Microsoft is updating its OneDrive app for Android this week with a brand new residence display screen, Samsung Movement Images assist, and the power to play 8K movies. The brand new residence display screen consists of fast entry to latest recordsdata, offline recordsdata, and the “On This Day” function of OneDrive that reminds you of your previous photographs.
Samsung Movement Images assist can also be included on this replace, permitting homeowners of Samsung telephones to play again photographs captured with movement within the OneDrive app or on-line. These photographs work like Apple’s Reside Images and seize a nonetheless picture alongside a number of seconds of video and sound earlier than the seize. Microsoft says Samsung Movement Images playback is rolling out worldwide and would require Android model 6 or above.
The ultimate addition is 8K video playback for suitable Samsung telephones like the brand new Galaxy S21 or final yr’s S20. When you’ve all the time been in a position to retailer 8K movies on OneDrive, the service now helps playback on suitable screens and gadgets. This might tempt extra to retailer 8K video on Microsoft’s cloud storage service, notably when OneDrive now helps up to 250GB files.
This newest Android replace for OneDrive focuses lots on Samsung’s telephones and is an instance of the continued partnership between Microsoft Samsung. Both companies are engaged on quite a lot of methods to combine Microsoft’s software program and companies into Samsung Android telephones, and there’s even a partnership for cloud gaming through xCloud.