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  1. OneDrive Files On-Demand for Mac

    When will OneDrive Files On-Demand be available on Mac

    6,145 votes
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      306 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow the mac version to install OneDrive folder at removable disk

      A lot of macs have expensive and limited SSDs and it would be convenient to be able to put the OneDrive folder at a external drive.

      1,271 votes
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        102 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • CPU Usage too high in High Sierra

        MacOs 10.13.2
        CPU Usage is too high while using one drive.
        Please correct!

        971 votes
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        • Allow OneDrive for Business Sync Client to recognize domain-bound Macs in the Enterprise

          Allow OneDrive for Business Sync Client to recognize domain-bound Macs in the Enterprise.

          Our company recently adopted the OneDrive for Business (OD4B)next generation sync client. As part of this adoption our internal Information Security team has set a security policy allowing only domain-bound workstations to leverage the OD4B sync client.

          We are binding our Mac workstations to our corporate domain, just like our Windows workstations; however, Microsoft has told us that Macs are not truly bound to our corporate domain -- they are simply "associated" with our domain meaning our Mac workstations fall outside of this domain-bound security policy. This…

          856 votes
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            33 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Online-only support for Mac OS X

            Hello! I really like the online-only feature that OneDrive has for Windows, and I'm sad that the same feature isn't available for Mac. The files I have are eating up space on my hard drive, and using selective sync doesn't cut it (the large size of my OneDrive is due to images and .PSD documents which I open in bulk for image editing, and are a hassle to download from the website every time I simply want to use them.)

            I'd really appreciate it if this feature were implemented, since I'm running low on space! If not, I'm probably going…

            267 votes
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            • Better support for Sketch.app files

              We still use Dropbox as OneDrive doesn't play nicely with the Sketch.app files on the Mac our user experience designers use. We'd love to move off of Dropbox entirely and only use OneDrive, but aren't able to until Sketch.app files are better supported.

              167 votes
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              • Sync via symbolic links

                In Dropbox I just create bunch of symbolic links to my Downloads, Documents & Desktop folders so that my stuffs will be safe with me always.

                Looking for the similar treatment from OneDrive too :p

                Cheers

                166 votes
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                  11 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • please support APFS case sensitive on mac in your client

                  currently it's not possible to use your one drive client on my mac. the reason: my filesystem is APFS in case sensitive version

                  154 votes
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                    6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Preserving Mac OS X (file system) tags and extended attributes (xattr)

                    Unless I am missing something, it appears as if OneDrive is not honoring and preserving file system tags (see [1]) or even extended attributes (see [2]).
                    Granted, these features are difficult to maintain over different OS and file system types. But if files and folders are synchronized within the same environment, it is very disturbing, to say the very least, to see this (meta) data simply discarded by OneDrive.

                    Thank you.

                    [1] https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/releasenotes/MacOSX/WhatsNewInOSX/Articles/MacOSX10_9.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/TP40013207-SW11
                    [2] https://developer.apple.com/library/prerelease/mac/documentation/Darwin/Reference/ManPages/man1/xattr.1.html

                    146 votes
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                      4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Sharing files with Mac users

                      My business has both Windows and Mac users and the Mac users are unable to sync locally the shared business files - only their own personal files. It's made collaboration using OneDrive almost unusable. It seems the same thing happens with OneDrive for business on the iPhone - my users can't see the shared folders. Nightmare. Please fix these issues.

                      125 votes
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                      • OneDrive for business sync client for MAC should work with sharepoint too

                        OneDrive for business sync client for MAC should work with sharepoint too

                        120 votes
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                        • Mirror folders on local pc/mac to OneDrive

                          Mirror or backup folder from local pc/mac to OneDrive, like on Bitcasa.

                          112 votes
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                          • Sync Finder metadata and permissions (OS X)

                            On Mac OS X, documents can have color labels and tags. These are currently not synced across devices using Onedrive. Same for file permissions.

                            95 votes
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                            • Syncing with OneDrive for Business on mac app NOT available?!

                              The fact that our business is now going to be paying hundreds of dollars to Microsoft and not being able to have a syncing ability for shared folders/files is UNREASONABLE! Macs are a business targeted computer option and being that the Business option for OneDrive does not have a full functionality is ridiculous. We are in the process of moving over from DropBox and this set-back is really making me want to let our CEO know that moving over to OneDrive may be a grave mistake. Knowing that people and businesses have been addressing this concern for months now and…

                              87 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • external drive

                                OneDrive For Business
                                Sync an external drive

                                84 votes
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                                • OneDrive files on demand for OSX and iOS. Thank you in advance! :)

                                  implement One Drive on demand for OSX and iOS. Thank you

                                  79 votes
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                                  • Icon for sidebar in finder

                                    Dropbox and iCloud have dedicated icons for when they are placed in the finder sidebar. When the one drive folder is placed there, though it has a custom folder icon inside the finder window, it reverts back to a standard folder icon. I suggest that you find a way to make this be the actual one drive icon.

                                    72 votes
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                                    • Fix OneDrive so it works with OSX High Sierra

                                      Since the public release of OSX High Sierra, OneDrive is unable to sync up to an O365 SharePoint document library. Downloads are fine. A clean install to OSX Sierra resolved the issue.

                                      67 votes
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                                      • Enable sync priority

                                        I would really like the option to prioritise syncing for specific files or folders within the OneDrive folder during large bulk syncs. For example, I recently added ~25GB of music. During that time, I made a change to an important document on my Mac, but I couldn't access it on my W10M phone (where I needed it) because it was stuck in the syncing backlog. My workplace uses Carbonite cloud backup, and I know that you can right-click certain files/folders that haven't synced yet and force them to the front of the queue ahead of any others.

                                        60 votes
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                                        • Allow syncing on case-sensitive file systems

                                          Really not understandable that this is a "not right now". This would possibly make me use it.

                                          56 votes
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