OneDrive is the one place for everything in your life. It gives you free online storage for all your personal files, so you can access them from your Mac and any other devices you use – iPhone, iPad, PC, Windows Phone or Android. With OneDrive for Business, you also get storage for your work files so you can share and collaborate on them with other people at your work or school/university. The OneDrive app for Mac makes it easy to work with your OneDrive files on your Mac:
•Access your OneDrive files directly from the Finder, including attachments that you’ve saved to OneDrive from Outlook.com, and documents and spreadsheets that you’ve created from Office Online.
•Work with your OneDrive files even when you’re offline. Your changes will sync automatically the next time you’re online.
•Choose the folders in your OneDrive that you want to sync on your Mac.
•Add several files or folders to OneDrive at a time by dragging them to the OneDrive folder. By putting your files in OneDrive, you can access them from anywhere and have a backup in case something happens to your computer.
•Easily open, edit and create docs and other files in OneDrive from applications such as Word or Excel.
Thank you for using OneDrive. We are always looking to update OneDrive to bring you the latest performance improvements and bug fixes for the best experience.
Ratings and Reviews
"Works" but compared to other solutions it's a very poor experience.
The user experience with this application is so 'blah' it's not even funny. The first few iterations of OneDrive were barely passable as a sync tool for SharePoint. With all the rave reviews on this application I'm really curious what horrible software people live with that makes this look good. The user experience of other applications like DropBox is very good and well integrated with the OS. As an example a simple right-click and you have a link to email off to someone as a one-time access or direct link if it is shared. OneDrive has no concept of a file repository with a local synced copy. It is simply a basic file sync tool for the fledgeling SharePoint experience. I'm sure if you don't use SharePoint in a corporate environment and use OneDrive to sync your local Micro$soft application documents it's a beautiful thing. However, in the corporate setting where we are basically forced to use SharePoint this tool does nothing more than get a local copy on your computer without any other interaction which is pitiful. Add to the list is the "processing" message that doesn't go away after you open the app along with no "pause" button. It's really the simple things that matter with user experience and I know M$ doesn't make any money licensing OneDrive so it will undoutably remain pitifully featuerd behind its peers.
Updates are locking me out
I am disappointed and frustrated by the last two updates. OneDrive had been working well for me for 6 months in syncing work files between my work computer and my home computer. Recently, after updating the OneDrive app at home, the update prompted me to sign into my organization again, but it couldn’t “locate” a place to sync my files. Basically, it couldn’t detect that I already had OneDrive installed and was trying to create a OneDrive folder again. It wouldn’t sync my existing folders, and instead gave me a repeated error message (“Your OneDrive folder can’t be created in the location you selected: Try a different location. Make sure that the location isn't on a removable drive, or on a disk that has a case-sensitive format”). The first time that this happened, I managed to work around it by force-quitting OneDrive, uninstalling it, wiping the existing local OneDrive folder on my home computer, and then reinstalling OneDrive as though setting it up on a new computer. That may have been a fluke because a few months later, I encountered the same problem with a new update. I’ve been going through the same process—and it’s not working.
In short, I’m unable to use OneDrive on my home Mac. It’s currently useless to me, and my only recourse now is to migrate content to another cloud service. I reported this to Support the first time. I’m going to report it again. One star.
Usually works amazinly. But when it decides to stop syncing, there is nothing I can do to get it to sync agian. I’ve tried killing the process and restarting it and nothing. All I can do is reboot the machine. =/ Works flawlessly on iOS, Windows and the browser though
I work from both a mac and a windows desktop. I also work from a computer given to me by work that I can’t download apps on. I find it amazing that I can sync all my files accross a web browser, my phone and computers. That’s just mind blowing. I keep all my files in the cloud and they’re with me everywhere I go. I also get 1TB of storage. WHAT with all of Microsoft Office Suite for 10 bucks a month. That’s chump change for the value you’re getting. I work a lot with excel and word and having those applications on all my stations is a blessing. Thank you OneDrive team for listening to your audience and continuing to change your image for the better.
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