Microsoft who introduced us with an awesome cloud storage service as a rival to the Dropbox and G-Drive, the SkyDrive, a few months back, using it you can access photos and files from anywhere, save/store them for free of charge and after share them anytime. The Redmond-software company is now thinking to redesign and add some extra features to the SkyDrive’s web interface. For a faster file sharing via the cloud storage and if you’re tired of the inconvinience and complex UI for Microsoft Live SkyDrive. Here is a good news for all!
Microsoft has announced that they will be launching a new Metro design UI later this summer for its web-based SkyDrive cloud storage imminent. Consider the SkyDrive app for Windows 8. It’s clean, clear, and modern looking with a nice Metro-style UI.
The news comes straight from The Verge, a technology related website that said Microsoft allowed them to have a brief look at the new Metro styling which will then be rolled out together with a number of new features and improvements.
Most importantly considered feature would be coming within the Metro SkyDrive update with an Windows Live Groups integration. This feature also includes the sidebar within Microsoft’s SkyDrive official website.
The screenshots of Metro-Style SkyDrive have emerged showing the new interface of Microsoft’s cloud storage website similar to Metro Microsoft account which previously started rolling out to some users. The interface looks so similar to Metro user interface in Windows 8 with the same flat look pattern and buttons which specially optimized for touch devices.
With the Windows Live Group on SkyDrive enables users to create groups to share and collaborate on documents from MS Office applications, like Word, Excel, OneNote and PowerPoint. All of with the ability for users to easily manage their online storage and download the SkyDrive Windows app – the easiest way to access your SkyDrive from your PC.
Microsoft rolled out some significant changes for its SkyDrive cloud storage service that pit it directly against the popular Dropbox service. The Metro-style SkyDrive webpage was revealed a few days ago with a SkyDrive logo on it by Microsoft, in which the documents and files in SkyDrive now have latger UI.
This new Metro-Style SkyDrive interface would start rolling out to users in August. But you can try it with the Metro design Microsoft account along with trying out the Metro style Live Web Messenger now for chatting.