SkyDrive does not allow sharing large files with non-SkyDrive users

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Jim Szymanski from MobilityDigest has revealed an interesting SkyDrive limitation which users should be aware of.

Apparently there is an arbitrary limit (somewhere between 25 and 30 MB) above which you have to be a signed in Microsoft Account user to download a file shared from SkyDrive.

This effectively means you may not be able to share that 50 MB PowerPoint with your Mac-loving boss for example.

The move appears to be anti-piracy motivated, but will of course not prevent you from sharing all your MP3s, and the 25 MB limit is a bit low for most other media files like movies.

These strange, undeclared limitations makes SkyDrive a rather unpredictable Cloud storage solution, which makes it difficult to trust.

Were our readers aware of this issue? Let us know below.

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