Google has announced that in some few weeks it would be rolling out the ability to upload, store and organize any type of file in Google Docs.
According to Google, with this change, users would be able to upload and access files from any computer just by having an Internet connection.
The corporation pointed out that instead of emailing files to oneself, which is particularly difficult with large files, one can upload to Google Docs any file up to 250 MB.
Users would have 1 GB of free storage for files they don't convert into one of the Google Docs formats (i.e. Google documents, spreadsheets, and presentations), and if they need more space, they can buy additional storage for $0.25 (or approximately N37.50) per GB per year.
According to Google, this would makes it easy to backup more key files online, from large graphics and raw photos to unedited home videos taken on Smartphone, while adding that users might even be able to replace the USB drive they reserved for those files that are too big to send over email.
Google added that combined with shared folders, users can store, organize, and collaborate on files more easily using Google Docs, while illustrating that if users are in a club or PTA working on large graphic files for posters or a newsletter, they can upload them to a shared folder for collaborators to view, download, and print.
Users can also search for document files they have uploaded or that have been shared with them like their Google documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and PDFs, and thus be able to view many common document file types with the Google Docs viewer.