A bunch of new features to added to Microsoft's cloud storage service Windows Live SkyDrive. A official tweet from SkyDrive team revealing that the SkyDrive team added following new features with a tag line "Bigger things coming soon." The new feature include:
- Support for Open Document Formats (.odt, .odp, .ods)
- Share to Twitter
- 300MB file uploads in the browser
- Short URLs (sdrv.ms) for Windows Phone images shared to Twitter
We just released a few cool things: ODF support, share to Twitter, 300MB file uploads.Bigger things coming soon... sdrv.ms/JbpjH4-- SkyDrive Team (@SkyDrive) April 17, 2012
As the new broke, Google is expected to launch its Google Drive or G Drive (codename Platypus) service next week, "likely on Tuesday" which will become a viable competitor to Dropbox and SkyDrive. Microsoft is continuing to add more features to its competitor, SkyDrive. Also, company is moving toward combining its Skydrive and Live Mesh services with the next release of Skydrive.
Also, some users are getting so far "non-working" links to the desktop SkyDrive download.
You must first install Windows on the computer before you SkyDrive for a computer can add.
You must enable access anywhere in the settings of the app to SkyDrive from files and folders on the computer by browsing
… and at the bottom it reads "Add a computer".
Here's a screenshot of the "non-working" "Add a Computer" dialog in English (via Liveside):
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