Google Workspace is a great tool that allows you to get a lot done, but sometimes you might find yourself in a position where you need to download the files and take them with you or send them to someone. In these cases, you might not want to share the link. Instead, you can simply download them as whatever file format you might need!
Depending on the Google App you are using, the file types might vary, but they will coincide with whatever common file formats you are used to seeing for that particular type of file. Here is a breakdown for Docs, Sheets, and Slides:
When you are ready, simply go to File > Download and select the file type you want! It’s that easy.
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Dan has 25 years of progressive experience in the IT industry. He has led three successful companies focused on small and medium business IT solutions since 1997.