Apple has announced a new public beta of FaceTime for Mac that will allow users to video call iPhone 4, iPod touch, and other Macs.”The FaceTime for Mac automatically uses your Address Book contacts so there’s no need to create special buddy lists, and it works seamlessly with the built-in camera and mic on Mac notebooks, iMac and Apple LED Cinema Displays,” said the company.
Apple’s CEO, Steve Jobs said, “FaceTime makes video calling to or from mobile devices easy for the first time. We’ve sold more than 19 million FaceTime-ready iPhone 4 and iPod touch devices in the past four months, and now those users can make FaceTime calls with tens of millions of Mac users.”
FaceTime for Mac requires Mac OS X Snow Leopard and is easy to set up with an Apple ID. The public beta is available immediately as a free download at www.apple.com/mac/facetime.