This is a chat-based workspace that features group and private messaging, with threaded and persistent conversations. To get started, you need to first sign into your Microsoft account, and you can choose your sign-in status (available, busy, etc). The application enables you to send text messages and voice notes, make video and voice calls. You can chat with and call more than one person within the same window. Plus you don’t have to worry about your messages clearing off once you log out, the application automatically backup all your chats.
It allows you to carry out webinars, presentations and comes with tools that foster collaboration and teamwork, such as whiteboard and annotation tools. The application is seamlessly integrated with OneDrive, providing you with some free cloud storage for backing up, sharing and co-authoring workbooks and files across all your devices. All in all, the application offers you all you need to manage a team and enable communication and collaboration between team members.
Microsoft Lync for Mac is licensed as freeware for Mac OS operating system. It is in instant messaging category and is available to all software users as a free download.