Google Drive is a program that lets you manage and manage the storage space in the cloud offered by Google to save files and access them from any PC or mobile device; In order to back up and synchronize jobs when one or more devices are used, either individually or by a workgroup.
For those users who use Google services, such as Gmail or Google+, Drive can be a good complement to save photos, videos, documents and any other type of file, safely and easily accessible, as if it were a Extra hard disk, but virtual and that can be shared with other people. Attachments received in Gmail can be saved directly to Drive.
An advantage of this service is that it can open almost any stored file directly from the browser, whether documents (PDF, Word, etc.), spreadsheets, presentations or multimedia files; With the possibility of sharing with other users so that everyone has the ability to interact, either in read only mode or with collective editing permissions.
Presents OCR support for the recognition of text in images or in PDFs obtained after scanning a book or document. You can preview the files before opening them. You can also search within documents that are in the folder Google Drive.
Another advantage has to do with the availability of previous versions of documents, being able to access the repository of archives stored up to 30 days prior to the date. It is also possible to access the files without having to be connected to the internet (offline mode).
Another interesting feature is to chat with other users while viewing a document or presentation, which can be very useful during a class or a collective project.
Google Drive 2.34.5075.1619 is the latest version (updated March 2017) of this software available for Windows and Mac that can be downloaded free of charge, with a free initial space of up to 15GB. In case of using this service from mobile phones it is necessary to download the application for the corresponding platform, either from Google Play or from the Apple store.
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