Microsoft has released its Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.4 update. This update appears to solidify improvements in the the 14.0.3 hotfix for specific devices and officially supports OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion).
- Fixes an issue where a Mac user cannot participate in screen sharing and receives the error message Encryption policy does not match because an administrator has set a policy to enforce desktop and application sharing encryption.
- Fixes an issue where 16:9 aspect ratio for video is distorted to a 4:3 aspect ratio.
- Fixes an issue where Mac users in or west of the Pacific time zone receive the error message Lync was unable to sign in. Please verify your logon credentials and try again when attempting to use Lync Online.
Download the update from Microsoft’s site or select Help menu –> Check for Updates in any Office for Mac 2011 application. Administrators can capture the full download before running the installer by copying the package file from
Lync for Mac is not available to the general public. It is available to Microsoft volume license and Office 365 customers.