If you prefer to work on non-Google formatted files from your desktop, you can install Drive File Stream if your administrator has it turned on. Then, you can access uploaded files in any browser or device that has Drive installed.
If you uninstall Drive File Stream, your Drive files won’t be affected. You can still access the files from Drive on the web.
Not sure whether to use Drive File Stream or Backup and Sync?
For a comparison of Backup and Sync and Drive File Stream, see Compare Backup and Sync & Drive File Stream.
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