Article ID : 00019992 / Last Modified : 11/28/2012

What is the Drive application?

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Google Drive is a Cloud-based application that allows you to upload different types of files to and from an Internet storage location (the Cloud). Image

With the Google Drive application you will also be able to logon in to your account and access data directly from your VAIO computer by visiting the http://drive.google.com website.

The Google Drive application has a unique feature to automatic recognize over 30 different file types, determine which type of file is being uploaded, and automatically categorize that file for you. The application also allows you to search for files by using keywords, filters, file type, owners and many more options. The application even gives you the ability to view uploaded files even, if the specific software used to create those files is not installed.

NOTE:  The Google Drive application comes with 5GB of free storage space. A nominal fee will be required if you wish to have additional storage space.