Amazon Cloud Drive Adds File Syncing

Amazon Cloud Drive

Amazon Cloud DriveOne would have assumed that Amazon, the Web services cloud giant, would already have had file syncing available for its personal cloud storage service, Cloud Drive. Turns out that the digital lockers didn’t have that capability until recently. The Verge reported today that the company has quietly rolled out the new feature to Cloud Drive users. File syncing seems like it should be a fairly standard feature for any cloud-based storage and collaboration platform, and Amazon’s version doesn’t seem much different. Basically, users can just drop a file into a specified folder. That file is automatically uploaded and then synced with any other devices running Amazon Cloud Drive. This is already available from the likes of Dropbox, Box, and Google Drive. It’s a tad surprising that it would take this long for Amazon to catch up.

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