What are Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides?
Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides are productivity apps that let you create different kinds of online documents, work on them in real time with other people, and store them in your Google Drive online — all for free. You can access the documents, spreadsheets, and presentations you create from any computer, anywhere in the world. (There's even some work you can do without an Internet connection!) This guide will give you a quick overview of the many things that you can do with Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides.
Google launched Google Docs, Sheets and Slides apps for iOS on Wednesday to challenge Microsoft Office for iPad.
Standalone Google Docs and Sheets and apps are available to download now from the iTunes Store, with a Slides app set to arrive later in the year. Until now, iOS users had to make do with a Google Drive app for viewing and editing Google Docs.
Now Google Docs, Sheets and Slides apps for iOS is Microsoft Office rival.
These apps arrive just a month after Microsoft Office for iPad, as Google looks to challenge its rival in the productivity suite market. With Microsoft's Word, Excel and Powerpoint apps requiring a Microsoft Office 365 subscription, Google might just manage to do that, with its stanalone apps being made available for free.
Google product manager Brian Levee said in a blog post on Wednesday, "Every year, phones and tablets get better, and more of you are starting to use your mobile devices not just to view, but also to create and edit content.
"While the Drive app is a convenient place to store your stuff, we want to make it easier for you to quickly find, edit and create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations on the go."
Much like the Drive app, the Google Docs, Sheets and Slides apps display a user's most recently edited files first, and the apps allow users to collaborate on documents at the same time. There's also an offline mode, allowing users to view and edit their files without an internet connection.
"Now, if you have a brilliant idea for a best-selling novel while traipsing through the Amazonian rainforest (or you know, something more probable, like during flight takeoff)... no problem. You can jot down your idea in the Docs app on your phone, even when you're offline," Levee added.
Google's new standalone productivity apps are also available on Android devices, of course, and are free to download from the Google Play store.
so clear with google doc, sheet and slide, we can not need to install software locally on your hardware, simply browse to the address you enter:
and we can enjoy from anywhere.
Image credits: www.google.com