Inside iCloud Drive
Special cloud storage iCloud Drive appeared with the release of the eighth version of iOS. iCloud Drive is a new technology for storing data in the “cloud” storage, which replaced the usual standard synchronization of user data with the iCloud account. With the “drive” prefix, the storage capabilities of Apple have significantly expanded.
This article describes downloading a file inside iCloud Drive. Cirrus was used as a tool for viewing what iCloud does. This account is mainly based on what is happening in High Sierra 10.13.3. More step-by-step information can be found in this article.
It is worth noting that, having introduced iCloud Drive, Apple managed to create a full-fledged alternative to various popular “cloud” data stores.