OneDrive

OneDrive

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Score 8.3 out of 10
Top Rated
OneDrive

Overview

What is OneDrive?

OneDrive from Microsoft is a cloud storage and file syncing service.
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Awards

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Popular Features

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  • File search (113)
    8.0
    80%
  • Performance (111)
    7.9
    79%
  • Reliability (112)
    7.7
    77%
  • Device sync (111)
    7.1
    71%

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Pricing

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OneDrive for Business Plan 1

$5.00

Cloud
Per Month (Annual Commitment)

Microsoft 365 Business Basic

$5.00

Cloud
Per Month (Annual Commitment)

OneDrive for Business Plan 2

$10.00

Cloud
Per Month (Annual Commitment)

Entry-level set up fee?

  • No setup fee
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Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting / Integration Services

Starting price (does not include set up fee)

  • $5 per month
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Product Demos

Microsoft Onedrive - Everything You Need to Know to Become an Expert!
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Features

File Sharing & Management

Features that allow collaborators to view, work on, and organize files.

7.2Avg 8.2

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

Features related to security and administration for cloud storage platforms

7Avg 8.5

Cloud Storage Platform

Features around the functionality of the cloud storage platform.

7.4Avg 8.4
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Product Details

What is OneDrive?

OneDrive from Microsoft is a cloud storage and file syncing service.

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OneDrive Technical Details

Deployment TypesSoftware as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationNo

Frequently Asked Questions

OneDrive from Microsoft is a cloud storage and file syncing service.

OneDrive starts at $5.

Reviewers rate File search highest, with a score of 8.

The most common users of OneDrive are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees).
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Reviews

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Harvey Wyche | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
I'll start with what I would not use OneDrive for! I would not use it as a primary source for code repository, there are other more robust tools out there that can help you with storing and making available code repos. Where I would use OneDrive is in a platform for managing files, and with that I mean any file that can be saved offline and access a OneDrive access point, share, or mount. This could be personal, business, or data from a system that is saved in a standard file format. The OneDrive platform is great for documents collaboration as well, with the ability to allow for share and links to be provided to for easy access and collaboration. I would also recommend if you are someone who likes to use cloud services and rely less and less on offline storage. OneDrive excels in this area!
Paul Weber | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
OneDrive is great to make sure that all your work files are available everywhere, even on mobile. It's also helpful when your work computer is refreshed, within 5 minutes I have all my files available again! It's less helpful for sharing files that don't need to be sent as-is, video files, in particular, can be a problem because it will try to play them but at the end of the day, it's not a streaming platform.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
By controlling all of your institution's digital products, OneDrive will make your life much easier. Instead of spending time and resources on alternative collaborative tools, I propose that you use OneDrive. Its Android application is quite beneficial. Its uploading speed will certainly entice you.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • For collaborative work both in education and professional areas.
  • For personal work in multiple devices, and "on the go" work.
  • It's great for work that takes a lot of memory space, because it is saved in the cloud, not the device itself.
  • It's a great tool for anyone working with a lot of creative files that can't be stored in small devices like USBs.
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
OneDrive is very useful for organizations with people located in different buildings and/or frequent travelers, as it provides virtual access to documents and files. My team uses it to share/host working documents among those of us who travel 20-40 percent of the time, meaning we no longer have to email documents back and forth but can instead access them from the cloud.
Score 1 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
When moving files around that are needed but don't seem to have a permanent home anywhere, Onedrive can be useful. Other than that, I avoid OneDrive for not only reasons of moral but also for more productive use of company time. Honestly, in my opinion, Onedrive does not stack up to the industry standard that Dropbox has created. I personally feel that Microsoft has more than enough time, money, and funding to bring their game up to a professional standard, and let's hope they care enough to fix the issues I've outlined.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Collaborating on the go has become the standard, and OneDrive is a useful tool for people who need to be on the go but don't want to carry around a laptop with them that can share and edit documents from different devices. OneDrive has the ability to boost an individual's or a team's productivity. Users may work from home or at the beach with online Office products since they are no longer constrained by their equipment.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Onedrive's reliable cloud storage features are invaluable for sharing documents and files across team members. The app support and updates are all great and works well on multiple OS and mobile platforms. With office 365 the bundled storage of 1TB is more than sufficient for major uses and I can manage without spending much on high configuration laptops with larger SSDs.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
When there is an analysis or presentation that needs to be done in a limited time, the fact that everyone checks [in] and works at the same time provides great efficiency. It [OneDrive] is also very easy to comment and assign a task on it. It is also very effective to receive notifications by e-mail.
November 09, 2021

Autosave Has Saved Me

Caitlin Stote M.Ed. | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
OneDrive is great for easily backing up personal files. The autosave feature is key. It gets tricky when there are many users sharing the same account editing documents as there can be some sync issues.
Rebekah Ryan, PMP | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
OneDrive is extremely well suited for internal use. It's an easy product to utilize across teams and departments within an organization to share the most up-to-date information. It is a great information-sharing space. Syncing is quick and easy so that everyone has the most current information. It's easy to navigate and very intuitive, as part of the Microsoft suite. It is an appropriate cloud-based application to share private data and all other collaborative documentation for a company.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
OneDrive is well suited for smaller companies where people save most of their files on their local computers, but still need a backup solution to protect themselves from losing their files. OneDrive is not a great solution if you are not constantly connected to the internet and can keep any files you are sharing with others in sync all the time.
Blake Calson | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Best suited for cloud storage of documents and data loss prevention with its highly reliable security protocols. The free plan is not the best for storing and working on tons of files. They have very affordable rates so users can upgrade to higher plans whenever they require more storage space.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
OneDrive is perfect for backing up data, sharing files among team members, its weak point is quite average speed of processing some data in the interface for example I recently encountered a significant delay while opening project documentation
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
1) When it comes to accessing the file anywhere across the globe and using any of the devices.
2) To storing as well as organizing the work documents in a secure location in that of the cloud.
3) To make a real time work by collaborating and sharing the document with others.
4) Has 1 TB of store per user and can upload the files up to 250 GB in size.
Paulo Moreno | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
OneDrive will bring much convenience to your lives by managing all the digital assets of your organization. I recommend you to have OneDrive instead of wasting time and money on buying any other tool for collaboration. Its mobile application is very much helpful. Its speed for uploading files will attract you indeed.
Queennie Jhoy Ventura | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
One Drive is suitable for storing and/or organizing documents that are not that confidential. It frees up spaces in my local machine so instead of saving my not-so-important files on the hard drive, I just simply upload them to OneDrive. I would not recommend users to upload confidential files or documents in this platform especially in file-sharing of confidential documents with your colleagues for its security is not the best.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
For a low cost, easy to use backup system, OneDrive is outstanding. It has a very low cost per terabyte of storage, and is easy use from the outset. For a small business or office, it is ideal as files can be easily shared (or not) between the employees. I cannot think of a situation where it is not appropriate...except if you have poor or expensive internet connectivity in which case the constant data transfers and updating could become problematic.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
It is well suited for environments that already are using the Office 365 suite of applications across the whole organization, as it integrates very well across those different appplications. It is less suited for organizations that are looking for a very low cost, or no cost, cloud storage solution, as this may not be for them. Since Office 365, and therefore OneDrive, is subscription based, there is an ongoing monthly or yearly cost of the software. Also, OneDrive would be less ideal in environments that are looking for a very simple to use storage solution, as opposed to having one with more features such as OneDrive.
August 12, 2020

Controller

Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
For an organization who is trying to move away from heavy reliance on day-to-day data being housed on the server, this would be a perfect application.

If you are an organization who deals with more sensitive information i.e. HIPAA specific, it may not be the best application as there will be more monitoring of users, pw protection, etc.
Jordan Peck | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 1 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
OneDrive used to be my go-to product for cloud storage. Seamless integration with Office 365 and 1TB with Office365 subscription, it was perfect. Then came "Files-on-Demand" which was a disaster. At first, simply very slow access waiting for the file to download, even if you had just created and saved the file 3 seconds before. Then came the file corruption where files suddenly became unreadable and could not be opened or recovered. I tried everything, including many hours researching on internet and with MS Tech support. I finally decided today to end the struggle, and go to an alternative product, IDrive. I now have a 1TB harddrive so I really just need my files backed up to the cloud for backup, security and maybe the occasional web access.
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