Apple Releases iCloud for Windows 13 With Support for ProRes, ProRAW, and Strong Password Generation

Apple today introduced a major update to iCloud for Windows, bringing the version number for the software to 13. Apple has added support for Apple ProRes videos and Apple ProRAW photos, so files in these formats can now be accessed from Windows PCs via iCloud.

icloud windows strong password
All participants of an iCloud Drive shared file or folder are now also able to add or remove people, and Apple has introduced support for generating strong passwords using the iCloud Passwords app.

icloud windows sharing options files
Apple debuted the new iCloud Keychain password manager app back in August, allowing Windows users to access their iCloud Keychain passwords for cross-device functionality. With strong password support, Windows users can access the same password generating technology available for Safari on iOS devices and Macs.

According to Apple's support document for the update, iCloud for Windows 13 also addresses several security vulnerabilities.

iCloud for Windows can be downloaded from the Microsoft Store.

Top Rated Comments

chumps52 Avatar
7 months ago

Apple Releases iCloud for Windows 13
Microsoft skipped Windows 12?
Score: 45 Votes (Like | Disagree)
kbright1892 Avatar
7 months ago

Microsoft skipped Windows 12?
11 was very short-lived.
Score: 23 Votes (Like | Disagree)
kenbewick Avatar
7 months ago

Perhaps revise the title of the article would help.
"Apple Releases iCloud for Windows version 13 With Support for ProRes, ProRAW, and Strong Password Generation"
I got surprised by the "Windows 13" too. ?
wouldn't "Apple Releases iCloud version 13 for Windows" be even more clear?
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
OddyOh Avatar
7 months ago
Windows 13? Now that’s thinking ahead!!
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Tavicu Avatar
7 months ago
I'm not a Windows user but ... Windows 13?
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
kenbewick Avatar
7 months ago

Not when the software is called "iCloud for Windows".
good point but the name on the store isn't "iCloud for Windows" it is just "iCloud", in the description it mentions this version is for windows but that isn't part of the product name..

Attachment Image

Attachment Image
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)

Related Stories

half off 1pass 2

Deals Exclusive: Get Your First Year of the 1Password Individual Plan for 50% Off

Wednesday February 16, 2022 10:36 am PST by
We've partnered with 1Password again this month, this time offering our readers a chance to get 50 percent off their first year of 1Password for Individuals. This offer is available to new customers only, and it doesn't require a coupon code. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with 1Password. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep...
custom email domain mail ios 15 4

iOS 15.4 Beta Adds Support for Setting Up Custom Email Domains With iCloud Mail

Thursday January 27, 2022 5:25 pm PST by
The iOS 15.4 beta that was introduced today expands support for the custom email domain feature available for iCloud+, adding an option to set up a custom domain with iCloud Mail directly on the iPhone. If you go to Settings > Apple ID > iCloud, "iCloud Mail" is now a tappable option and it includes a section for setting up a Custom Email Domain. Prior to now, custom domains were able to...
password hide security recommendation ios 15 4

iOS 15.4 Beta Adds Option to Hide iCloud Keychain Security Recommendations

Tuesday February 1, 2022 9:59 am PST by
For iCloud Keychain passwords, Apple has long offered security recommendations for weak, compromised, or repeated passwords that need updating for maximum protection, but in some situations, you might have passwords that you can't change and annoying alerts you can't get rid of. That's changing in iOS 15.4, which is currently in beta testing. In the iOS 15.4 update, any security...
icloud private relay ios 15

Apple Says iOS 15.2 Included No Changes That Would Have Toggled iCloud Private Relay Off

Wednesday January 12, 2022 2:23 pm PST by
iOS 15.2 did not introduce a bug that turned iCloud Private Relay off for some users, Apple said in a statement that was provided to MacRumors. The statement was in response to a T-Mobile claim that iOS 15.2 had automatically toggled the iCloud Private Relay feature off for some users. iCloud Private Relay is an innovative internet privacy service that allows users with an iCloud+ subscription ...
firefox lockwise password app padded

Mozilla Ending Support for Firefox Lockwise Password Manager in December

Wednesday November 24, 2021 3:42 am PST by
Mozilla has told users of its Lockwise password management app that it will officially end support for the app on December 13. While the password manager will continue to work after that date, it will no longer receive support or security updates. Lockwise began life in 2018 as Lockbox, an open-source mobile app for iOS, Android, and desktop that allowed users to access login credentials and ...
passwords system preferences

macOS Monterey Features Dedicated Password Section in System Preferences, Built-In Authenticator and More

Friday June 11, 2021 2:32 pm PDT by
macOS Monterey makes several improvements to password management, positioning iCloud Keychain as an ideal password service to replace third-party services like Lastpass and 1Password. In System Preferences, there's a new "Passwords" section that houses all of your iCloud Keychain logins and passwords so they're easier to get to, edit, and manage. There's a similar Passwords section that's...
apple passkey

Apple Aiming to Eliminate Passwords With Face ID/Touch ID Passkeys

Thursday June 10, 2021 1:34 pm PDT by
Apple is developing a new passkey feature that will allow customers to use Face ID and Touch ID-based account authentication in lieu of a password, Apple engineer Garrett Davidson explained today in a WWDC developer session (via CNET). "Passkeys in iCloud Keychain," a feature in iOS 15 and macOS Monterey, stores a new WebAuthn credential called a passkey in iCloud keychain. It's used instead ...
macos big sur ios 14 iphone 12 pro macbook air icloud drive desktop documents hero

Apple Merging 'iCloud Documents and Data' Service With iCloud Drive in May 2022

Tuesday May 11, 2021 2:36 am PDT by
Apple plans to merge its iCloud Documents and Data service with iCloud Drive starting in May of 2022, according to a support document published late last week (via MacGeneration). iCloud Drive and iCloud Documents and Data share the fundamental ability to backup data from apps. However, iCloud Documents and Data was often a cumbersome, confusing experience. In contrast, iCloud Drive is more...

Popular Stories

apple ar headset concept 1

Apple's Headset Said to Feature 14 Cameras Enabling Lifelike Avatars, Jony Ive Has Remained Involved With Design

Friday May 20, 2022 6:50 am PDT by
Earlier this week, The Information's Wayne Ma outlined struggles that Apple has faced during the development of its long-rumored AR/VR headset. Now, in a follow-up report, he has shared several additional details about the wearable device. Apple headset render created by Ian Zelbo based on The Information reporting For starters, one of the headset's marquee features is said to be lifelike...
iPhone 14 Purple Lineup Feature

Will the iPhone 14 Be a Disappointment?

Saturday May 21, 2022 9:00 am PDT by
With around four months to go before Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 14 lineup, the overwhelming majority of rumors related to the new devices so far have focused on the iPhone 14 Pro, rather than the standard iPhone 14 – leading to questions about how different the iPhone 14 will actually be from its predecessor, the iPhone 13. The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max are expected...
sony headphones 1

Sony's New WH-1000XM5 Headphones vs. Apple's AirPods Max

Friday May 20, 2022 12:18 pm PDT by
Sony this week came out with an updated version of its popular over-ear noise canceling headphones, so we picked up a pair to compare them to the AirPods Max to see which headphones are better and whether it's worth buying the $400 WH-1000XM5 from Sony over Apple's $549 AirPods Max. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. First of all, the AirPods Max win out when it comes ...
studio display 3

Apple's Rumored 27-Inch Mini-LED Display Now Said to Launch in October

Friday May 20, 2022 8:07 am PDT by
Apple now plans to release a new 27-inch display with mini-LED backlighting in October due to the Shanghai lockdown, which has resulted in production of the display being delayed, according to display industry consultant Ross Young. In a tweet, Young said Apple is in the process of moving production of the display from Quanta Computer to a different supplier and/or location, resulting in a...
HomePodandMini feature green

Kuo: Apple to Release New HomePod in Late 2022 or Early 2023

Friday May 20, 2022 8:55 am PDT by
Apple is working on an updated version of the HomePod that could come in the fourth quarter of 2022 or the first quarter of 2023, according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo says that there "may not be much innovation in hardware design" for the new HomePod, and there is no word on what size the device will be and if it will be a HomePod mini successor or a larger speaker. Apple would ...
airtag purple

Best Apple Deals of the Week: Save on AirTag, AirPods 3, and iPads

Friday May 20, 2022 8:01 am PDT by
Solid markdowns on the AirTag, AirPods 3, and a few iPad models were introduced this week, and below you'll find all of the best deals of the past few days that are still available to purchase. AirTag Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. What's the...