Dropbox’s new Modern UI app for Windows 8 is ready and will be submitted for review.
Dropbox’s new Modern UI app for Windows 8 is ready and will be submitted for review later today [5 December 2012]
Taking to the stage at LeWeb 2012 in Paris, Dropbox today announced it will soon launch a new Windows 8 app featuring support for Microsoft’s Modern UI, submitting it to to Microsoft for review tonight.
Dropbox had previously said that they would build an app back in October, but waited until today to share that the app is ready and will be submitted for review later today. The company says that as soon as Microsoft approves the submission, it will be immediately launched.
This suggests the app may hit before the end of this week, and if not then, Dropbox says will almost certainly be available next week.
The new app will work across the both versions of Windows 8, offering access to files, photos and media files stored in the cloud from the desktop but also on Windows RT devices like the Surface.