MSN Messenger 7.0 for Mac Released

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  1. nylon macrumors 65816

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    Absolute ******** that this STILL doesn't allow for audio/video calls to regular MSN users. Microsoft is really slacking with the Mac port of Messenger.
     
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    For corporate users. Its a joke that its been so long waiting for this update and it still isn't close to feature parity.
     
  6. nineteentwelve macrumors regular

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    It only has video if you are a corporate user. Microsoft really need to buck their ideas up if they want their users to continue using their service.
     
  7. nylon thread starter macrumors 65816

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    how does it tell if you are corporate users? what if you just select corporate users during first run?

    I can't connect right now since Im in a restricted NW. But this is very disappointing if normal users can't use audio/video sync chat. Guess Skype is still the best :D
     
  10. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

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    wow, i don't use MS messenger for anything, but their attitude really isn't the way to go about things.
     
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    Yeah, this is ridiculous. And you can't even video chat through Parallels because MSN messenger doesn't detect the iSight. Grr. Boo MS.
     
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    According to the MS Mac team, they are working "hard" to bring video and audio to personal users....Let's hope we will see it happening soon...
     
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    Its pathetic that third parties have done it so much earlier than MS. I just can't wait until I can get rid of Mercury Messenger for video. Then I will start desperately waiting for Adium to get A/V support.
     
  15. clevin macrumors G3

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    I can't imagine why its so hard. If M$ wants to exit mac market, feel free. Office 2004 is good enough for me, lol
     
  16. nylon thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Yeah pretty sure it's official release. They just haven't updated all the pages yet.
     
  17. Diaresi macrumors regular

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    You don't know how bad it would be for Apple if they did that!
     
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    Come on people, video chats?!

    All we really need is more emoticons!
     
  19. psychofreak Retired

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    Winks are missing too!
     
  20. e7e macrumors member

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    this is just dissapointing, no video yet?!, does this support offline messages?
     
  21. Macmadant macrumors 6502a

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    Well either they've accidentally released a beta version of some kind, or this is some kind of f*****g joke, nothing has changed unless your a corporate user, they have been taking a long time to develop this and the best they came up with was this piece of ****.
     
  22. psychofreak Retired

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    There are a few minor changes, but its definitely a dreadful update for such a long time coming.
     
  23. ergdegdeg Moderator emeritus

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    Yea, seems pretty ridiculous to change only a few minor things after such a long period of time.
     
  24. kolax macrumors G3

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    Yes you can.

    That's how I video chat to people on MSN Messenger. Only problem is, since the new Mac's (since early last year) have 1.3MP cameras in them, the video gets zoomed in a bit (driver issue I think, doesn't realise it is a 1.3MP camera), but oddly enough it looks fine if you load up My Computer then Webcams.
     
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    Hmm. I've yet to be able to get MSN through Parallels to realize the iSight is there. Could you explain how I should go about locating it and setting it up? Pretty please? *puppy dog eyes*
     

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