FaceTime for Mac now available for $0.99 (updated)

It's a big release day for Apple, and one of the smaller releases is still sure to please a few Mac owners. FaceTime for Mac is now available.

It's a big release day for Apple, and one of the smaller releases is still sure to please a few Mac owners. FaceTime for Mac is now available.

Unfortunately, the app isn't free but rather $0.99. However, that's a small price to pay for setting up video calls to an iPhone 4, the latest iPod touch or other Intel-based Macs that have built-in webcams. If you are planning to download this app, note that your computer must have at least Mac OS X 10.6.6 installed.

Some of the niftier features on the FaceTime app include up to 720p HD video calls with a widescreen aspect ratio, the app syncs with your existing contacts, and calls will still ring through even when FaceTime isn't running.

[Correction: This article previously and erroneously stated that this was a beta version. It is, in fact, just FaceTime 1.0.]

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