System requirements and browsers

The latest versions of Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms are compatible with the following operating systems and browsers.

Learn about compatible browsers

Important: On your browser, make sure to turn on cookies and JavaScript.

You can use Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms with the two most recent versions of these browsers:

Other browsers may work, but you might not be able to use all of the features.

Learn about Drive for desktop

You can install and use Drive for desktop on these operating systems,

Learn what file systems are supported by Drive for desktop

Important: To edit Microsoft Office in real time, use Office 2010 and up.

Drive for desktop content cache supports these connected file systems:

  • Apple File System (APFS) for macOS
  • Hierarchical File System plus (HFS+) for macOS
  • New Technology File System (NTFS) for Windows

Drive for desktop doesn’t support network volumes like:

  • Server Message Block (SMB)
  • Network File System (NFS)

Drive for desktop creates a virtual Drive, which opens as a File Allocation Table (FAT) file system.

Tip: There’s a file size limit for FAT. The largest possible file for a FAT32 drive is 4 GB.

Drive for desktop doesn't support:

  • 32-bit Windows systems
  • Windows ARM-based devices
  • Operating systems in beta

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