Topic Last Modified: 2011-01-27

Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee is a new client in Microsoft Lync Server 2010. Lync 2010 Attendee is a rich conferencing client that allows users who do not have Microsoft Lync 2010 installed to fully participate in Lync 2010 meetings. A Lync 2010 Attendee user can join meetings by using company credentials or as a guest.

Lync 2010 Attendee can be installed on a per-user basis, which enables you to selectively deploy this client, or you can allow users to download and install it as needed.

All of the in-meeting features are available to Lync 2010 Attendee users, including the following:

Users can set the following options and preferences in Lync 2010 Attendee:

Lync 2010 Attendee does not support other Lync 2010 features that are outside the meeting experience, such as presence, contacts, IM, and telephony features.