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Google Drive File Stream

Google Drive File Stream

Date : 29 January 2019

Reported by : Mohd Ikhwan Azmy

Category : Announcements


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Use work files on your computer with Drive File Stream

If you use the original Google Drive for Mac/PC application, you can
uninstall it and install Backup & Sync or Drive File Stream.

Get started with Drive File Stream

You can find and open your files from Google Drive on your computer with Drive File Stream. You can:

  • Save specific files and folders offline, including Team Drives.
  • View and organize your files in your computer’s file system without using storage space.
  • Open files on your computer.

You might not be able to use Drive File Stream, or your organization might install it for you.

To download Drive File Stream:

Download for PC
Download for MAC

  1. On your computer, open:
    • DriveFileStream.exe on Windows
    • DriveFileStream.dmg on Mac
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions.