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OS X Mountain Lion: Peachpit Learning Series by Lynn Beighley

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Lesson 9. Messages and FaceTime for Text, Audio, and Video Messaging

Goals

Set up Messages

Text chat with one person or a group of people

Use one window for multiple chats

Audio chat with others

Video chat with up to three other people

Create image effects or change your background

Share files and even iPhoto with others

Connect to users on your local network through Bonjour

Record chats

Use FaceTime

With Messages you can communicate with others around the world with text messages, audio chatting, or video conferencing—free. You can text chat with one person or with a group of people, exchange files, send text messages to someone’s phone, display images from iPhoto, save printable copies of your chats, and record audio or video chats. With ...

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