Microsoft Messenger for Mac 8 Beta Released with Real-Time Video Call

March 27, 2010 | Filed under Mac OS, Microsoft, Software, Video


Windows Live Messenger is one of the most used application by users around the world to keep in touch with friends. However like the title of the software, it is a Live Messenger meant for Windows only. To use the Messenger service in Mac OS, you can download the latest Microsoft Messenger for Mac version 8 beta. This new version comes with real-time collaboration between people in different locations. You can use instant messaging and audio and video calls to communicate with your contacts.

Download Live Messenger for Mac

To install, choose the language of the Messenger 8 you want and then download the 22.3MB dmg file. After finished downloading, double click on messenger8beta.dmg file which will auto expand and install. Although the latest Microsoft Messenger for Mac 8 introduces the much anticipated face-to-face audio/video interaction feature for personal users with a Windows Live Account, there are still a few known bugs such as display picture not showing, unable to send files to contacts, some network configurations cannot work with the audio/video calls and some custom emotions not showing.

Download Microsoft Messenger for Mac 8 Beta

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