Microsoft has just released the public preview of the Skype for Business app for the Mac desktop system.
Administrators of the technological tools of their respective companies and organizations must register them on the SkypePreview.com website. The idea is that invitations are sent to these administrators every day so that they can download the application in their organizations until reaching everyone globally in the coming weeks.The public preview of Skype for Business for Mac will have three phases, starting the first from today, where based on the Outlook calendar, the application will show the meetings scheduled for the current and next day with the possibility of joining them, with capabilities full-size video, content viewing, chat conversations, and the ability to invite others to join such meetings.
In the second phase, instant messaging, presence and contact list capabilities will be added. Its launch aims at the beginning of this summer, while at the end of it the third phase will be launched, which will have telephone capabilities and related features.
Microsoft has not offered a final date for the launch of the stable version of the application, although it expects to receive comments to offer a final version strong enough to meet the communication needs of companies.