MSN messenger on mac

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  1. frostedfrank

    frostedfrank OT Supporter

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    I know the messenger doesn't support webcam with a windows client, is there any way to use a webcam from a mac to someone else using msn messenger on windows? I've done some reading and saw you can use jabber with ichat, or many other 3rd party programs to connect to messenger but haven't been able to find if yes or no it's possible to use webcam to someone on windows?

    so possible, yay or nay?

    while I'm at it.. how would I go about getting all my mail and addy book from outlook into mail?
    any programs out there or something?
     
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    i was wondering this too, so i set out to set up ichat with jabber and msn. This took me a while to set up, and configure - but in the end... ichat doesn't support webcam for jabber/msn.

    Try Mercury Messenger for webcam to and from your MSN buddies. This is the only program i have been able to get working with my built-in isight. The program isn't great, but it works for webcam.
     
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    thanks, will try mercury.. once I get the laptop
     
  4. hellsspawn

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    mercury FTW! it has a few bugs... but tons of sweet features...
     
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    explain.. i haven't used it that much but i haven't found any of these features you speak of
     
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    sadly, Mercury is the only one i've been able to find that works with webcam too on my mbp.

    Seems pretty strange why that feature hasn't been made functional by now...
     
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    when i say sweet features... i mean all that of msn7.5... thats pretty advanced for a mac....
     
  8. mobbarley

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    I think it is insane that microsoft wont produce a reasonable msn client for mac. it has been years behind since its first version.
     

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