With its sights set on reshaping current cross-platform Web collaboration, Mikogo the free online meeting tool has announced the release of its Beta version for Mac users. Available at no cost for both commercial and private use, Mikogo now allows anyone to start or join a meeting from either a Mac computer or PC, creating a more flexible screen sharing experience for all involved.


Mikogo Press Release

Mikogo meetings can be started and joined from both Mac computers and PCs
Mikogo Releases Mac Beta Version for Online Meeting Software

Mannheim, GERMANY March 11, 2009 – Mikogo has today officially announced the availability of its latest version, Mikogo Beta for Mac computers, providing an easy-to-use online meeting solution to Mac users around the world. The innovative software tool is set to spark enthusiasm within the Mac community as well as the current Mikogo PC users, as the new Mikogo Beta provides a simple cross-platform solution to desktop sharing at no cost.

Ideal for online meetings, Web presentations, webinars and more, the Beta version provides Mac users with a quick solution to start a meeting and invite both PC and other Mac users to view their screen in real-time over the Web. Mikogo’s cross-platform functionality also enables both Mac and PC users to join and view an online meeting which was started by a PC organizer.

Once a meeting has started and participants are viewing the organizer’s screen, users of the new version can enjoy the following features:

  • Screen sharing with up to 10 participants
  • Switch presenter
  • Participant pointer
  • Pause of transmission
  • Copy/paste/email meeting info
  • Voice conferencing service
  • Instant screen build-up

“Mikogo has already appealed greatly to the Web and business community thanks to it’s ease of use and free offering for both commercial and private use,” explains Mark Zondler, Co-Founder of Mikogo. “Now with its cross-platform functionality, we wish to serve the ever-growing Mac community by providing a simple, fast and effective solution to online meetings and Web presentations.”

With the new Beta version only just out the door, Mikogo doesn’t intend to wait long before empowering Mac users with even greater free desktop sharing. “The release of this Beta version is just the first step of many to come for our Mac users. We look forward to reshaping and strengthening cross-platform desktop sharing by equipping a growing Mikogo Mac user base with further innovative features soon to be released.”

The full press release is available here: Mikogo Releases Mac Beta Version for Online Meeting Software

The Mikogo Mac Beta version is public and available for everyone to use by downloading it here.

Further information including a guide on getting started, a video and screenshots are available here: Mikogo Mac page