using any Asterisk connected (soft) phone.
Dial by shortcut, phonebook, outlook contacts, commandline, hotkey or just typing it in.

Asterisk CTI Dialer

Using ADAT CTI, phone calls can easily be set up from your Desktop.

Call notification

Incoming and outgoing calls are announced using unobtrusive popups.

BLF Operator Panel

Keep track of other users/extensions with the BLF Operator Panel

Free of charge

ADAT is free to be used 'As-Is'.
Contact us for custom builds.


Call notification

- Incoming and outgoing calls are announced using a tray icon balloon.
- On incoming calls the calling party name and number is announced (as long as Asterisk provides the caller-ID information)


- CRM customer details can be shown when a call is announced by clicking on the balloon
- The CRM-integration url's/actions can be defined seperately for inbound and outbound calls

Manual PC Dialer

- Using the ADAT dialer form, any number can be manually entered (or pasted) and dialed.
- ADAT will setup the calll for you by dialing your extension first. When you (auto)answer, the outbound call will be setup.

Copy & Paste Dialer

- Faster dialing with a simple copy & paste allows you to use any source of information (any Windows program that allows select and copy).
- Just paste the number into ADAT and dial.
- Or even better, configure and use the ADAT Hotkey!

Click-To-Dial links

- Let ADAT handle CallTo URL's, resulting in fast click-to-dial functionality.
- ADAT will automatically setup a call between your extension and the CallTo URL number you click on.

Browser context dialer

- ADAT includes an Internet Explorer plugin that can be used for context-menu dialing on any web page.
- Just select the number, right-click and choose "Dial using ADAT" to initiate a dial out.
- The Firefox plugin is available as a separate .XPI download.

BLF Operator Panel

- Simple but effective BLF operator panel - Monitor other extensions and utilize one-click dialing.
- Automatically pop-up BLF operator panel on detected activity. - Panel displays extension status/presence.


- ADAT can be configured to send a special SIP header which instructs SIP phones to auto-answer the call request.
- Your phone answers the ADAT call-request immediately and then dials the requested desitination without touching the phone!


- Use regluar expressions to automatically clean up strangely formatted numbers.
- Strip or add specific (international) dialing prefixes.
- Replace/remove invalid characters.

Import Contacts

- Allows import of contact from your Microsoft Outlook profile.
- Import contacts from a (shared) XML phonebook file.
- Allows for easy searching Á dialing contacts.

Event Handlers

- Several events/actions can be handled.
- Enables integration of third party (CRM) solutions.
- Automatically open an application or URL on Answer/Ringing.
- Insert/pass caller ID information.


  • Account monitoring

  • Contacts data

  • Account configuration

  • ADAT Notifications

Contact us

Feel free to contact us using the form below for special inquiries and/or development funding.
In most other cases you may be better served by using our forum.

ADAT is free to use and we would like to keep it that way. However, this also means there is no funding for this project.
If you are happy with ADAT and would like to support further development, you can send us a PayPal donation.
Keep sending us your feedback/requests, but please take into account that we have limited resources for ADAT support/development.