Now you can download iCloud for Windows beta, as it has just been updated and brought 410A44 build number. It was first released in September. The app gives any iCloud user the access to different files such as videos, photos and more that have been uploaded to iCloud Drive, just right from a Windows based PC.
Cupertino giant introduced the iCloud for Windows app to public back in September of last year, that added support for the iCloud Drive feature introduced with iOS 8. What is interesting iCloud for Windows was launched ahead of the apps released for OS X Yosemite which was yet to be launched, and Mavericks did not offer such support.
If you are not acquainted with this software and haven’t used iCloud for Windows before,than all content uploaded to the iCloud Drive from your iOS device that runs iOS 8 and above can be accessed using the iCloud app directly from the Windows Explorer. The iCloud Drive feature is basically integrated into Windows Explorer where it shows up as another drive.
It is unclear currently what changes the latest beta build brings, but it is likely that Apple company had to make some implementations and modifications to the app to make it work smoothly with its new Photos for OS X app.
For multiple users outside the U.S. and Europe running Windows based PCs coupled with the much increased share of the iPhone in the world market, the move has been a welcomed one indeed.
As has been the case with earlier betas, the new 410A44 build can be downloaded only by AppleSeed testers, and it will be a while till we see an update hit the public version of iCloud for Windows.
The build can only be downloaded through Apple’s AppleSeed program website where the company lets certain users test its pre-release software. Download iCloud for Windows using this direct link.