|Initial release||August 2007|
|Stable release||Wave 5 (Build 16.2.2907.1020) / April 23, 2012|
|Type||File hosting service|
SkyDrive (also called Microsoft SkyDrive or Windows Live SkyDrive) is a free file hosting service. It lets users upload files to a cloud storage. The files can be accessed from a Web browser. SkyDrive is part of the Windows Live range of services. To use the SkyDrive service, a user needs a Windows Live ID. SkyDrive has support for Office Web Apps. It lets users change and make Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote files.
SkyDrive is a simple file hosting service, which comes with great advantages because now the users can upload their content from any electronic device. The user can now upload or download their material from any mobile device, from any computer whether it may be Mac or PC it is fast and convenient without having to use any cables to download or upload any data.