Google drive makes your files accessible from everywhere. Its motto is “Keep everything, Share anything”. Indeed, it is well integrated with your Google account and your files under the Drive. It has compact and practical interface for mobile platforms that you can easily create and modify text files, spreadsheets and more.
- Version: 1.1.592.10
- Requires: Android 2.1 and up
- Category: Productivity
- Size: 7.2 M
- Price: Free
The term “cloud” is become very popular of late years. We start to keep our data online as the internet has become widespread. Because our life is getting mobile, the need to access data from various places has become critical. Cloud technology enables us to reach data from anywhere if we have an internet connection and any device to connect.
Another good feature of the cloud technology is its safety. Your data is stored safely in the remote servers. You don’t worry about losing your usb drive or any crash on your computer.
Google Drive product is released in April 2012 and it is replaced with the Google Docs by adding more functionality. If you have an Google account you don’t have to do additional things. You are given 5 GB free space for your storage. You can upload any files, create folders, create or modify files and much more.
You can keep your files private or make them public to certain people or everyone. This is very important feature at most situation and enable people to work on the same files simultaously with a good synchronization. It really saves much more time and increases productivity.
As you access your files by using web interface when you logged in to your Google account, you can also download and install PC version. When you set up Google Drive to your PC, new folder which is dedicated to Drive is created. That folder is continuously synchronized with the cloud and always kept up to date. The advantage of using PC version is that you are able to use any program which is installed on your computer to open and edit files in the Google Drive folder.
Google Drive Android application is designed for Android tablets and phones. Its native design is optimized for mobile devices and makes it easy to manage files under the Drive folder.
It is fully integrated with the Google account and you can see all the files in the latest versions. You can also upload files directly from your Android device. It lets you to edit text and spreadsheet files again directy from your mobile phone or tablet.
You can view presentations and PDFs. You can take photo and instantly upload on Drive.
In other Android applications, if you use share option, you can select and upload your files into Google Drive.
You can make files offline if they are not shared with someone else and read them without an internet connection.