Below are some of the most popular PC and Mac compatible video conferencing programs are the most widely used by Macintosh and Windows PC users.Mac Skype, currently at Version 7.x is one of the most ubiquitous and reliable cross-platform video conferencing apps: It isn't just for free & very low-cost long distance Mac VOIP video and voice calling.It offered great video quality and features, but LACKED COMMUNITY.You're on your own to find and build your own Pal-Buddy List from friends @and @and @accounts.Check out and download the latest Linux video chat options.Many i Chat AV users experienced problems and flakiness trying to video conference with Windows AOL Instant Messenger users, so Skype is worth trying as a more reliable alternative.Recent improvements to the latest v3.0.2 version of Yahoo! The Mac version of Yahoo Messenger has a reasonably large community of users since anyone @can potentially video-conference.Yahoo also recently added the ability to chat with MSN folk @and @
The least capable Mac chat program; for text only and exchanging files, but had a huge userbase.But with AOL's AIM cross-platform compatibility, there's still a HUGE user-base of AOL Instant Messenger folks to chat with. Full support of text, voice, video and and now - file and screen-sharing with the latest OSX Leopard i Chat HD version.[FYI: If you get errors trying to do video chat, especially with with PC users, it's often because of Router, Firewall or Internet Security Blocking software far more common on the PC end.For a time they added cross-platform compatibility with @buddies, so you can add Yahooers to your Messenger pal list now.Microsoft had added video support in the updated Messenger v8 for Mac.