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Store, access and share your files on the cloud for free with Google Drive

Updated November 23, 2020

Being in the computer repair business, I find myself going between my workstation, netbook, and smartphone quite often. I need to view/edit files on all of my devices and have the changes synchronize back. I am talking about any file, not just MP3's and JPG's. I can do just that and more for free with Google Drive.

View of Google Drive from inside of Windows Explorer
View of Google Drive from inside of Windows Explorer

Google Drive, a cloud-based storage solution, is the latest addition to Google's catalog of products. With the Google Drive application installed on your computer, smartphone, or tablet, you can view/edit files on that device using the programs installed on it. The files then sync back to the Google Drive servers when they are closed. I found it great to synchronize files/folders between my workstation, netbook, and smartphone.

View of Google Drive inside of a web browser
View of Google Drive inside of a web browser

Or you can use a web browser to view/edit files directly on the cloud with the web-based Google Docs (you get instant access when you sign up for Google Drive). Google Drive integrates into Gmail, so you can e-mail and share files with one click. You get 15 GB's of space for free, with more extensive plans (up to 16 TB) available. There are also business plans. Here's a quote from the Google Drive website:

Google Drive. Keep everything. Share anything.

Access everywhere.
Google Drive is everywhere you are on the web, in your home, at the office and on the go. So wherever you are, your stuff is just...there. Ready to go, ready to share. Get started with 15 GB free.

    Google Drive is available for:
  • PC and Mac
  • iPhone and iPad (coming soon)
  • Android devices

Store your files in a safe place.
Things happen. Your phone goes for a swim. Your laptop takes an infinite snooze. No matter what happens to your devices, your files are safely stored in Google Drive.

Go beyond storage. Collaborate.
Google Drive lets you do more than just store your files. Share files with exactly who you want and edit them together, from any device. Google Drive gives you instant access to Google Docs, a suite of editing tools that makes working together better, even when your teammates are miles away.

Work better with the products you use everyday.

Gmail
Say goodbye to bulky email attachments. Send a link from Google Drive in Gmail and everyone has the same file, same version—automatically.

For more information about Google Drive, follow the links below:

Google Drive

Google Drive Features

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