Microsoft launched a public beta final December of the OneDrive sync instrument for macOS with native help for the Apple Silicon platform. Now, three months later, the corporate has lastly made the replace obtainable to all Mac customers who can now reap the benefits of OneDrive, which runs natively on the M1, M1 Professional and M1 Max chips.
As detailed by a Microsoft employeeOneDrive sync for Apple Silicon is now obtainable on “GA,” which the corporate calls software program that is obtainable to everybody. Native help for the Apple Silicon platform comes with model 22,022 of OneDrive for macOS. Customers can examine if they’ve the newest model of the app put in by opening OneDrive preferences.
We’re excited to announce that OneDrive sync for macOS now runs natively on Apple silicon. Because of this OneDrive will take full benefit of the efficiency enhancements of Apple silicon. We all know this can be a extremely anticipated and extremely requested characteristic, and we’re excited to make it usually obtainable beginning at construct 22,022.
Apps up to date to run natively on Apple Silicon chips can take full benefit of the ARM structure, which delivers better efficiency and power effectivity. For MacBook customers, this implies the software program makes use of much less energy, leading to longer battery life.
However Microsoft is not the one firm sluggish to replace its cloud platform to run natively on M1. Dropbox launched a beta model of its macOS app with Apple Silicon help earlier this 12 months, and it has but to be made obtainable to the general public. As for Google Drive, it was updated in October 2022 with M1 support†
Associated to this, Microsoft has additionally launched a brand new beta model of OneDrive for macOS that enables customers to maneuver their desktop and paperwork folders to the corporate’s cloud platform. Extra particulars could be discovered on the official OneDrive blog†