Rudy Huyn is perhaps the most well known third party creator of apps for Microsoft's Windows Phone platform. Over the past couple of years he has released apps Vine (6sec), Instagram (6tag), Snapchat (6snap) and 9Gag. In January, his release of the Tinder-based app 6tinder was quickly removed from the Windows Phone Store at the request of the social networking service. However, Huyn and Tinder have since made up and he will help create an official app for the company.
In the meantime, Huyn has been busy with other projects. Today, his newest Windows Phone app was released: CloudSix for Dropbox. As the name implies, it allows users to sign onto their Dropbox account and upload files from their Windows Phone. It also can automatically save photos and videos to the cloud service, even if the phone is charging. It also supports multiple accounts. The app is free but is supported by ads; however, they can be turned off with an in-app purchase of $1.29.
The fact that Huyn has released a third party app for Dropbox on Windows Phone is pretty newsworthy on its own, especially since Dropbox has yet to launch an official app for the platform. However, as revealed on Huyn's blog, other developers can code a file picker and file saver in their own apps to upload files to Dropbox via CloudSix support. Huyn has already added this code into his own Snapchat-based app, 6Snap.
Finally, his blog post reveals this will be just the first in a series of CloudSix apps for Windows Phone. Others are in the works that will connect to Microsoft's own OneDrive, along with Google Drive, Box and Mega,