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This update introduces the desktop sharing feature in Microsoft Communicator for Mac 2011.

Improvements that are included in the update

The Microsoft Communicator for Mac 2011 13.1 Update includes the following improvements.

Improvements for Microsoft Communicator for Mac 2011

  • Communicator for Mac 2011 includes the desktop sharing feature
    This update introduces the desktop sharing feature. You can now share your desktop with your contacts during a conversation. For example, if you have a presentation slide deck or a document that you want to present to your contacts, you can start a desktop sharing session directly from your IM window. When you share your desktop, other users who are invited to take part in the desktop sharing session can view all the tasks that you are performing on the shared screen.


Before you install the Microsoft Communicator for Mac 2011 13.1 Update, make sure that the computer is running Microsoft Communicator for Mac 2011 and Mac OS X v10.5.8 or a later version of the Mac OS X operating system.  

To verify that the computer meets this prerequisite, click  About This Mac
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How to obtain the update

The Communicator for Mac 2011 13.1 Update is available from Microsoft AutoUpdate. AutoUpdate is a program that automatically keeps Microsoft software up-to-date.

To use AutoUpdate, start a Microsoft Office program. Then, on the Help menu, click Check for Updates.

For more information about resources for Office for Mac 2011, visit the following Microsoft website: Date: December 13, 2010

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