Google Drive is a file hosting service that provides file storage as well as file synchronization services to the users. It also offers offline capabilities. So, you can work on it offline. And, your data will be synced once you connect to the internet. It was first released in the year 2012. Also, this service is developed and distributed by Google Inc. The main feature of the service is that it allows you to store any type of files on their cloud storage. In this way, you can access the file from anywhere at any time. Plus, it offers file synchronization through which the files can be synced on different devices working remotely. So, multiple people can easily access the data at the same time. There are different subscriptions available for organizations and businesses. Other than that, the interface is pretty clean and simple on web as well as application.
Along with the above features, Google Drive is available for multiple platforms which makes it a cross-platform service. Those platforms include:
- Mac OS.
Also, there is a web version available. So, you can access the files through a web browser too. Although there are paid versions yet it also offers you a free version. In that, the storage size is limited and you can’t exceed that. Plus, there is a feature that you can set the privacy of a file and folder. And, then share it. It allows you to put public, private, readable only as a privacy feature of the shared file or folder.