Skype and Lync test specifications for USB peripherals, PCs, and Lync room systems

Use the following table to find the specifications that describe the unified Skype and Lync requirements for USB peripherals, PCs, and Lync room systems.

Version Date Published Specification
1.0 August 2013 SkypeLync_Unified_Specification_1_0_Final.zip
1.0 July 2014 SkypeLync_Unified_1_0_Final_Custom_Audio_Processing.zip
2.0 November 2014 SkypeLync_Unified_Specification_2_0_Final.zip
3.0 December 2016 SkypeforBusiness_Logo_Specification_3_0.zip

Skype Specifications

The following table lists the Skype specifications to follow for USB peripherals, PCs, and Skype room systems prior to the Unified Specifications introduced in September 2014.

Version Date Published Specification
6.3.2
8.3.1
March 2013 SkypeCertification_V6.3.2_and8.3.1.zip

Lync Specifications

The following table lists the Lync specifications to follow for USB peripherals, PCs, and Lync room systems prior to the Unified Specifications introduced in September 2014.

Version Date Published Specification
Revision A July 2009 Provided under NDA only
Revision B November 2009 Provided under NDA only
Revision C April 2010 Provided under NDA only
Revision D October 2010 LyncLogoRevD.zip
Revision E April 2011 LyncLogoRevE.zip
Revision F October 2011 LyncLogoRevF.zip
Revision G August 2012 LyncLogoRevG_H264Encoding.zip

Test tools and white papers for Skype and Lync logo qualification

Use the following table to find the tools for testing USB peripherals, PCs, and Lync Room Systems, for Skype and Lync qualification.

Version Name Description
v2.1 Video TMT 2.1 for Skype The Video TMT 2.1 for Skype tool provides a graphical user interface for running the video test cases in the Skype and Lync Video Capture Specification.
v1.5 Skype Certification Video Analyzer The SCVA provides a graphical user interface for running the video test cases described in the Skype Certification Video Test Specification.
v1.0 Lync and Skype Audio Offloading of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Effects in Windows 8.1 This white paper outlines the steps to be followed by providers of APO, driver-level, or firmware-level effects who would like Skype and Lync to use their processing by opening the audio stream in default mode.

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Compatible Devices Program

If you are a vendor seeking to join the certification program, see How to Join for requirements and available programs.

View the partner solutions catalog to see products certified for Skype for Business.