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LogMeIn's '' service adds more features

15th September 2011 Print logo

LogMeIn has updated its screen-sharing tool,, with several new features, including the ability to swap presenters during meetings and access from a desktop app. Other pre-existing features include screen-sharing to iPad/iPhone or Android devices. is a drop-dead simple screen sharing service designed for online meetings and ad hoc, ‘show-and-tell’ collaboration.

An all-new desktop app, available for both the free and pro versions of, gives users the ability to share their screen or view someone else’s screen with a single click – accelerating’s already speedy start time. The new version also introduces a Presenter Swap feature for users of pro, making it simple to quickly hand off control of a meeting or collaboration session to any participant.

"The response to’s simple approach to screen sharing has been overwhelmingly positive, and we believe this simplicity is opening doors to new types of collaboration far beyond better online meetings. Among the millions of early adopters we’re seeing collaboration use cases that would be unthinkable with traditional web conferencing services – the experience is winning over far more than just the legions of unsatisfied meeting goers," said Kevin Bardos, vice president of Collaboration Technologies for LogMeIn. “This favourable sentiment and new type of user is front and center when expanding’s capabilities – helping users do even more while retaining a simple, collaborative user experience.”

The free version of includes: 
screen sharing for up to 250 participants 
remote screen control 
file transfer 
multi-monitor support 
downloadable desktop app 
iPad/iPhone or Android viewer for session attendees

The ‘pro’ version of includes: 
All the features of the free version 
presenter swap 
auto-login via downloadable desktop app 
personalized meeting link 
personalized background 
meeting scheduler 
meeting lock option for private, invite-only meetings 
multi-user management 
international teleconference lines is available for free, for a monthly ‘pro’ subscription price of £12 or £97 per year.

New and existing users of’s free service can try the pro features as part of 14-day free trial.

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