Client Comparison Table

Client Comparison Table

Enhanced Presence Support

Feature/ capability

Lync 2013

Lync Windows Store app

Lync 2013

Basic

Lync Web App

Lync 2010

Attendant

Lync Phone Edition

Communi cator for Mac 2011

Lync for Mac 2011

Publish and view status

View status based on calendar free/busy informatio n

View status notes and Out of Office messages

Add a custom location

Add a custom note

External User Support

Feature/ capability

Lync 2013

Lync Windows Store app

Lync 2013

Basic

Lync Web App

Lync 2010

Attendant

Lync Phone Edition

Communi cator for Mac 2011

Lync for Mac 2011

Initiate IM with a public contact

Initiate IM with a federated contact

Conduct two-party or multiparty calls with external users

Contacts and Contacts Groups Support

Feature/ capability

Lync 2013

Lync Windows Store app

Lync 2013

Basic

Lync Web App

Lync 2010

Attendant

Lync Phone Edition

Communi cator for Mac 2011

Lync for Mac 2011

View Contacts list

Modify Contacts list

Tag contacts for status change alerts

Control privacy relationshi ps

Search the corporate address book

Search Microsoft Outlook contacts

Manage contact groups

Expand distributio n groups

Search for Response Groups

Display recent contacts group

Display current conversati ons group

Display alternate contact views (for example, tile)

IM Support

Feature/ capability

Lync 2013

Lync Windows Store app

Lync 2013

Basic

Lync Web App

Lync 2010

Attendan t

Lync Phone Edition

Communi cator for Mac 2011

Lync for Mac 2011

Initiate IM with a contact

Navigate among multiple IM

conversati ons

Log IM conversati ons in Outlook

Saved in Communi cator for Mac

Saved in Lync for Mac

Initiate an email to a contact

Use prepared conversati on templates

Spelling checker

Skill search (with SharePoi nt Server integratio n)

Persistent Chat (Group Chat) integratio n

Archiving and Compliance Support

Feature/ capability

Lync 2013

Lync Windows Store app

Lync 2013

Basic

Lync Web App

Lync 2010

Attendant

Lync Phone Edition

Communi cator for Mac 2011

Lync for Mac 2011

Provide client-side archiving

Provide client-side recording

Conferencing Support

Feature/ capability

Lync 2013

Lync Windows Store app

Lync 2013

Basic

Lync Web App

Lync 2010

Attendant

Lync Phone Edition

Communi cator for Mac 2011

Lync for Mac 2011

Add computer audio

Add video

View multiparty video

Use in- meeting presenter controls

Access detailed meeting roster

Participat e in multiparty IM

Share the desktop (if enabled)

• (requires plug-in)

• 1

• 1

Share a program (if enabled)

• (requires plug-in)

View only

Add anonymou s participant s (if enabled)

Use dial- in audio conferenci ng

Initiate a meeting

Add Microsoft PowerPoi nt files

View only, annotation s not available

Navigate Microsoft PowerPoi nt files

Use OneNote meeting notes

Use a whiteboar d

Conduct polls

Share files

Telephony Support

Feature/ capability

Lync 2013

Lync Windows Store app

Lync 2013

Basic

Lync Web App

Lync 2010

Attendant

Lync Phone Edition

Communi cator for Mac 2011

Lync for Mac 2011

Initiate a voice call

Click to call a contact

Transfer a call

Manage call forwarding

Manage team call settings

Manage delegates

Initiate a call to a Response Group

Support emergenc y services (E9-1-1)

Connect to voice mail

Make calls on behalf of another contact (manager/ delegate scenario)

Handle another's calls if configured as a delegate

Manage a high volumes of calls