.Mac Back to my mac feature vs. Remote desktop

Discussion in 'macOS' started by mashinhead, Oct 17, 2007.

  1. mashinhead macrumors 68020

    Oct 7, 2003
    my .mac account is expiring and i'm finding little reason to keep it but this new back to my mac feature is intersting ( http://www.apple.com/dotmac/backtomymac.html ) and i want to know how this compares to remote desktop. are they pretty similar? is it work keeping .mac for this if remote desktop can do the same thing?
  2. psychofreak Retired


    May 16, 2006
    With LogMeIn you can access your other Mac for free, including its files. Back To My Mac gives you a nice interface for files only, but I think (not certain) that BTMM works when the second Mac is asleep, while the other does not...

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