Now Amazon Is Trying To Take On Dropbox With Its New App

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Amazon has taken the veil off of its a desktop version of its cloud storage system, Cloud Drive.If you don’t already use Cloud Drive, anyone with an Amazon account can register for 5 GB of free storage.

Here’s our preliminary walkthrough of how it works after you download the free Cloud Drive app for Mac and PC, available right here.

Launch the Cloud Drive app

Sign in with your Amazon credentials to get some free cloud storage

Now you have access to your storage via the cloud icon in the toolbar in the top right corner of your desktop

The upload begins and these indicators tell you when it's complete

A browser window opens and shows you all the files you've uploaded

Boom! Instant access to any file you've previously uploaded

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