Drive File Stream

Several users have reported concerns regarding news they heard about Google Drive going away. Good news, it’s not Google Drive going away but the Google Drive app for Mac and Windows.
Drive File Stream is the replacement, a new application for your Mac or PC. You can use Drive File Stream to access all your Google Drive files from your computer while using less disk space and decreasing sync time. How does it work?

With Drive File Stream, you can:

  • Quickly see all your Google Drive files in Finder/Explorer (including Team Drives).
  • Browse and organize Google Drive files without downloading all of them to your computer.
  • Choose which files or folders you’d like to make available offline.
  • Open files in common apps like Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop.

How do I get started?
Install Drive File Stream and get started.
https://support.google.com/drive/answer/7329379
More information here.

Author: mlimpdx

Education Technology at Portland Public Schools in Portland, OR

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