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Microsoft Releases Messenger for Mac 8, Windows Phone 7 Connector Beta

Today Microsoft released two new products for Mac users: a first version of Windows Phone 7 Connector that lets you “Sync music, photos, videos and podcasts from your existing iTunes and iPhoto libraries to your Windows Phone 7” (Leopard required) and Messenger for Mac 8, now out of beta and available as a standalone download. It’ll soon be integrated into Office for Mac 2011.

From the Windows Live blog:

Messenger for Mac 8 provides real-time collaboration between Mac users and their Messenger friends, whether those friends are using Messenger on a PC, phone, through Hotmail, or on another Mac. You can use instant messaging, audio, and video calls to communicate with your Messenger contacts by signing in with your Windows Live ID.

Both the apps are available over at the Microsoft Download Center for Mac.

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