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2014-01-21T12:01:23Z
As they say, there’s no free lunch--at least anymore, for users of LogMeIn Free. LogMeIn allows users to remotely access their PCs via other machines and mobile devices, and the company is simplifying its offerings by killing off the free version--starting today. If you use LogMeIn Free, you’ll have seven days after your next login to sign up for a paid plan.

LogMeIn says the new paid-only product “will offer what we believe to be the best premium desktop, cloud and mobile access experience available on the market today”. All LogMeIn- and Ignition- branded products will now be under one paid-for umbrella, and features will include remote access to two or more computers, premium Android and iOS apps, and native apps for Macs and PCs. The upgrade kicks everyone up to the former premium remote access level that includes cloud storage integration with popular services, local and cloud file management and transfers, and remote printing.

LogMeIn remote access

LogMeIn is throwing a bone to users of its premium mobile apps, who have already paid good money. The company says that it will be offering those users “significant discounts”; those users will be notified via email and through the products themselves.

LogMeIn iPad app

The changes do not affect users of LogMeInCentral, nor the free versions of Cubby and join.me.
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Anonymous
2014-01-21T13:40:14Z
BJacobs
2014-01-21T13:50:34Z

well that just sucks

JeffCubillos
2014-01-21T13:54:09Z

Their loss, just use teamviewer great free alternative

JMeloni
2014-01-21T17:32:21Z

oh well, time to use another sevice.

MartinAlonso
2014-01-23T02:55:02Z

Why so disappointed? There are plenty of free alternatives.

Try and use FREE for home and business Aeroadmin.

Quite good app, requires no installation and registration.

http://www.aeroadmin.com

Teamviewer is too expensive :(

AliasgarBabat
2014-03-24T01:00:07Z

Ah! Logmein free service is going away? Unbelievable! I have used Logmein a lot and is a decent service. But now as it is going away, have switched over to RHUB's setup because it provides six collaboration services in one appliance.