Users of the Join.me screen-sharing service now can record meetings from the Web or an iPad as well as store and share those meetings with others. The new services, part of an upgrade from owner LogMeIn (News - Alert), are available for Join.me’s paid Pro users.
The updated storage and sharing features use LogMeIn’s Cubby storage service, the company’s cloud-based tool just launched last November. Cubby, which works in a similar way to its competitor Dropbox (News - Alert), allows sharing as well as the ability to make a file public. Join.me also enables users to store related meeting materials using Cubby such as presentations, photos, documents and more.
Users can record their Join.me meetings with a click of a button when their meeting starts. After it is finished, Join.me processes the recording (which takes about half again the amount of time as the original recording, so 15 minutes for a 30-minute meeting) and then makes the audio available to the account owner. You can access meeting recordings through Join.me or via Cubby directly, using the same login information.
Once uploaded to Cubby, any recordings can be shared with others by using a link provided or by sending them an invite to use the Cubby storage service.
Join.me’s iPad mobile app enables users to host meeting and present files directly from an iPad. After logging in with a Join.me Pro account, users click “Share” to invite friends and colleagues. The recordings also can be stored and shared via the cloud on Cubby.
Join.me uses the .webm format, which can be played natively in either Chrome or Firefox, directly from Join.me or by using plugins in other browsers.
Join.me Pro starts at either $13 or $19 per month, depending on if the user pays monthly or annually, and comes with 5 GB of free Cubby storage.
Edited by Rich Steeves