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Rapid response is the name of the game for Mac users who don't have the time for a round of phone tag, especially at work. With this in mind, we've overhauled Microsoft Messenger for Mac, giving it an entirely new look and business-oriented features that include better security and support for users on a corporate network.
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New Features

Entirely New Design
The brushed steel skin, great new icons and new "Personal" and "Corporate" tabs make this dual-purpose program just as stylish and intuitive as other Mac programs.
Secure Messaging
Chat securely behind your corporate firewall with Live Communications Server 2005. Maximize communication while keeping control of critical company information.
Public IM Support
If your organization uses Live Communications Server 2005, you can chat with outside contacts on networks including Yahoo®, AOL®, AIM®, MSN® and iChat®.
Synchronized Status
Control the status of your personal and business accounts by synchronizing them or setting one to “busy” while the other one indicates you are online.
Additional Features

Global Address Look-up
Easily add contacts from your company’s global address list to your contacts list if you are on a corporate network using Live Communications Server 2005.

Redesigned Preferences
Graphic controls to the intuitive new preferences make it easy to customize displays, history settings and more.

Customizable Display Picture
Easily change your display name and picture depending on the account you are using.

Multiple File Transfer
Sharing files is easier since you can drag and drop more than one file at a time right into the chat window.

Animated and Customized Emoticons
Choose from a new selection of animated emoticons to liven up your messages, and see custom emoticons sent from your friends.

Encrypted file transfer when using LCS
If you work in a business environment using Live Communication Server 2005, you can download Messenger for Mac for additional file transfer security.
Additional Microsoft Messenger Resources

Messenger for Mac 5.1 Network Deployment Guide
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Live Communications Server 2005
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