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  1. OneDrive Files On-Demand for Mac

    When will OneDrive Files On-Demand be available on Mac

    6,218 votes
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      311 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!

      1,049 votes
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      • 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…

        291 votes
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        • KFM Known Folder Move for MAC

          Why not KFM Known Folder Move for MAC?

          52 votes
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          • 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

            173 votes
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            • On Battery Pause Sync By Default (Parity with Windows)

              Currently on Mac, OneDrive chews A LOT of power. One thing I have noted in testing on Virtual Machines with Windows is that the Windows version pauses sync by default on battery which would be ideal.

              Please look at adding this (in addition to other battery saving optimisations). As it would at least bridge the gap until other power saving optimisations could be employed.

              15 votes
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              • Known folder sync feature request

                We would like to put ~/Documents and ~/Desktop (for example) in MacOS on OneDrive for Business without actually moving these folders elsewhere. We would request you to make this feature as early as possible.

                9 votes
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                • Block Level Synchronisation (Differential Sync)

                  Split any files into blocks and sync only parts of the file that were updated instead of the whole file. Very popular request for Windows, but should be implemented in the core itself, also available vor macOS and anyone else: https://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/913522-onedrive-on-windows/suggestions/6369855-enable-differential-sync-only-sync-parts-of-the-f

                  16 votes
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                  • remove warning: inode_val: object : invalid bsd flags

                    Hello,I have found a bug on onedrive for mac. I use Mojave and APFS. I reproduced the issue with the volume encrypted and also without encryption (Filevault). The bug is the following, the folder gives a warning in DiskUtil with the following format:
                    warning: inode_val: object (oid 0x417de2): invalid bsd_flags (0x10)
                    I have verified is the onedrive folder using the following command from mac terminal:
                    find / -inum 4292066

                    where 4292066 is 417de2 in decimal

                    2 votes
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                    • Decrease OneDrive Mac resource usage

                      OneDrive for Mac uses considerable CPU, even when there is nothing to sync. It regularly uses 100% CPU and runs batteries down 5x faster than normal, draining a MacBook batter in under 2 hours that get 8+ hours without OneDrive running. This happens to me on 3 different MacBook Pros. This is in all recent versions, but seems worse in clients supporting selective files on-demand. I truly enjoy OneDrive, but this issues is making it unusable.

                      4 votes
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                      • Properly support the macOS file system (special characters, aliases, symbolic links, case sensativity, etc.)

                        OneDrive is 99% useless on a Mac because the macOS file system is not properly supported:

                        1) Files are limited to Windows naming conventions. I't impractical to rename 100's of files to complete a sync

                        2) Aliases get copied as unusable files and symbolic links are ignored.

                        3) If the drive is formatted as one of Apple's/unix's case-sensitive formats, they're unusable with OneDrive.

                        These are the deal killers, items like support for tags, etc. would be nice also.

                        31 votes
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                        • OneDrive should support nap on Mac in order to conserve battery

                          Nap is not enabled. Moreover the app is using too much battery, while seemingly doing nothing.

                          8 votes
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                          • The usage on Mohave OS is too high.

                            When the app is running it causes the fans on my MBP to run and drain the battery in about an hour. When I force quit the one drive app the battery performance on my MBP is normal.

                            1 vote
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                            • 我们希望可以优先同步某些文件夹

                              我们希望可以优先同步某些文件夹。因为我们将onedrive当作我们工作生活的一部分,所以我们的大量文件、照片都存放在onedrive上,但是每当我们使用的时候发现onedrive有大量的照片任务正在同步,而我需要的重要文件确迟迟得不到同步。需要在同步完成几十GB的照片后才能同步。所以我们希望可以增加一个优先同步文件夹的选项控制,以同步某些特别重要的文件

                              4 votes
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                              • 3 votes
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                                • File naming error and solution

                                  If file is not uploading due to error in the name, the exact error in the naming should be highlighted and instant alternate name solution should be provided or automatically named (with a specific colour dot in front of the file, indicating the file name has been changed and will require the attention of the uploader), this will help to upload the files faster.

                                  1 vote
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                                  • Change sync folders without waiting for previous sync to complete to avoid computer hard drive being filled up

                                    At present, you can't change the folder sync choices while a synchronisation is in process. If your computer fills up then you are stuck in limbo, unable to do anything without unlinking your account and starting again. If there was a way to cancel a synchronisation half way through or make changes while synchronising this would be fixed. I believe this to be a bug, but Microsoft Support tell me it is a design feature.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • when sync big file which costs some time, the Mac go in to sleep.then file sync progress will lost and restart the sync progress from begin

                                      when sync big file which costs some time, the Mac go in to sleep.then file sync progress will lost and restart the sync progress from begin.it also causes display bug in client Gui

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                                      • Able to view bigger file sizes than 5mb online without having to open in excel

                                        The file size that can be viewed on the one drive online is only 5mb constantly getting the workbook is to large error and if you’re not the creator/ owner of the onedrive account you can’t edit or make any changes or view in excel- This is a problem when sharing documents that need to be edited by more than one person and need to remain live documents- pleaseeeee more than 5mb per workbook- will have to switch my company to a different platform.

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                                        • dictadura...

                                          Cuando envias te obliga a utilizarlo cuando quiere.

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