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MSN Messenger video on OS X

Thu Jul 31, 2008 1:53 pm

A friend of mine has an imac with an iSight, and wants to try to have video chats with some of her MSN contacts. Anyone know of any OS X clients that support video on the MSN messenger network?
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Re: MSN Messenger video on OS X

Thu Jul 31, 2008 2:35 pm

egads. iChat AV FTW. (except for the occasional firewall hangups)

Any way you can convince her friends to get off the crappy MSN Messenger service?
 
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Re: MSN Messenger video on OS X

Thu Jul 31, 2008 2:39 pm

Yeah, make everybody else change because she is using the minority system. :roll:
 
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Re: MSN Messenger video on OS X

Thu Jul 31, 2008 3:07 pm

ssidbroadcast wrote:
egads. iChat AV FTW. (except for the occasional firewall hangups)

Any way you can convince her friends to get off the crappy MSN Messenger service?


Why would I convince her to change off the service that everyone else that she knows uses (including me)?
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Re: MSN Messenger video on OS X

Thu Jul 31, 2008 3:20 pm

I am curious about this as well.

I bought my wife a MacBook, and so far, this is her only complaint.
She has a lot of friends on the MSN network, so getting them all to change makes no sense.

I have not had a chance to try out the Pidgin (or what ever its called for OS X) yet. Does anyone know if that will work?
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Re: MSN Messenger video on OS X

Thu Jul 31, 2008 4:01 pm

http://www.mercury.im/

I personally don't care for video chat so I use the official MSN client, but this purports to support MSN and video chat.
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Re: MSN Messenger video on OS X

Fri Aug 01, 2008 10:26 pm

Ok my friend who recently moved to Texas just sent me a message letting me know he has an MSN Messenger account. I'm going to check that link derFunk posted as soon as I can dislodge my foot from my mouth.
 
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Re: MSN Messenger video on OS X

Mon Aug 11, 2008 2:02 am

What's so crappy about the Live/MSN Messenger service? It works quite well for the most part. The same can't be said for AOL/ICQ lately (it was downhill for ICQ ever since AOL bought them). I especially like the integration with Remote Assistance (you can say it is monopoly at its best ;)) where other methods to initiate a session involve more manual steps.
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Re: MSN Messenger video on OS X

Mon Aug 11, 2008 10:46 am

Doesn't the lastest MSN 7 for mac support video chat ?

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Re: MSN Messenger video on OS X

Mon Aug 11, 2008 11:08 am

I've been using digsby on the PC side and there is a mac client.
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