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iMac - iSight compatable with PC QuickCam Pro ?


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Hi all - I have a PC with a QuickCam Pro 500 and want to videochat with a relative who has iSight. Can this work? Sorry, I don't know this much...
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Yes, you both get America On Line (AOL) accounts, and your relative downloads and installs AOL Instant Messenger (AIM).

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And by AOL accounts, he means AIM accounts - you don't need to be an AOL subscriber.

The PC version can't be the latest Triton release either, you'll need the older AIM client.
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...or Skype... or Yahoo! Messenger... there are several chat programs that will allow video chat.

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The Skype OS X client doesn't support video yet.
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The Skype OS X client doesn't support video yet.
But it will any day now.....It is already developed. A beta version is out there , though the official release is due very soon.
Here is a screenshot of Skype for Mac Video Chat





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Beta for Skype video for Mac is out now.
Download it and give it a try
http://www.skype.com/download/skype/...eopreview.html

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