Google Drive : The Unique Features



Google Drive is launched with 5 GB cloud storage free and you can upload and access all of your files, including videos, photos, Google Docs, PDFs and beyond. Here are the features of Google Drive:

Access everywhere: Google Drive, being a cloud storage can be accessed anywhere and everywhere.

Available for: It is available for PC, Mac and Android devices. Very soon the Drive will be available for iPhone and iPad.

Safe and Secure: When you use Drive to store your things, they are absolutely safe and secure. Even when your pc, laptop, tablet, smartphone or any device is lost or goes kaput, your files are safely stored in Google Drive.

Storage: Upto 5 GB is free. However, you can choose to upgrade to 25GB for $2.49/month, 100GB for $4.99/month or even 1TB for $49.99/month. When you upgrade to a paid account, your Gmail account storage will also expand to 25GB.

Access to Google Docs: Google Drive gives you instant access to Google Docs, a suite of editing tools that makes working together better with your teammates even if they are scattered the world over..

Create & collaborate: Google Drive offers you the facility to create new documents, spreadsheets and presentations instantly. You can work together with your team members at the same time, on the same doc, and see changes as they appear. You can create, open and share files from a variety of apps directly in Google Drive.

No more bulky Gmail attachments: You are spared from the trouble of making bulky email attachments. You can just send a link from Google Drive in Gmail and everyone automatically has the same file and the same version.

Share Google+ pics and videos : Sharing your videos and pictures with your circles is just one click away as whatever is stored in Google Drive are instantly available in Google+.

Powerful search: Google Drive helps you get to your files faster. You can search for content by keyword and filter by file type, owner or other categories. Moreover, Google Drive can even recognize objects in your images and text in scanned documents.

View anything: You can open over 30 file types right in your browser, including HD video, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, even if you don’t have the program installed on your computer/device.

Share online discussion: You can share files or folders with anyone, and choose whether they can view, edit or comment on your stuff. You can start a discussion and reply to comments to get feedback to make files more collaborative.

Tracking changes: Google Drive tracks every change you make and when you hit the save button, a new revision is saved. However, you can look back as far as 30 days automatically, or choose a revision to save forever.

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