Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Apple has begun testing iCloud Drive for Windows

Apple extended an invitation to test a new application for Windows iCloud-enabled cloud service iCloud Drive, announced in June this year. Download free client program participants can AppleSeed.

Cloud Drive, presented at WWDC 2014, came to replace the service "Documents and data iCloud» and works on the same principle as its competitors - Dropbox, Google Drive, Yandex.Disk. After the initial synchronization, it opens up access to content from computers and mobile devices and transparently synchronizes content between them. iCloud Drive lets you store in the cloud any files - documents, videos, photos, etc.
Testing iCloud Drive for Mac is conducted from June of this year, while the version for Windows became available this week. The application works on all versions of the operating system from Microsoft, since Windows 7.
Previously, users have found that access to the files in iCloud Drive will be not only to devices on Windows, iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, but also through a browser on any computer. It is expected that in the near future Apple will update the website, allowing you to view the contents of iCloud Drive through a browser.
Note that iCloud Drive is integrated with the email application Mail, and helps to send large attachments are not supported free e-mail services. The maximum amount of investment may be 5 GB. For subsequent space will have to pay $ 0.99 for 20 GB per month, $ 3.99 per month - 200 GB. The maximum available space - 1 TB.