Online File Storage
|Account Creation||To create a Google Drive account, you need to create an account with Google. If you have a Gmail account, you already have a Google Drive account.|
|Storage Specifications||15 GB of free storage|
|Features||Upload and download documents from anywhere across a range of devices including desktops, laptops, tablets, and smart phones.
Share documents with other users via email or by shareable URL.
Create and manage permissions for files and folders.
Use Google Docs to create and edit documents.
Use Google Sheets to create and edit spreadsheets and tables.
Use Google Slides to create and edit presentations.
For Windows and Mac users, there is a desktop application for Google Drive that makes moving files from local storage to your Google Drive easier and seamless. Unfortunately, this application is not available for Linux users. However, there is software out there that allows Linux users some functionality with Google Drive1.
|Account Creation||To create a Dropbox account, you simply need an email address.|
|Storage Specifications||2 GB of free storage|
|Features||Upload and share documents
Organize files in folders
Share documents via email
Download the Dropbox desktop application, available on Windows, Mac, and Linux.