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Sharing your OneDrive for Business files through email

For our business users we’ve added two very simple new ways to share files with Outlook Web App (OWA) and OneDrive for Business. It makes it really easy to collaborate on your documents and you don’t have to worry about multiple versions flying around in email – keeps things simple! This is just another way that we’re making it easy to share and collaborate with OneDrive and the familiar office tools you use every day. Check out these new capabilities here.   __ Reuben Krippner Director, Product Management, OneDrive

Updates to OneDrive on iOS and Windows Phone: Video playback, easier sharing, and more powerful downloads

We recently launched an update to our iOS and Windows Phone apps. We added a few new features and brought back one we previously removed. Please keep the feedback coming and thanks for using OneDrive.   Updates to OneDrive for iOS In our June update, we made it even easier to get your photos and videos backed up to OneDrive. As a result, both photos and videos were automatically backed up. But we heard from some of you that you really liked being able to back up just your photos and not your videos. Your feedback came in loud and clear, and we’ve brought that option back.  

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Creating the most beautiful and powerful way to view, share, and search your photos with HTML5

With SkyDrive, we aim to create the best experience for people who use Windows – just last week we shared details about “placeholder files” in Windows 8.1. But we also know a lot of people like to get to their SkyDrive files via SkyDrive.com. Today we’re releasing a set of new features that make SkyDrive.com an even better place to store your most precious digital memories – with support for more file types, new editing features, more ways to share with anyone, and added controls over what you’ve shared. Oh, and one more little surprise for the power users out there (more on this later).

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A billion Office documents on SkyDrive, now with easier collaboration

Last week Office 365 Home Premium launched and we’ve seen a lot of enthusiasm over the seamless integration of SkyDrive for saving and sharing your docs. Recently we reached a big milestone; our customers are now storing over a billion Office documents on SkyDrive! We’re really excited about the feedback we’ve seen around the new version of Office and the deep integration of SkyDrive. We’re taking it a step further today by announcing a new feature in SkyDrive and the Office Web Apps that allows a more seamless sharing and editing experience for our customers.

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SkyDrive usage has doubled in the last 6 months, now you can select what to sync

About 6 months ago, we released the first sync apps for SkyDrive making it easy to view and manage your personal SkyDrive from the File Explorer in Windows and Finder in OS X.  We’re excited to announce that since then, you have put more and more of your files into your own SkyDrive and in the last 6 months, you’ve doubled the amount of SkyDrive storage being used.  

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Attachments.me connecting SkyDrive with Gmail and tips for other SkyDrive developers

Over the past few months we’ve seen great apps integrate with SkyDrive, for example document readers like GoodReader or Bookviser and productivity apps like Podio or RightSignature. But we also heard that developers wanted greater flexibility in file types supported by SkyDrive. And as more and more developers have been building Windows 8 apps, they’ve appreciated the Windows 8 file picker integration with SkyDrive and wanted us to similarly make it simple to integrate a SkyDrive file picker with their websites.  

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