ownCloud 6 Features
ownCloud Documents is collaborative editing of rich-text documents. The documents can be created from within the web-interface or existing documents can be uploaded. Sharing and editing can be done securely in the browser and be shared inside ownCloud or via a public link. User that have an account on the same server can be invited or public invitations can also be sent be email. The editing works on top of normal ODF files that are stored in ownCloud. ownCloud Documents is built in cooperation with KO GmbH
Access Your Data
Store your files, folders, contacts, photo galleries, calendars and more on a server of your choosing. Access that folder from your mobile device, your desktop, or a web browser. Access your data wherever you are, when you need it.
Sync Your Data
Keep your files, contacts, photo galleries, calendars and more synchronized amongst your devices. One folder, two folders and more – get the most recent version of your files with the desktop and web client or mobile app of your choosing, at any time.
Share Your Data
Share your data with others, and give them access to your latest photo galleries, your calendar, your music, or anything else you want them to see. Share it publicly, or privately. It is your data, do what you want with it.
- New in ownCloud 6 -
User can upload avatar pictures so that they are easier to recognize by others. This is especially useful for bigger organizations and enterprises.
We now show thumbnails of documents in the web-interface in all the relevant places. This helps the users to recognize their files easier.
A new web conflict dialog if a file is uploaded that already exists. Users have the option to replace or rename a file and compare them with thumbnails.
See what is going on in your ownCloud. You can see the latest files and folders that you have created changed or deleted. You can see when someone shared something with you or you shared something with someone and if the shared files are changed. This stream can also be accessed with an RSS feed and can be ready via an REST api by Desktop and Mobile client.
Improved design. Less visual clutter and more space for a better focus on your content.
Finally, now users can undelete a file that was accidentally deleted through the web interface. Simply select the files in the trash bin and they are returned to where they were deleted from, with versions maintained.
- Other Features -
Want to share your calendar with other users of ownCloud? Enable the Calendar Application, open your calendar, select share, and choose the users or groups you want. You can be sharing your important calendar and important events in no time.
Mounting DropBox, Swift, FTPs, GoogleDocs, S3 and external WebDAV servers now works, and is significantly more performant than it used to be.
Want better control over your shared photo gallery? Now you can specify the ownCloud photo directories, sort order, share your galleries with any email address you choose, and control whether they can share those photos with anyone else.
Want to make ownCloud look and feel like the rest of your site? Use the new theming directory functionality. Any style or image that you place in this directory will be used in place of standard ownCloud fonts, colors and icons.
Want to read PDF files without downloading them? Enable this Application and you can click on any PDF document and read it in your web browser with no download required.
Want to add features and functions to ownCloud? New publicly defined APIs make creating applications for ownCloud much simpler, enabling add on functions a stable integration point for future versions.
Migration and Backup
Do you have multiple ownCloud instances, perhaps a primary and a backup installation? Now you can easily move your ownCloud user accounts between ownCloud instances, and have a backup ready when you need it.
Want to keep track of that all-important to do list? With the Tasks Application, you can easily sync your to do lists with your ownCloud instance.
Want to add one of the existing applications to ownCloud? Simply enable a new application in settings, and it will be automatically downloaded and installed in your ownCloud instance.
- Other Features -
- Improved performance across the board.
- Easier development of 3rd party apps, easier access to core functions for app development with the updated ownCloud App API.
- Share file notification. Send an email if sharing a file or folder.
- Example files for new users. Load new user’s with files, such as a tutorial on how to use ownCloud, which appears when they first log in.
- Sharing REST API. Control sharing from mobile apps and desktop clients
- App management. Improved management of 3rd party apps.
- LDAP / Active directory integration