Amazon’s New Cloud Drive App| Comes with Read-Only Functionality

Posted on Jul 7 2015 - 3:02pm by Pavithra Manisha
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Amazon Cloud Drive

Amazon for a long time now has offered its cloud storage through its Cloud Drive Service. But the cloud service only allowed you to manage it through the web or with the desktop apps.  To enable you to have more control the company has released mobile apps for its Cloud Service on iOS, Android and Amazon’s Appstore.

Cloud Drive

Cloud Drive

The Cloud Drive app offers folder views of all storage. You can also view, share or link to supported files,PDFs, spreadsheets, images and much more. Cloud Drive offers services just like Dropbox, OneDrive or Google Drive. There are also options to stream stored music and videos. 

Cloud Drive service

Cloud Drive service

But beyond those options there seems to be no functionality. There seems to be no chances for automatic syncs or upload of files. There are also no options to move or edit files that you are viewing. For specific controls to work, you will still however have to use the more purpose-built Amazon apps like Cloud Drive Photos or Prime Music. These setbacks kind of leaves the Amazon’s Cloud Drive Service still not completely featured.

Amazon Cloud Drive | Quick Specs

  • Cost: Free
  • Category: Productivity
  • Released: Jul 02, 2015
  • Version: 0.1
  • Size: 2 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
  • Seller: AMZN Mobile LLC
  • © Copyright 2015 Amazon.com and its affiliates.
  • Rated 4+
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

Amazon Cloud Drive | Description

Amazon Cloud Drive lets you

  • Easily access all of the documents
  •  Easily access spreadsheets,
  • Listen to music,
  • View Photos and videos you have stored in Cloud Drive from your iPhone and iPad, all in one app.
  • Preview your files within the app and share files and folders

Download  Cloud Drive Now

Amazon Cloud Drive | Storage Cost

The app is cheap for the features it offers. Amazon offers plans for unlimited storage of any file($60 per month) or just phtotos ($12 per month). These price labels definitely beat the competitors’ prices in the market.

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