6 best apps to work with cloud services to Windows 8/8.1/RT

By | 09.12.2018



6 best apps to work with cloud services to Windows 8/8.1/RT

You need a large space to store your data in a nice and protected environment? In this case, you need to become a user of the service «cloud» storage. But if you need a tool to access the cloud storage device running Windows 8/8.1/RT, several interesting and useful applications you can find in the Windows Store.

To help you in this matter, during the following lines we will describe the best apps from this category that are currently available for the latest operating system from Microsoft.

For many of us a place to store files is a real problem, especially when storage capacity is limited and you cannot expand it through the use of memory cards. However, this is not the only reason for using cloud services. In some cases, before performing certain operations on the device, you need to make a backup of your information – otherwise it may be damaged or lost forever if something goes wrong. In short, it is recommended to find a way to securely store all your valuable data. And here we have the «cloud».

Apps for Windows 8 that allow you to work with cloud services, quite a lot, so we tried to choose the best one. You only have to try out them and choose which one best meets your requirements.

Bitcasa

Bitcasa is one of the countless cloud services that are currently available. In order to start using the service on a computer running Windows 8, you must first download the relevant app in the Windows Store. Then you need to register or log in using your existing account Bitcasa. Of course, the service offers a desktop client, which you can easily download from the official site Bitcasa, but we will not describe it because this article is devoted exclusively to Modern applications.

Bitcasa for Windows 8 allows you to download and upload files. In addition, the application copes with the playback of media files stored in the cloud. Interface, which, by the way, translated into Russian, it looks quite good.

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Of course, there are drawbacks – the app lacks some important features. For example, a rather low download speed of files, there is no possibility to create and delete folders, you cannot move elements does not open PDF files. But don’t forget, this service is available free of charge (more precisely, free storage and 20 GB, but for anything higher you have to pay), so if you don’t want to spend money, the Bitcasa app for Windows 8 should you be arranged.

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Links: -> Visit Store -> Search Google

Dropbox

Dropbox is probably the most popular service of «cloud» storage, and among users of different operating systems, not only among Windows users. Of course, Dropbox has a Modern-version of their client that is available in the Windows Store absolutely for free. The application offers all the basic functions and has an intuitive and easy to learn interface.

6 лучших приложений для работы с «облачными» службами в Windows 8/8.1/RT

Dropbox for Windows 8 allows you to perform various manipulations with files you can download, upload, rename, move and delete. Also within the application you can create new folders. In General, as already mentioned, has all the necessary capabilities, and overall this app looks better than Bitcasa, at least in terms of speed and stability.

When registering for the service for free users are given 2GB to store files. However, the storage capacity can be increased (for free) by completing a series of simple steps. Read more about this on the Dropbox website.

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Links: -> Visit Store -> Search Google

Yandex.Disk

Russian Internet giant Yandex has long demonstrated its interest in presence in the market of «cloud» computing, running about two years ago own the service «Yandex.CD».

At the initial stage, Yandex offers 3 GB of free space, but it can be easily increased to 10 GB. You will get additional 3 GB after installing desktop client, another 2 GB after downloading the first file in the cloud + 2GB, if you tell about «Yandex.Disk» in one of the popular social networks. In addition, for every friend your ROM will increase by 0.5 GB.

6 лучших приложений для работы с «облачными» службами в Windows 8/8.1/RT

As for the app «Yandex.Disc» for Windows 8, it can be described as qualitative, functional and fast tool. Again, the application has all the necessary features and is free.

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Links: -> Visit Store -> Search Google

OneDrive (previously SkyDrive)

OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) is an excellent service «cloud» data storage that needs no introduction, since it must be known to every user of the latest versions of operating systems from Microsoft. It is integrated directly in file Explorer Windows 8.1 operating system, but for the convenience of users of touch devices, Microsoft offers the appropriate client.

6 лучших приложений для работы с «облачными» службами в Windows 8/8.1/RT

The application has a rich set of functions and supports a variety of file types. With OneDrive, you’ll get a user-friendly interface and great features that you can use to synchronize your data and personal files.

When you register for OneDrive, you get 7 GB of free space, but, as in the case with other cloud services available free space to increase by performing certain actions.

All My Storage

All My Storage is «cloud» service, but it is a very functional app that allows you to work with several popular «clouds», including OneDrive (SkyDrive), Google Drive, Dropbox and Box. So if you want to move files from one repository to another, better app.

6 лучших приложений для работы с «облачными» службами в Windows 8/8.1/RT

The tool is available in the Windows Store in two versions, free and paid (160 rubles). If you choose the paid version, you will get the opportunity to use more specialized functions, will not see ads and will be able to connect Google Drive and SugarSync – the free version of the service blocked.

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Links: -> Visit Store -> Search Google

The app was not found in the store. ? #wpappbox

Links: -> Visit Store -> Search Google

Box

Box is another popular service, after registering in which you get a free 10 GB of disk space. In this respect, the Box looks even better than OneDrive. Box app for Windows 8 you can download from the Windows Store, but now it needs some modifications. Despite the fact that Box offers essentially everything you need, OneDrive has more options for file management. But, nevertheless, the app Box is one of the best alternatives to Microsoft, at least in terms of available free space.

6 лучших приложений для работы с «облачными» службами в Windows 8/8.1/RTThe app was not found in the store. ? #wpappbox

Links: -> Visit Store -> Search Google

If you have any questions or for some reason you can’t use one of the above tools, tell us and we will try to help you as soon as possible. But if you are aware of other quality apps to work with cloud services in Windows 8 tell us they are with us and we’ll update the list above.




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