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SkyDrive is a data storage and syncing application provided by Microsoft Corporation under its Windows Essentials 2012 series of applications for Windows 8. SkyDrive enables Microsoft account holders to store files, images and other data online and offline - and sync and access that data from both computers and mobile devices.
SkyDrive was previously known as Windows Live SkyDrive and Windows Live Folders. In 2014, Microsoft rebranded SkyDrive as OneDrive, along with adding some new capabilities.