System requirements and browsers
The latest versions of Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms are compatible with the following operating systems and browsers.
- Windows only: Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge
- Mac only: Safari
Other browsers may work, but you might not be able to use all of the features.
Computer operating systems
Backup and Sync
You can download and use Backup and Sync on certain operating systems:
- Windows: Windows 7 and up, not including Windows Server editions (see which version of Windows you're using)
- Mac: Mountain Lion (10.9) and up (see which version you're using)
- Linux: Backup and Sync isn't currently available using the Linux operating system. You can use Google Drive on the web at drive.google.com.
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