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May 11, 2017

Microsoft blurs the line between OneDrive and local files

by John_A

This fall, all of your Windows files will be viewable and accessible from File Explorer regardless of whether they’re stored in OneDrive or locally. It’s something Joe Belfiore talked about onstage from the Build keynote, explicitly saying that all the fancy tools we’ve seen so far this morning for collaboration will benefit from it.

“With Files On-Demand, you can access all your files in the cloud without having to download them and use storage space on your device,” a blog post reads. Microsoft says that this has been the No. 1 user request. Think of it like a cloud-based folder on your device that syncs basically everything across users and across all of their gadgets.

Click here to catch up on the latest news from Microsoft Build 2017.

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