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O.P. Plus for Mac
Hi, I know there isn't a plus version for mac available at present, but will there be one? It's so much better than the simple version, I especially miss the features
07-31-2012 08:35 AM
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RE: Plus for Mac
No plans for Mac version yet.  Out of curiosity, which features do you miss?
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08-01-2012 10:06 AM
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O.P. RE: Plus for Mac
The locking feature most and then being able to send messages offline. I don't really understand why msn is not offering plus for mac users, it forces us to look somewhere else as the msn version for mac is pathetic!

thanks for your answer
08-03-2012 09:50 AM
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RE: Plus for Mac
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Originally posted by Brush
The locking feature most and then being able to send messages offline. I don't really understand why msn is not offering plus for mac users, it forces us to look somewhere else as the msn version for mac is pathetic!

thanks for your answer
Hi,

A small correction: MSN is not 'offering' anything. Not even on a Windows OS. MSN is just a product name. The company making that stuff is Microsoft ;)

But this said, it is not Microsoft who makes Messenger Plus!.
Messenger Plus! is created by a 3rd party, completely independant of Microsoft....

This said, the Mac does not have the same functionalities as a Windows OS has. It works completely different. So the methods and techniques you can use on a Windows OS, are not available on a Mac. That's one of the reasons why some stuff done in Messenger for Windows can't be done on a Mac; it takes a totally and completely different approach with completely different technologies.

Also, in Microsoft you have devisions for everything. The Messenger for Mac devision is completely different and independant than the Messenger for Windows devision (they even don't speak to eachother that much, if at all :p), they have different budgets and resources (way less for Mac since Windows is Microsoft's main target of course), etc. As such, you will always see a serious lack in features on Messenger for Mac compared to Messenger for Windows.

Not saying that a Messenger Plus! for Mac can't be done (that is: not all features would be possible, but maybe many are), but it would require a complete different approach and a lot of time and effort as it needs to be created from scartch and with a limited platform to work on (since Messenger for Mac indeed lacks quite a lot of basic functionality to make addons like Messenger Plus!)... Something Yuna, the company behind Messenger Plus! at this moment, does not have.
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08-03-2012 10:17 AM
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