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Google Drive is a web-based file synchronization service launched by Google on 24-April-2012. It replaced Google Docs and provides 15 GB of free storage (shared amongst Gmail, Google Drive, and Google+ Photos), with the option to rent more.

Google Drive offers a client for PC and Mac that automatically syncs files in the background that are placed in a special folder (similar to Dropbox).

Questions here on Super User should be concerned primarily with the client app, local storage and file synchronization.

There is also a web application that allows managing your stored files as well as a number of office productivity apps (Google Documents, Google Spreadsheets, Google Presentations). Questions about that aspect of the service are off-topic here and should be asked at Web Applications.

There are also Android and iOS (iPhone/iPad) clients that allow for automatic synchronization to/from local storage on your device.

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