Google Drive

Free with limited functionality by Google |

Google Drive is a place where you can can upload, access, and share all of your files. You can get started with 15GB of storage for free. Google Drive can automatically sync files on your computer, or you can manually upload your files. With Google Drive, you can: - Create and collaborate. Google Docs is built right into Google Drive, so you can work with others in real time on documents, spreadsheets and presentations. - Store everything safely and access it anywhere (especially while on... More info »

Alternative names for Google Drive: gdrive


Mac, iPhone, iPad, WindowsDoes not work with Windows XP or older, Android + Tablet, Online, Chrome OS

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its great, and it even offers 5GB extra for every referral you make for either party, follow this link to get 5GB extra; copy.com?r=K7Zhlk


awesome way of file storage!

Positive Comment by Joseph864 about Google Drive Jun 2013

i like the app on gmail cause it allows me to share files much easier


Wow it can extract zip and rar files online, this feature is cool!


The folder location of the local folder is C:\Users\MyUser\Google Drive and cannot be changed to another drive or partition in the Settings of Google Drive Version 1.2.3123.0250. So, if you make a Drive-Image-Backup with Macrium Reflect of C:\ all personal Data are included and you cannot separate it from the system data.

Local folder cannot be changed

In difference to DropBox you cannot change the language in the Google-Drive-App to make an english screenshot for AlternativeTo.net.


If you don't have Drive yet, select "notify me" on GDrive page, and the Docs space will automatically be upgraded to 5GB.


Too bad that Google does not offer WebDAV Access


This is what Google terms says for Google drive for users with Google personal account. "When you upload or otherwise submit content to our Services, you give Google (and those we work with) a worldwide license to use, host, store, reproduce, modify, create derivative works (such as those resulting from translations, adaptations or other changes we make so that your content works better with our Services), communicate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute such content. "