GOOGLE Drive for Mac/PC that helps millions of people store critical files and cinema on their computers is being scrapped and transposed with dual new storage options.
Here’s all we need to know about this change and your choice options?
When is Google Drive for Mac/PC being close down?
Support for Google Drive for Mac/PC will be cut off from Dec 11 and it will shutdown on Mar 12 subsequent year.
Users who are still regulating a expostulate app will start saying notifications in Oct revelation them expostulate for Mac/PC is “going away”.
Customers will be suggested to use one of dual choice cloud storage options – Backup and Sync, and Drive File Stream
If a user starts using both Drive File Stream and Backup and Sync on a same machine, they’ll be suggested to stop syncing My Drive with Backup and Sync to save hoop space.
You can still entrance Google Drive in a meantime for a web, smartphone apps and possibly of a dual new program options.
What are a alternatives to Google Drive?
The new desktop focus Drive File Stream became accessible currently (Friday Sep 8).
This allows business to entrance their Google Drive files on direct directly from their computer.
The use saves space on your computer’s tough expostulate by hosting all your files in a cloud, reported The Verge.com.
Instead of downloading a Word record onto your computer, modifying it, and uploading again, with Drive File Stream we can simply open and revise a record from cloud.
In a blog post Google said: “Say goodbye to time-consuming record syncing and any concerns about hoop space.
“With Drive File Stream, all your files are always prepared for we and your colleagues.”
More customary users might cite to Backup and Sync, that is already accessible and radically combines Google Drive and Google Photos.
It works in a same approach and has a functionality as Google Drive.
It allows people to collect and select a files they would like to backup rather than syncing a whole folder.