Google Drive employs a security system known as SSL encryption. This is a highly reliable method of sending and receiving information. As the developers are constantly checking for issues, the chances of an account being hacked are minimal.
This software bundle is one of the most well-known packages on the market today. It is associated with the same levels of trustworthiness that are associated with Google itself. There should be few issues in regards to reliability or transparency.
Users can enjoy up to 15 gigabytes of free storage space within Google Drive. However, please note that this space also includes any information contained within a Google email account. Up to one terabyte of storage can be obtained by registering for a paid account.
It is possible to view files even if there is no Internet connection available. The user will first need to sign into Chrome. He or she will then choose the option to "Sync Google Docs, Sheets and Drawings". These can then be accessed without needing to be connected to the Internet.
Users will be pleased to learn that this cloud storage system is able to work in combination with mobile devices. This bundle can be downloaded for both iOS and Android operating systems. The UI is the same regardless of which OS is utilised, so this cloud storage system is rather universal in nature.
The basic version of Google Drive is free to install. However, those who are looking for more storage space can choose to become involved with a number of paid subscription plans.
One of the benefits associated with this program is that users can share files with anyone even if the recipient does not have Google Drive installed. The process is streamlined and there should be few issues in regards to opening any files that were shared.
This program will collect personal information on occasion with the sole intention of streamlining the experience of the end user. Social media details, browsing interests and personal contacts are a handful of examples. Please read the terms and conditions to learn more.
Many browsers can work together with Drive. These include Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge and Safari (for Mac devices). Please note that additional variants may function and yet, the user might not be able to access all of the features associated with Drive.
Mac users will need at least Lion 10.7 in order to access the features offered by Drive. This software is able to work with Windows 7 and later systems (including Windows 10). Please note that there is no version of Google Drive that is able to work with Linux operating systems.