You’ve got generally been able to obtain Google Drive information offline with the formal ‘Backup & Sync’ desktop shopper, but provided how terrible that software is, it can be pleasant to see the net application get comparable functionality. Google extra the capability to mark Docs documents for offline obtain (and edit them offline) previously this calendar year, but now you can save any Generate file.
“You can now make Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides files available offline,” the corporation wrote in a weblog post. “Now, as element of a new beta, you can mark also PDF, graphic, Microsoft Office environment, and other non-Google information for offline access employing Google Travel on Chrome.”
The operation is currently constrained to G Suite companies who have opted into the beta plans for File Stream and offline access. It ought to also get the job done for regular Gmail accounts the moment offline entry is enabled, nevertheless the rollout could not be finish. Annoyingly, the operation is nevertheless confined to Chrome — as much as Google won’t like to admit it occasionally, Firefox still exists.