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Deprecation of Google Drive for Mac/PC
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Google has announced that Google Drive for Mac/PC will no longer be supported starting 11 Dec 2017, and will then be shut down completely on 12 May 2018. Users using Google Drive for Mac/PC most likely have received notifications advising them about the software's deprecation.

Hence, it is recommended that users switch to Drive File Stream (for GSuite Google accounts only) and/or Backup and Sync (available both for GSuite and Personal Google accounts) as a replacement for this tool.

Drive File Stream:

Drive File Stream allows you to access Drive files on demand from your PC (as a network drive) without having to download the files on your PC. It also supports Team Drives.

Backup and Sync:

Backup and Sync is similar to Google Drive for Mac/PC in that it downloads your Google Drive files on your computer (Sync), but adds simple Backup functionality to allow you to back up files from your PC onto Google Drive.

Last Updated: 23 January 2018

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