“With LogMeIn discontinuing the free version of their software, many people are looking for an alternative program to use, both for commercial needs and family support,” Andrew Minion reports for Tuts+.

“If all you need is to occasionally help your mother or a friend with something on her computer, you might be able to get away with using Skype [screen sharing] and talking her through the steps to fix whatever she needs help doing,” Minion reports. “Back to My Mac is a service included in Apple’s iCloud suite… Back to My Mac is a great option for occasionally using your home computer while on the road or connecting to a Mac server you have somewhere else.”

Minion reports, “TeamViewer [free fro personal use] is a popular third-party option with similar features to LogMeIn… As a bonus, TeamViewer also allows file transfer (pictured below) and also has a ‘Meeting’ feature that allows you to share your screen with other team members, along with audio and video.”

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