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  1. Annotate shared PDFs on the web

    I recently got invited to annotate a PDF shared with me (editing enabled) via OneDrive. Unfortunately this isn´t possible yet; I had to download a 20 Mb file, annotate it in Adobe Reader, reupload it to my own OneDrive, send a link...

    Please implement collaboration features on annotating PDFs like it is possible in Word Online!

    118 votes
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      4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Schedule sync frequency for designated files.

      large files with numerous small changes are very slow in the application due to the frequency of the sync. Attempted to place accounting data files on one drive, but it will sync the entire file after every entry. This made it unusable in the cloud. If sync only occurred upon closing the application, it would allow for data sharing among devices. Incremental sync might also solve this issue. Thanks

      116 votes
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      • Fix size metadata bug

        When uploading certain PNG files the size is incorrectly reported on the OneDrive website and in the Photo object returned by the REST API. This can be reproduced using the following PNG file: http://www2.zippyshare.com/v/11270772/file.html

        115 votes
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        • Allow files to be transferred between Microsoft accounts

          Sometimes a person switches Microsoft accounts or wants to merge two existing Microsoft accounts. This means they need to move their files too. Providing a way to transfer ownership of files and folders from one Microsoft account to another would make the process much easier (meaning they don't have to download then reupload the files but can instead just use the Web site).

          114 votes
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          • Pin folders for quick access

            Every week i need to work on files which are buried inside bunch of folders. It would be nice if i could pin/favorite those files/folders in the homepage of onedrive so that it saves me time getting to those files/folders.

            110 votes
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            • Compress files and folders in the cloud.

              Right now, if you have a file or a folder stored on OneDrive that you want compressed/stored as a single file, you have to download or sync locally, compress, and them erase the old data and upload the new one. This is time consuming.

              Adding compressing to OneDrive.com would make it much more seamless.

              108 votes
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              • OneDrive : Zip and Unzip File

                Hello,

                I would like to suggest you the basic idea regarding onedrive feature. Please add basic functionality like one can zip and/or unzip files directly on OneDrive so each time we don't have to download and upload files on OneDrive. Also, add the functionality to open zip file without extracting the folder on OneDrive.

                Thanks.

                105 votes
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                  9 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Improve the function of OneDrive for Business's [Recently used items].

                  *English follows Japanese
                  ■Title(件名):
                  OneDrive for Business の [最近使ったアイテム] の改善要望

                  Improve the function of OneDrive for Business's [Recently used items].
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                  ■Description(内容):
                  OneDrive for Business で更新したファイルが自動的に表示される、ライブラリ画面左側の [最近使ったアイテム] 欄について、表示されているファイルを非表示に変更する機能を追加して欲しい。
                  ファイルを削除したり、作成し直すと、削除済みのファイルや普段はあまり使用しないファイルなども表示される。
                  表示されるファイルを自由に変更できないため、整理ができず使用しにくいと感じます。
                  [最近使ったアイテム] 内のファイルの表示を変更できる機能を追加して欲しい。

                  We hope you to add the option to hide [Recently used items] section located in the left side of library screen which displays automatically the recently updated OneDrive for Business files. The files not frequently used are also displayed on [Recently used items] once we delete or recreate the files.
                  We feel it is inconvenient that we are not able to change the displayed files accordingly.

                  Therefore, I…

                  105 votes
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                  • Add the ability to sort search results.

                    I would like to be able to sort search results. We already have the ability to sort files within folders. Now it would be nice to be able to sort the files after performing a search. Thank you.

                    104 votes
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                    • Bookmark

                      This one drive app for iPad is great but lack just one feature called 'bookmark'. With just one small additional, I would forsake the other PDFs readers that have the bookmark feature. Really. Yep. I love the one drive app on my iPad. I am sure that others would agreed with me.

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                      • Thumbnails for .AWR files

                        AWR files are Sony Raw photo files.

                        Please add support to create thumb nails like you do with Canon/Nikon raw files.

                        102 votes
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                        • Automatically upload Outlook.com attachments to OneDrive

                          if I send an email to onedrive@outlook.com or any email ID finalized by Microsoft from my registered onedrive email iD, then attached file in my email automatically gets uploaded to my oneDrive cloud.

                          Example: Let's say my email ID is xyz@hotmail.com and I am using OnDrive using the same email ID ( i.e xyz@hotmail.com ). Now I send an email from xyz@outlook.com with an attached file to onedrive@outlook.com then this attached file automatically gets uploaded to my OneDrive storage.

                          101 votes
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                          • Lift 1000 files upload limit.

                            Many a time I get better speed of uploading or at least immediate upload starting. The 1000 file limit really hurts there. Also suppose I am on a computer without admin access and want to upload my project folder having many short sized files.... I get stuck. When you have a big house, make the roads wide too!!

                            100 votes
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                              12 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              We looked at increasing the file upload limit via the browser to OneDrive.com. The reason we chose 1000 was because we wanted a number that worked well in most browsers.

                              I’d recommend if you are uploading thousands of files, it is easier to do it via the desktop sync client.

                              Will leave this open but likely won’t get to it for a while as it is dependent on browser tech.

                            • Advanced tagging

                              Add advanced tagging system.
                              Allow to add/edit/remove all kind of tags.
                              - People tag
                              - Geo tag
                              - Rating
                              - Flagged
                              - Custom tag

                              Tag must be store inside the image (EXIF) to be used with other desktop software by OneDrive sync.

                              Like Old Windows Live Photo Gallery
                              Also add groupping and search by tag.

                              100 votes
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                              • Pool 5TB across accounts in a O365 Home plan rather than allocating 1TB per user

                                I paid $100 for O365 home for five users, but host most of our family's photos and content in my OneDrive. It would really make sense if this came out of everyone's allocation.

                                Please change O365 Home plans so that there's 5TB shared/pooled storage--per plan--rather than 1TB per user.

                                97 votes
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                                • Add ability to favorite/star images, files and folders in onedrive

                                  I would love a way to mark a picture as a favorite in some way. An example for use: I am swiping through a folder of pics to choose which images to keep or delete. I would like to have a quick, 1 tap/click icon that would mark that image. Then when I'm when viewing an entire folder you would see a star or something as well as being able to sort by "favorites".

                                  One important thing this feature would do is sync across all devices, not just show starred on the device you created it. (Dropbox changed their system…

                                  96 votes
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                                  • Support H.265 videos playback

                                    Now that Windows 10 natively support H.265, I think it is natural to add playback support on onedrive.com as well.

                                    95 votes
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                                    • More storage options - Up to 10TB plan

                                      Please provide more storage options above the 1TB, as it's not enough and the lack of options is pushing users away to other services.

                                      Adding 3 new Office plans, shouldn't be too complicated:
                                      2TB - $£
                                      5TB - £$
                                      10TB - $$£

                                      At least users will have an option!

                                      Also if an user buy the 5 licences Office, why not allow him to stack subscriptions on the same Microsoft account?

                                      Alex

                                      93 votes
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                                      • File request feature

                                        I am looking for file request feature like dropbox. where even unregistered users can upload their files. Basically i want that feature so that my clients can upload their files which range from 2gb to 6gb at times. Where anyone having link can upload their files. I am thinking of buying outlook for business. But there is no meaning of buying it if i cannot do that.

                                        92 votes
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                                        • Attachment & document folder optional

                                          Please make both "attachment" and "document" folders optional!! I have no use of those folders at all. The folders keep appearing after some time i deleted. Make an option for them to appear, like the outlook folder.

                                          91 votes
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