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LogMeIn Free is a remote access program that allows you to remotely access your computers from a Web browser. It also provides a file sharing solution for when you have large files that you need to share.
Browser-based computer access: Being able to log in to your account through a Web browser and access a remote computer is a very useful concept, and it works great in LogMeIn. Log-in and access was quick and worked seamlessly in testing.
Good Web interface: You have to log in to the website in order to really test how this app works on the computer it is installed on, and the website works seamlessly. Log-in is quick, and then you just select your computer, log in, and you can access it remotely.
Large file sharing: This is a fantastic alternative to services like Dropbox or Google Drive. LogMeIn allows you to host your files on your own computer, but share a link so that people can transfer a copy directly from your computer to their machine. This is a very effective way to share files, and the app can create a download link that expires in a predetermined number of days with only a few clicks.
Complicated installation: The installation process was more confusing than it needed to be. The program asked you to create an account through a link that opened a sign-up page in a Web browser. After creating an account, the website tries to prompt you to install the software that you're already installing, which was redundant.
Slow navigation: Through repeated retesting, LogMeIn consistently had problems running smoothly.
LogMeIn is not without its drawbacks, and the installation could certainly be smoother, but overall it is a good program. The remote access features work well, as does file sharing, and the program itself is very easy to use.
LogMeIn Free includes: Remote control and desktop viewing; Copy and paste between computers; Wake on LAN; Reboot/reconnect (including safe mode); Basic reports (remote access sessions and user access); Chat, AES 256-bit encryption; SSL/TLS intrusion detection; IP address lockout.