Microsoft releases SkyDrive cloud storage app for the iPhone and iPod touch

Microsoft has released their SkyDrive app for the iPhone and iPod touch, giving users access to their free cloud storage service and allowing 25 gigabytes worth of space for storing files, photos and other media types.

SkyDrive from Microsoft is the place to store your files so you can access them from virtually any device. With SkyDrive for the iPhone, you can now easily access, manage and share files on the go. You can also upload photos or videos from your iPhone to SkyDrive.

  • Access all of your SkyDrive content including files shared with you
  • View recently used documents
  • Upload photos or videos from your phone
  • Share a link to any file using email
  • Create folders. Delete files or folders

New to SkyDrive? If you use Hotmail, Messenger or Xbox LIVE, you already have a SkyDrive account. If not, sign up for a new account at SkyDrive.com and then easily upload files from your PC or Mac to access them on your phone.

The app is available now for the iPhone and iPod touch for free in the App Store.

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There are 7 comments. Add yours.

Perhaps says:

Well, technically you didn't need the app for that; you could used the URL to access your Skydrive account as well. But the app does make it easier....

Support says:

iUnarchive (not Lite) also connects to SkyDrive and adds the following features:
- native iPad UI
- upload multiple files at once
- preview of a lot more file types
- the option to open a file with another App
- many more Cloud services (including DropBox)

Jmparisi says:

its crap 100 meg limit per file

Rakesh Narang says:

looks like a nice free app for storing stuff on the cloud. btw, does dropbox do the same job??

Anton Frost says:

This is very useful to me. It hosts my Skydrive files that I already have there and allows me to upload files from my iPhone (and iPad 3 when I get one). This is great. Way to go Microsoft. Something I can use!!!

Hafnerdesigns says:

First, the URL that you gave for SkyDrive does not work. You wrote that people can go to SkyDrive.com... This is wrong. The correct address is http://skydrive.live.com.
Secondly, I think Dropbox makes the sharing of files much easier.

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