MC249393 – Updated April 09, 2021: Microsoft has updated the post with additional details, for clarity. Thank you for your feedback.
Microsoft is making a 64-bit version of the OneDrive sync client available for Windows.
When this will happen
- Insiders: rollout begins early April
- General availability: rollout should be mid-April through the end of April following the normal The OneDrive sync app update process
- Preview: download available now
How this will affect your organization
Microsoft will silently update user devices from the 32-bit version to the 64-bit version. All functionality is the same as it is in the 32-bit installation.
For preview customers: users can download and install a 64-bit version of OneDrive: 64-bit preview package
What you need to do to prepare
You might want to notify your users about this new capability and update your training and documentation as appropriate.
Note: The OneDrive 64-bit version is only for devices with x64-based processors.