Office 365 (Skype for Business) - now on Mac
If you have used the commercial version of Skype before, then Skype for Business will be very familiar to you. Your photo, presence indicator, easy to use buttons and icons will be recognizable and make you feel right at home.
Skype for Business is now available to download on Mac, replacing Lync for Mac. Skype for Business includes some of the features from Lync, but with a new interface, along with some new additions.
Visit the following link to download Skype for Business on Mac: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=54108
This is what the "Meetings" homepage on Skype Business looks like:
Skype for Business on Mac provides improved meeting experiences such as:
One-click join: See your schedule for today and tomorrow, preview meeting details, and join right from the Meetings tab.
Meeting actions: Easily mute, add participants, IM your colleagues, and share and view the desktop.
Contacts: Finding and adding contacts has never been easier. Call, chat, and share your desktop in a snap.
Chats: Use instant messaging (IM) to connect with your contacts in real time and on a moment's notice.
Chat history: Find a previous conversation and rejoin a conversation at any time.
Presence: Let people know that you're available, and also see whether people are offline or online, and whether they're busy, in a meeting, or available.
Personal notes: Add a message to your presence status to give people more information about what you're up to.
Video: Full screen and high-definition video for a better meeting experience.
Group video calling: See up to four meeting participants in the meeting window at the same time, with better video quality, smart transitions from presenters and participants, and the ability to share content
Calls: Manage all aspects of calling with voice mail, missed calls, call logs, call forwarding, and simultaneous ringing.
Accessibility: Improved keyboard navigation, screen reader compatibility, and visual enhancements help make Skype for Business on Mac friendlier for everyone.
New features will be available in the coming months, including features such as application sharing, offline messaging, video based screen sharing and more.