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I just uploaded a few relatively large files (.dmg files, around 1-2 GB each) to my Google Drive and noticed the file sizes reported by Google Drive are significantly lower than the originals.
For one of the files:
- macOS reports 806 MB.
- Google Drive reports 769.0 MB.
Strangely enough, Google Drive also reports (806,819,752 bytes), which is roughly 806.8 MB.
What's going on here?
- Is this some kind of bug?
- Was an error encountered during the upload?
- Does Google Drive automatically compress files for storage?