If you want to sync files between Google Drive and your computer, Google offers two options: Google File Stream and Google Backup and Sync. Both services are allowed with @oc.edu and @eagles.oc.edu.
|Backup and Sync||File Stream|
|Use files in Team Drives||No||Yes|
|Sync only selected folders in My Drive||Yes||Yes|
|Sync only individual files in My Drive||No||Yes|
|Use native apps, like Microsoft Office & Photoshop||Yes||Yes|
|Sync other folders, like Documents or Desktop||Yes||No|
|Use with your personal Google Account (not associated with OC)||Yes||No|
You can see and find your files in Google Drive on your computer with Drive File Stream. You can:
- Save specific files and folders offline, including Team Drives.
- View and organize your files in your computers file system, such as:
- Explorer on Windows
- Finder on macOS
- Open files with apps installed on your computer.
- See all of your files in Google Drive without using storage space on your computer.
You can download File Stream and find additional instructions at the following link:
Backup and Sync
You can back up and sync your files with your Mac or Windows computer.
You can download Back up & Sync and find additional instructions at the following link: