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What is Google Drive?

Keep photos, stories, designs, drawings, recordings, videos, and more. Your first 15 GB of storage are free with a Google Account. Your files in Drive can be reached from any smartphone, tablet, or computer.
Google Drive is a tool in the File Storage category of a tech stack.

Who uses Google Drive?

Companies
3314 companies reportedly use Google Drive in their tech stacks, including StackShare, Lyft, and Delivery Hero.

Developers
36137 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Google Drive.

Google Drive Integrations

Slack, Trello, Confluence, Acquia, and Balsamiq are some of the popular tools that integrate with Google Drive. Here's a list of all 112 tools that integrate with Google Drive.

Google Drive's Features

  • Create & collaborate.- In Google Drive, you can create new documents, spreadsheets and presentations instantly. Work together at the same time, on the same doc, and see changes as they appear.
  • Work better with the products you use everyday.- Say goodbye to bulky email attachments. Send a link from Google Drive in Gmail and everyone has the same file, same version—automatically. Your pictures in Google Drive are instantly available in Google+, so you’re never more than one click away from sharing with your circles.
  • Powerful search.- Google Drive helps you get to your files faster. Search for content by keyword and filter by file type, owner and more. Google Drive can even recognize objects in your images and text in scanned documents.
  • View anything.- 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.
  • Google Drive with your favorite apps.- Create, open and share files from a variety of apps directly in Google Drive.
  • Share the way you want.- You can share files or folders with anyone, and choose whether they can view, edit or comment on your stuff.
  • Start a discussion.- Create and reply to comments to get feedback and make files more collaborative.
  • Go back in time.- Google Drive tracks every change you make—so when you hit the save button, a new revision is saved. You can look back as far as 30 days automatically, or choose a revision to save forever.

Google Drive Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Google Drive?
OneDrive
Outlook.com is a free, personal email service from Microsoft. Keep your inbox clutter-free with powerful organizational tools, and collaborate easily with OneDrive and Office Online integration.
Dropbox
Harness the power of Dropbox. Connect to an account, upload, download, search, and more.
Box
The Box API gives you access to the content management features you see in our web app and lets you extend them for use in your own app. It strives to be RESTful and is organized around the main resources you’re familiar with from the Box web interface.
Google Cloud Storage
Google Cloud Storage allows world-wide storing and retrieval of any amount of data and at any time. It provides a simple programming interface which enables developers to take advantage of Google's own reliable and fast networking infrastructure to perform data operations in a secure and cost effective manner. If expansion needs arise, developers can benefit from the scalability provided by Google's infrastructure.
iCloud
Sign in to iCloud to access your photos, videos, documents, notes, contacts, and more. Use your Apple ID or create a new account to start using Apple services.
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Google Drive's Followers
28575 developers follow Google Drive to keep up with related blogs and decisions.