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OneDrive for iOS Gains New Super Zoom Features

Super Zoom on OneDrive for iOS helps users find images more efficiently on the cloud storage service. The ability is not available on Android or Windows.


If you are using OneDrive on an iPad or , has released a new update for the iOS app. The main new feature on board the release is a Super Zoom ability. As the name suggests, the feature allows users to zoom through on content within OneDrive.

On iOS, the application is now up to version 10.29.6. Microsoft says the Super Zoom ability allows users to flick through images more quickly to find the required photo. This means users no longer need to open each photo.

Microsoft explains how Super Zoom works in the its changelog:

β€œIt's now easier than ever to view and find photos thanks to a cool new feature we're calling Super Zoom. Use this super feature by pinching in and out to zoom through your photos. It's now easier than ever to find the memories you're looking for. Super!”

It is worth noting that Super Zoom is not available on OneDrive for or Windows. We guess Microsoft will bring it to those platforms eventually, but for now it is an iOS exclusive.

Upcoming AI Solutions

Yesterday, Microsoft detailed some powerful new tools coming to OneDrive on . The company says a slew of artificial intelligence-powered abilities will launch on the service before the end of this year. The same features will also be available in SharePoint.

Among the AI abilities coming to OneDrive is automatic transcription for video and audio content. AI will work within OneDrive and SharePoint to transcript video and audio. This is the same artificial intelligence the company uses in its existing Microsoft Stream service.

β€œWhile viewing a video or listening to an audio file, a full transcript (improving both accessibility and search) will show directly in our industry-leading viewer, which supports over 320 different file types. This will help you utilize your personal video and audio assets, as well as collaborate with others to produce your best work.”

Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

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