Even just a few days ago Microsoft support stated “we aren’t able to provide the exact date when Skype for Business 2016 Mac Client will be released”.
It’s now clear that Microsoft simply left it very late in the month to release Skype for Business on Mac.
We have more of these coming – make sure you subscribe to our You Tube channel for […] Jitsi has a new Community Forum. This was way past due Previously we handled most of our community discussions via our Users and Dev mailing lists, which were originally setup 15 years ago!
Obviously the project has changed quite a bit in that timeframe and we were well overdue for […] We are working on a new series of video tutorials.
The first update to the new client was also released on November 22nd to include contact group management, contact tagging and stability improvements.
Note that if you’re still using the Preview of Skype for Business on Mac, you can install the final release alongside it – it won’t copy over the Preview installation.
We are happy to announce the first one today – a step-by-step guide on how to setup Jitsi Meet on your own server.
As stated in the introduction, anyone can now download Skype for Business for Mac from Microsoft.You’ll also need to make sure you’ve upgraded the server to Skype for Business Server 2015 or Lync Server 2013.For Outlook integration you need at least Outlook Mac build 15.27 (161010).Microsoft does recommend uninstalling Lync 2011 first as it may conflict with the new client.Here we take a closer look at the new Skype for Business Mac.For a long time we have advocated for using our Debian meta-package, which installs all packages […] In Yasen Pramatarov’s latest tutorial video, he walks through concepts on how to scale and load balance a Jitsi Meet install in the cloud: Yasen uses Amazon Web Services (AWS) as an example, but the techniques shown will work in any cloud environment.In addition to providing greater scale, this approach also provides geographic […] Yasen Pramatarov just released this third tutorial video.Simply click the Skype icon in the top navigation bar to access contacts and start a chat.Alternatively, you can click the IM button in the users contact card.Sf B has been long awaited on Mac to replace the highly unreliable and maligned Lync for Mac which hasn’t been updated by Microsoft since 2011.Until now, Mac users have either been stuck with the Lync or had to use Skype for Business online or the recently released Skype Meetings service in the meantime (more on those two later).