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GOOGLE DRIVE : 20 Uses of Google Drive

Updated on April 25, 2017

Google Drive - Cloud Computing Service from Google


Google drive is cloud computing service from Google. It offers awesome online storage and file syncing up to 15 GB storage free and option for increased storage from 100 GB (4.99USD/month) up to 16 TB which can be acquired through a paid subscription plans. This file storage and sync service has begun on April 24, 2012.

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The Google Drive client software must be installed for Google Drive to sync files in the cloud with files on the user's computer. That software is necessary for ensuring file synchronization in both locations.

It is an extension of Google Docs

the same security and privacy caveats that come with storing information on cloud servers. Macworld offers this handy file encryption tool that works with Google Drive for drag-and-drop encrypting on your desktop.

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20 Uses of Google Drive


  1. To create on line documents

  2. To create on line spread sheet

  3. To create on line presentations

  4. To share on line documents

  5. To share on line spread sheet

  6. To share on line presentations

  7. To get to your files faster.

  8. To view more than 30 types of files without installing specialized soft wares.

  9. To share files with anyone with our own terms.

  10. For universal access to the stored data.

  11. To share and edit files on line from any device.

  12. Get 15 GB for free

  13. Sync files between all of account holder's devices

  14. To Share a photo stored in Google Drive directly in Google+

  15. To Search for images using keywords

  16. To store files very safely.

  17. For better G mail experience

  18. For better Google+ experience

  19. for to work with more files by installing new and updated applications available

  20. To View and search Google Drive on the web in a visual way with grid view

    To Create, open and share files from a variety of apps directly in Google Drive.

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Google Drive was a much awaited cloud computing service from Google. The Google Drive offers collaborative editing of file online and offline. It ensures the highest safety norms in storing of the data. The account holder can also encrypt the data before storing in the Google Drive for more security. It is an extension Google Docs in many aspects.


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Google Drive, even though a new entrant in the field of cloud computing, shares all the salient features of the main competitors in the market on the way for the top position. It has become more appealing by the integration of its many of core and powerful services like Google Search, Gmail and Google+ with it. The average monthly payment for per GB data storage is lower than many of the cloud computing services available in the market.



It offers awesome online storage and file syncing up to 5 GB storage free and option for increased storage from 25 GB (2.49 USD/month) up to 16 TB which can be acquired through a paid subscription plans. This file storage and sync service has begun on April 24, 2012.



The Google Drive client software must be installed for Google Drive to sync files in the cloud with files on the user's computer. That software is necessary for ensuring file synchronization in both locations.



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    Firoz 4 years ago from India

    Useful and Impressive hub on google drive. Voted up and useful.