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Using Lync on Macintosh

Learn about installing and using Lync on Windows computers, assessing your hardware and using Web-based alternatives.

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Mac OS 10.5.8 and higher (with or without Outlook)

Download and learn how to install, uninstall and maintain Microsoft Lync 2011 for Mac.


Lync helps you stay connected to the people who are important to you via instant messaging, email, audio and video calls, persistent chat rooms, and online meetings and presentations.


Scheduling Lync meetings using the recommended Lync Web Scheduler will offer people who use Macs the greatest functionality.


Mac users have two options for joining a Lync meeting. We recommend using the Lync Web App; the Lync 2011 client for the Mac can also be used.


See commonly asked questions about using Lync 2011 for Macintosh.

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