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Lync-to-Lync Audio, Video, and Media

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Topic Last Modified: 2013-06-11

Lync Online users can make one-to-one computer-based audio and video calls to other Lync users using a PC and a web camera. A Lync Online user can initiate Lync-to-Lync audio and video calls with another user in the same Lync Online organization (within or outside the corporate firewall), or with another Lync user in a Lync federated domain as long as the two Lync domains are correctly configured, supported, and permitted for federation.

importantImportant:

High-definition video (1920 x 1080) is supported for peer-to-peer calls between users running Lync on high-end computers.

importantImportant:
The resolution viewed by each participant in a single conversation may differ, depending on the video capabilities of each user’s respective hardware.

Lync Online provides PC-to-PC file transfer that lets users transfer files as part of a Lync session.

importantImportant:
  • The content-sharing feature is available for the Windows operating systems that are supported by Lync Online.
  • File transfer is not supported across Lync federation.
  • Content sharing is subject to the network policies that the customer applies to its corporate, VPN, and wireless networks.

Lync Online provides PC-to-PC data sharing capabilities including desktop sharing and application sharing.

importantImportant:
  • Content sharing is subject to the network policies that the customer applies to its corporate, VPN, and wireless networks.
  • The ability to share content and view shared content using Lync Online varies depending on the client platform used.

 

Feature

Lync 2013 with Lync Server 2013

Office 365 Small Business

Office 365 Small Business Premium

Office 365 Midsize Business

Office 365 Enterprise E1

Office 365 Education A2

Office 365 Government G1

Office 365 Enterprise E3

Office 365 Education A3

Office 365 Government G3

Office 365 Enterprise E4

Office 365 Education A4

Office 365 Government G4

Office 365 Enterprise K1

Office 365 Government K1

Desktop Sharing

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Application Sharing

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

File Transfers

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Voice

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Video

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Media path optimization

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Network Quality of Service (QoS) - Differentiated Services Code Point (DSCP)

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

 

Feature

Lync 2013 with Lync Server 2013

Lync Online Standalone Plan 1

Lync Online Standalone Plan 2

Lync Online Standalone Plan 3

Desktop Sharing

Yes

No1

Yes

Yes

Application Sharing

Yes

No1

Yes

Yes

File Transfers

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Voice

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Video

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Media path optimization

Yes

No

No

No

Network Quality of Service (QoS) - Differentiated Services Code Point (DSCP)

Yes

No

No

No

noteNote:
1   A Lync Online Plan 1 user can participate in a sharing session if they are invited by a Lync Online Plan 2 user.

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