How do I upload or add files to CloudApp?

You probably know CloudApp for our screenshots, annotations, and recordings. But did you know we also support other file sharing formats? That's right, you can upload and share a wide variety of files in CloudApp from PDF documents to CSV files.

**On the Free plan, you will not be able to upload: PDF, DOC(X), XLS(X), PPT(X), EXE, MSI, APK, ZIP, and other similar types of files**

How to upload local files:

Find the local file you'd like to upload. Click and drag to the CloudApp icon.

On Mac

Use the shortcut seen here to upload selected files.

On Windows

Click and drag to the CloudApp icon. Unfortunately, there is no shortcut to upload files for Windows

Upload files from your computer via the ‘Upload’ button under the Cloud icon:

On Mac

Press the Cloud icon, press ‘More’, and under ‘Additional Actions’, press the upload button.

On Windows

Press the Cloud icon, press ‘More’, and under ‘Primary actions’, press the upload button.

How to upload local files to our web application:

Sign into

  1. Click the Upload icon in the top right-hand corner.

If you need further assistance or have additional questions, we’d be happy to help! Please contact our support team at

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