Microsoft reveals SkyDrive support in Windows 8, allows syncing of files and apps

Email Twitter: @ZacB_ Feb 20th, 2012 inNews

In a new Building Windows 8 blog post, Microsoft spoke about SkyDrive integration in Windows 8 and how you can use it to store your pictures and documents with ease. The blog post demonstrates how SkyDrive can be used within the Metro interface and updated easily with no hassle or interferences.

In the new blog post, Microsoft talk about SkyDrive and how it can be used throughout Windows 8 without ever needing to leave your current app. You can now sync files directly from the Windows Explorer, as well as edit and update files within seconds.

Microsoft has focused on two things when it comes to the new Metro app for SkyDrive. Designing a fast, fluid, touch first version of SkyDrive that makes it easy to browse your files, and making your SkyDrive files available from any other Metro application, as well as support for the Charm Bar share function.

Microsoft will also be bringing SkyDrive support to the desktop, by allowing you to update, sync and change your SkyDrive files directly from the Windows Explorer. This allows for quick, easy access to your files without having to open a browser.

SkyDrive will allow you to sync up available quota of storage, as well as unlock more. And upload up files of up to 2GB from the Windows Explorer of SkyDrive.

You can use SkyDrive to sync up your files and data and access them from another Windows 8 PC, as well as support for Windows Phone and the official website at

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