Wednesday, May 11, 2011

LogMeIn's Free Screen Sharing Service, Updated With VoIP Option

LogMeIn gives VoIP for
I am a long time LogMeIn user, both Pro and Free version. I also have LogMeIn on my iPhone and to date, it is one of most expensive apps in my collection. is a free screen sharing service by LogMeIn and has been around for a while, well since October, 2010 and has been a popular way to share screens. But if people needed to talk, they had to use their own phones during these sessions, up until now.
The apps have been updated with VoIP option that lets users listen or participate in online meetings or screen-sharing sessions. Web service, the iPad and iPhone viewer app are all free and does not require registration. But the pro version offers some extra perks like personalized meetings, personalized backgrounds, meeting schedulers, meeting lock options for private, invite-only meetings, user management features, and international conference lines.
You will find the links to the web and Apple App store at the end of the press release. Share a screen.

Press Release Via LogMeIn;

LogMeIn Debuts iPad and iPhone VoIP Options for Free Screen Sharing Service,

WOBURN, Mass., May 10, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LogMeIn's (Nasdaq:LOGM) ultra-simple, free screen-sharing service,, just added new iPad and iPhone capabilities to simplify collaboration with mobile colleagues and customers. The updated mobile viewer iOS app debuts a new VoIP option that lets users listen in and converse during an online meeting or screen-sharing session. Like the web service, the iPad and iPhone viewer app is completely free and does not require registration, ensuring fast, simple, on-the-fly collaboration in a matter of seconds. The iPad/iPhone app is available as a free download or update from the Apple App Storei.
These mobile capabilities were designed by the same development organization responsible for LogMeIn Ignition, the top grossing 3rd party iPad of 2010 and a recent addition to Apple's App Store Essentials Hall of Fame.
Launched in October 2010, is a drop-dead simple screen sharing product designed for informal online meetings and ad hoc, 'show-and-tell' collaboration. The service offers free screen sharing and online meetings for both personal and commercial use for up to 250 participants — no registration, plug-ins or accounts required. A 'pro' version of the service with extended functionality is available for a monthly or annual subscription.
"In the few months since we launched, the response from users has been overwhelmingly positive and their feedback has been valuable in shaping the service's evolution," said Kevin Bardos, vice president of Collaboration Technologies for LogMeIn. "The new features are all designed to keep simplicity and accessibility central to the experience, providing users with an even greater ability to work together and collaborate as if they were sitting in the same room."
The free version of includes:
  • screen sharing
  • chat
  • conference lineii
  • remote control of other devices
  • file transfer
  • multi-monitor support
  • downloadable desktop app for hosts or presenters
  • iPad/iPhone or Android viewer for session attendees
The 'pro' version of includes:
  • All the features of the free version
  • personalized meeting code/link
  • personalized background
  • meeting scheduler
  • meeting lock option for private, invite-only meetings
  • user management
  • international conference lines
Availability is available for free at
The iPad/iPhone app is also free on the Apple App Store at


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