Software : Google : Drive for Android

Google Drive for Android

(as of 8/4/2015)

Software Overview

Main Features

  • Upload files from your Android device to your Drive
  • View documents, videos, and photos in your Drive
  • Share files and folders with other users

Google Drive is an Android app that allows you to upload and access your files in your Drive. You can only install the app with a Google+ account.

The app allows you to upload documents, videos, and images from your Android device to your Drive. Once uploaded, you can search for files by their names and content. You can view supported documents, videos, and photos in a variety of formats, such as Microsoft Office XML, MP4, JPEG, BMP, and TIFF. The app also allows you to share your files and folders with others and customize the viewing capabilities of the files and folders so anyone with a link can view, edit, or comment.

Google Drive allows you to manage your cloud storage from your Android device. You can upload files from your device, view files already in your cloud storage space, and share the files and folders with others. Google Drive is a solid complementary tool for Android users with a Google+ account.

Supported File Types

Primary file extension

.JPG – JPEG Image

Other file extensions used by Google Drive for Android 4

Supported File Types
.AVIAudio Video Interleave File
.BMPBitmap Image File
.DOCXMicrosoft Word Open XML Document
.GIFGraphical Interchange Format File
.MOVApple QuickTime Movie
.MP4MPEG-4 Video File
.PDFPortable Document Format File
.PNGPortable Network Graphic
.PPSXPowerPoint Open XML Slide Show
.PPTXPowerPoint Open XML Presentation
.TIFTagged Image File
.XLSXMicrosoft Excel Open XML Spreadsheet
Additional Related File Formats
.DOCMicrosoft Word Document
.PPTPowerPoint Presentation
.XLSExcel Spreadsheet

Updated: August 4, 2015