SkyDrive client for Windows is a free online file storage service which enables users to sync and upload files in its cloud service and later on access those files from anywhere on the web or from other supported device. SkyDrive offers up to 7 GB personal files storage for a new user and provides extra additional storage which is available for purchase. You can increase your online storage up to 100 GB by going for paid plans.
Note: Users who have signed in to SkyDrive prior to 22 April 2012 can opt up to 25 GB of free storage upgrade for the time being.
For getting the 7 GB free storage, you will have to install SkyDrive client on your PC. After that you can start syncing files on your PC with this cloud storage. You can integrate files on SkyDrive with multiple PCs. You can easily drag and drop files on SkyDrive and access them from anywhere by accessing SkyDrive.
You can access all you data stored online from anywhere. You can also make changes to these online files easily or even add or delete a file. Any changes made to your online data will be permanent and will be seen if you log in from a different location or device.
Key Features Of This Free File Hosting Service:
SkyDrive can be integrated with Hotmail, which is as follows:
- Upload photos and documents within Hotmail, allows to store and share files sent by different users on SkyDrive .
- You can view and edit files on the web browser.
- You can reply to emails with any changes made (Multi tasking).
Add New Files on SkyDrive
You can easily add new files on SkyDrive by dragging and dropping them to a SkyDrive folder. It also allows you to easily organize files and folders like in other folders.
Supports documents viewing of both PDF (Portable document format ) and ODF (Open document format). This free file storage service allows user to embed their office documents on web.
Storage capacity is up to 7GB for normal users and provides up to 100GB of storage with different paid plans. Users who have signed in before 22 April 2012 get a free upgrade of up to 25 GB storage space.
Integration of Bing
Search documents and more through Bing integration.
Click here! Download Microsoft SkyDrive For Windows.
This free online file storage service is marvelous in use, which provides a good amount of free storage. It also allows you to share documents with multiple users. This is the most trusted cloud storage service from Microsoft.
Microsoft has also provided the latest SkyDrive for the all new Windows 8 users. Check out our post on Windows 8 SkyDrive app.
Check out this Video tutorial on How To Use SkyDrive in Windows.