Posted by: kurtsh | January 14, 2015

RELEASE: Video calling between Skype and Lync available now

In case you missed it, you can now video chat between Skype & Lync.  It does require Skype for Windows 7.0.x.100 so download the latest Skype for Windows client here:
http://www.skype.com/en/download-skype/skype-for-windows/downloading/

In 2013, we enabled Lync users to contact people on Skype using instant messaging, presence, and audio calling right from your contact list. I’m happy to say that we’ve now taken the next step by adding video calling between Lync 2013 and the latest Skype for Windows desktop client, available for download here. Now Lync users can conduct everyday business and collaboration “face-to-face” with customers, partners and suppliers who use Skype.

Skye Lync video

The screenshot above shows a video call from the Lync perspective. Whether you’re using Lync or Skype, it’s an easy, familiar experience—you make the video call the same way you make any other call, with the same options for starting, stopping, re-sizing and maximizing video.

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