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5 alternatives to LogMeIn Free for remote PC access

Jon L. Jacobi | Jan. 29, 2014
LogMeIn Free is gone, but don't panic: You can find alternative remote-access tools that cost the same low price of nothing at all. Whether you need to access a document, collaborate with a colleague, or support several PCs, try one of these free tools to get back into the game.

Don't get spoofed
Because of the popularity of remote-control and remote-meeting services, the Web is rife with spoof sites (those that look very much like the correct one, but aren't) that will attempt to lure you in if you don't type the URL correctly. Downloading software from these sites can be dangerous to your computer's health, as well as to your wallet. Sometimes the bad guys will try to sell you support.

The correct site addresses for the services I've mentioned are:

Thanks to the growth in distributed and mobile workforces, the ability to access and control a PC remotely is a must for workers and IT administrators alike. That's why we'll all miss LogMeIn Free. But if you really love one of these free alternatives, consider throwing a few bucks to the developer. Who knows: Your contribution could help to keep the program going for everyone.

 

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