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, 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.

What's New

Version 17.3.7131

Fixed sync reliability bugs.
Improved application reliability.

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5

433 Ratings

433 Ratings

Pretty Simple and Basic but Missing a Very Simple and Basic Function

Brew Swayne

I recently converted to Office 365 subscription for personal use and since it came with 1TB of OneDrive storage, I figured I might as well use it. Setup was simple enough and everything is fairly straight forward, just the way I like it. So here I am building my OneDrive folder on my Mac and adding files to that folder and watching as they are magically beamed to the cloud one by one. I open OneDrive on the web and on my mobile app and everything looks exactly the same as it does on my desktop. I am finally achieving harmonous balance in the digital world!! So why just 3 stars you ask? Simple. Where is the pause button? You just gave me 1TB of cloud storage, you don’t think I’m gonna back up my videos? Look man, I live in the sticks and unfortunately high speed internet isn’t a thing around here yet. You got any idea how long it takes to upload a 3 minute/500mb video of my dogs doing stupid things when you’ve only got 2mbps speeds? Days, bro! It takes DAYS! So when I’m uploading video, I really can’t do anything else that requires an internet connection. No web browsing, no social media, I can’t even Netflix and chill man! But if my OneDrive had a pause button so that I could, you know, pause my uploads for a few hours and binge watch The Punisher? Oh, what a beautiful world this would be. So let’s add that pause button in the 3 dots drop down menu, what do ya say? #fistbump

"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.

Works Well


I used DropBox and Apple’s iCloud before ultimately switching to OneDrive. Why? DropBox works well but didnt need it since OneDrive came with my Office subscription so decision made on cost basis. Apple iCloud just seemed buggy in syncing and made accessing the files and directory a pain - especially on iOS devices. Ultimately, OneDrive ended up was best in keeping the promise of current information across several devices. Support team roll out continued upgrades and solicit feedback from users. My only gripe is that it complains about files with punctuation in the titles which stops sync and forces renaming of offending files. I wish it were more tolerant or allowed users to automatically authorize character substitutions to address file naming issues. Apart from that…very well done. From a long time Microsoft skeptic, I’m impressed.


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Age Rating
Rated 4+
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