Google Drive, launched by Google in 2012, is a comprehensive cloud storage and synchronization service that enables users to save and access files online. It provides a secure platform for storing a wide range of file types, including documents, photos, and videos, and allows for these files to be synchronized across various devices, ensuring access from anywhere with an internet connection. Google Drive is deeply integrated with Google's suite of office applications, such as Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides, facilitating seamless collaboration and editing in real time. Users can share files and folders with others, control editing permissions, and work collaboratively on the same document simultaneously. The service offers a free storage quota, with additional storage available through various subscription plans. Popular for its user-friendly interface and robust collaboration tools, Google Drive is a go-to solution for individuals, educational institutions, and businesses seeking efficient cloud storage and seamless teamwork capabilities.