SkyDrive has been updated!

In case you haven’t seen the new SkyDrive it has been rolled out.  The new look is much better/cleaner than the old one.  The improvements are outlined here in the OneNote Web App!


  • New layout, look and feel, and site architecture
  • SSL enabled on all authenticated pages
  • Clean urls (removed most of the junk from the URLs)
  • SkyDrive can now be pinned to your Windows 7 taskbar with jump lists (in IE9)
  • Header now says SkyDrive
  • What's new feed for docs and photos removed
  • Upload file size limit now 100MB
  • Moved to edge-to-edge layout to take advantage of larger screens
  • Reduced size of header to give more room to your content


  • Brand new photos experience
  • HTML5 video playback
  • Thumbnails generated for H.264 Video
  • CSS3 Transitions for albums and 1-up view
  • Photo album thumbnails now "pulse"
  • Thumbnails generated for all photo sizes (previously limited to 5000px)
  • Support for aspect ratio thumbnails (including panorama)


  • Icons for PDF filetypes
  • Recent documents includes more items
  • Open in Office Client from SkyDrive now gives you the option to install Office 2010 trial using Click-to-Run technology
  • Performance improvements to the Office Web Apps in IE9
  • Details view now supports touch


  • SkyDrive groups now appear in the left nav giving you one click access to Group content