On the Microsoft Floor occasion, Panos Panay, chief product officer, Microsoft revealed that the corporate is making it simpler than ever for customers to entry their iPhone pictures and movies on Home windows units. Right here we inform you all about it:
Which Apple providers is Microsoft integrating?
First up is iCloud Images which via a brand new integration with iCloud and the Images app in Home windows 11, it is possible for you to to entry all pictures and movies out of your iPhone proper within the Images app. The Apple TV app is already on Xbox consoles, and beginning at present, Apple Music will likely be obtainable on Xbox as nicely. Microsoft additional revealed that Apple Music and the Apple TV app will launch on Home windows subsequent 12 months.
The best way to use Apple providers on Home windows 11?
For iCloud Images, Microsoft says that it’s a seamless course of. Merely set up the iCloud for Home windows app from the Microsoft Retailer and select to sync your iCloud Images. For Apple Music and Apple TV — when obtainable — customers might want to obtain them from the Microsoft Retailer to make use of it.
When is Microsoft rolling out Apple providers on Home windows?
iCloud Images is already Out there to Home windows Insiders whereas it is going to change into obtainable to all clients on Home windows 11 in November. Apple TV and Apple Music will likely be made obtainable subsequent 12 months — no actual month or date has been revealed by Microsoft.
Is it an enormous deal?
It definitely is. For Microsoft — which has usually been very Android-oriented — it provides a chance to faucet within the viewers which makes use of an iPhone solely. For Apple, this can be a probability to develop two of its fashionable providers — Music and TV — to a wider base of viewers and attain out to Home windows PC customers.