Google: introduced: this weekend it up to date the net model of Google Drive that can enable customers to make all forms of recordsdata reminiscent of PDFs, photos, Microsoft Workplace paperwork out there for offline viewing.
The corporate stated the brand new replace will enable everybody to bookmark all forms of recordsdata accessible even with out an web connection.
Beforehand, solely Google recordsdata together with Paperwork, Sheets and Displays might be made out there for offline entry however the brand new functionality is pleasant for individuals who journey repeatedly in areas the place web connections could grow to be fluctuating.
To allow offline assist for a sure drive, you possibly can simply click on on an merchandise in your Drive after which change the “out there offline” possibility within the menu. You may then open these recordsdata with the appropriate purposes put in in your PC by means of the Drive internet portal.
As a part of this replace, Chrome OS customers can now choose paperwork, sheets, and displays that they wish to make accessible offline by means of the File app for among the finest Chromebooks. This implies you don’t must open Drive or Docs to mark these recordsdata for offline viewing.
The replace is on the market to all Drive customers utilizing a private or enterprise account. Google has began rolling out the brand new functionality, and it needs to be out there to everybody by September 14th. Nevertheless, in an workplace configuration, directors must manually allow offline entry for his or her area.